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CONTRACTED DIGITAL LITERACY TRAINER

We have an opening for a part-time Contracted Digital Literacy Trainer Position.   It is a grant funded position.  This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio. 

The Cuyahoga Falls Library mission is to connect people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination by providing access and professional guidance to resources that inform, entertain and enrich. 

This position assists in accomplishing that mission by:

  • Work with library customers in one-on-one assistance either on a drop-in basis or scheduled appointment.
  • Plan, schedule and conduct digital literacy training in a classroom setting.
  • Develop new digital literacy training.
  • Engage the community.
  • Assists Marketing Manager in market training and other digital resources.
  • Maintain attendance and survey records.
  • Perform specific duties needed by the community.
  • Demonstrates an interest in and ability to use and troubleshoot technology of all kinds while helping patrons.
  • Enforces policies and procedures regarding safety, training and access to the Makerspace.
  • Provides consultative technical and training support and services to Computer Room and Makerspace users.
  • Acts as a mentor by connecting patrons and staff with information, tools, and resources to pursue their passions.
  • Assists patrons in the Computer Room and Makerspace with a variety of machinery, including 3D printers, die cut machines, VHS to DVD converter equipment, button makers, etc.
  • Takes part in technical training in-house and offsite training session.

Education/Experience

Prefer degree from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of higher education, experience, certification, and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work associated with this position.

Essential skills of the Position

  • Ability to use and understand a PC desktop and/or laptop computer, including a mouse, printer, scanner and other peripherals.
  • Familiarity with major internet browsers including but not limited to: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Knowledge of a variety of apps for smartphones and other devices.
  • Knowledge of common communication technologies such as email and social media.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • General understanding of the functionality of eReaders, smartphones, and tablet computers
  • General understanding of digital media such as eBooks, digital magazines, and streaming video.
  • Performs information desk and Makerspace duties for customers of all ages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Enthusiastic about excellent customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Willingness to explore and research solutions to software and hardware problems as they arise.
  • Confidence, experience, and ability to instruct in the use of various forms of technology, including digital devices.
  • Cooperative, flexible, optimistic, and positive attitude.
  • Work well independently and as a team member.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time contract position which is grant funded working 20-28 hours a week.   Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Evening and weekend work will be required as schedule demands.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application.


LIBRARY ASSISTANT II - Adult Services

Do you enjoy providing top rated customer service? Do you want to be part of an all-star team that is providing a valuable resource to the community?  We have an opening for one part-time Library Assistant II in Adult Services at the Cuyahoga Falls Library. The part-time position is scheduled 20-28 hours per week plus some benefits. The pay is $13.75/hour.

Job Overview

  • Providing information and reader’s advisory service in person and over the telephone.
  • Assists in creating and executing program and events.
  • Assists and instructs the public in the use of the library’s collection and equipment.
  • Demonstrates an interest in and ability to use and troubleshoot technology of all kinds while helping patrons in the makerspace and while on the information desk.
  • Enforces policies and procedures regarding safety, training and access to the Makerspace.
  • Provides consultative technical and training support and services to Computer Room and Makerspace users.
  • Acts as a mentor by connecting patrons and staff with information, tools, and resources to pursue their passions.
  • Assists patrons in the Computer Room and Makerspace with a variety of machinery, including 3D printers, die cut machines, VHS to DVD converter equipment, button makers, etc.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, MLS degree preferred

Essential Functions of the Position

  • Performs information desk and Makerspace duties for customers of all ages.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Enthusiastic about excellent customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Willingness to explore and research solutions to software and hardware problems as they arise.
  • Confidence, experience, and ability to instruct in the use of various forms of technology, including digital devices.
  • Cooperative, flexible, optimistic, and positive attitude.
  • Work well independently and as a team member

Core Competencies

  • Basic Computer Use/Hardware knowledge
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Customer Service

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

We are looking for a customer-focused self-starter. Excellent oral and written communication.  Candidate must be excited about the prospect of growing and learning in a changing environment.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable on library operations, able to see the big picture and understand when to jump and help in different areas.  Teamwork skills and communication skills are critical.

This position works a variety of daytime, evening, and weekend hours including Saturday year round.

Pay rate is $13.75.   Position is open until filled. Please submit resume or application to: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.com

We are a busy, suburban library looking for an energetic, creative, self-motivated, flexible team member with a passionate commitment to customer service to all customers.


CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN - Part Time

Do you enjoy providing top rated customer service and working with children? Do you want to be part of an all-star team that is opening the world of books to children? We have an opening for a part-time Librarian at the Cuyahoga Falls Library. The position is 20-28 hours per week. 

Our Librarian will work with customers providing information and reader’s advisory service in person and over the phone. Plans and conducts children’s programs and displays.  Assist in the development of the children’s collection. Provides instruction on the use of library collection and equipment and other duties as assigned.

Some of the job responsibilities and job requirements are:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited graduate school of library and information science
  • Ability to present a positive, professional image to public
  • Ability to interact positively with young people and other customers
  • Enthusiastic about serving young people and other customers
  • Skill in creating and presenting programs and displays
  • Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Confidence and experience in computer use, including word processing, general

      internet searching, and other computer applications

  • Strong interest in increasing professional knowledge
  • Open to new experiences and ideas, with happy, optimistic disposition
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationship with supervisor and co-workers
  • Knowledge and experience in literacy development and reading instruction
  • In-depth knowledge of children’s literature and other resources for youth
  • Ability to make school visits and participate in other outreach activities
  • Selection of a variety of children’s materials, including books, magazines, and audiovisual materials

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application.

 

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