Children’s Programmer (Cranbrook Public Library)

The Cranbrook Public Library is seeking a Children’s Programmer. In collaboration with other library staff, the Children’s Programmer creates, plans, promotes and delivers people-centred literacy enhancing programs and services. The Children’s Programmer is an outgoing, resourceful and innovative individual that works closely with a diverse range of community groups and individuals to establish relationships and develop services to meet the information needs of the community.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMER
 Develop and implement literacy-related programs and services for children and youth
 Build positive relationships with different community organizations, groups and individuals
 Identify and contact potential speakers and presenters of programs
 Represent the library and its programs and services, at community events
 Market and promote library services and programs through all forms of media

ABOUT YOU
This position could be right for you if you…
 Have a degree or diploma in a related field
 Have experience in program planning and delivery
 Have excellent written and oral communication skills
 Have a Class 5 Driver’s Licence
 Are comfortable and successful at dealing with people in one-on-one and group settings
 Feel comfortable speaking publicly
 Are resourceful, creative, and self-motivated
 Feel comfortable with computer technology
 Are social media savvy

ABOUT US
The Cranbrook Public Library strives to connect people to information and ideas, promote literacy, and support lifelong learning through the provision of superior library services.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Term 4 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Hours 20 hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays
Wage Range $23.49 – $24.19, depending on experience

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and covering letter addressing the above requirements either by mail, in person or via email by Tuesday, 29 May 2017 to:
Deanne Perreault, Deputy Librarian
Cranbrook Public Library
1212 2nd Street North
Cranbrook, BC V1C 4T6
dperreault@cranbrookpubliclibrary.ca

While the Library thanks you in advance for your interest, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.
As the Cranbrook Public Library is responsible to provide a safe and welcoming environment for its patrons and employees, a criminal record check is a condition of employment. Disclosure of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the Library. Personal information collected is used in accordance with the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Cranbrook Public Library is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from qualified individuals.

Children’s programmer job posting 2017

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