LIBRARY ASSISTANT IV (Competition #FTE21-01)

Posted on July 7, 2021. Primary Region: Cochrane, AB

The Cochrane Public Library is looking for a vibrant, engaged, library loving individual to work as a Library Assistant.

Job Description: The Library Assistant IV provides a full range of customer service with a focus on the planning and delivery of adult and children’s programming, along with membership services, information and readers’ services, technical services, general programming and engagement activities in the library and the community, and various other related duties. Among other duties, this position will also be responsible for programs related to use of makerspace and should be comfortable learning and using the related technologies.

Education and Experience Required:
• Undergraduate degree with related programming and customer service experience and/or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience
• Demonstrated experience and skills related to the planning and execution of large programs &/or events is an asset
• Proven ability and willingness to network, build relationships within the community, and seek opportunities for external grants and sponsorships is essential, along with an overall knowledge of the Cochrane and Rocky View County communities are considered assets
• Self-motivated, with strong attention to detail and the ability to stay organized, prioritize, and manage multiple projects and demands simultaneously
• One to two years of customer service experience, previous library experience is preferred
• Fluency in both verbal and written English communication
• Fluency in languages other than English an asset
• Advanced technological literacy skills
• Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check from the Police Service
• Valid Alberta driver’s licence (may be required); ability to satisfy insurance requirements

Schedule: This is a full-time position with 40 set hours per week including evening and weekend shifts, to be initially scheduled as follows:

Week 1:
Sunday OFF
Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday 9am-6pm
Wednesday 9am-6pm
Thursday 11:30am-8:30pm
Friday 9:30am-6:30pm
Saturday OFF

Week 2:
Sunday OFF
Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday 9am-6pm
Wednesday OFF
Thursday 11:30am-8:30pm
Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 9:30am-6:30pm

Start date: To be determined

Compensation: $20.86 to $22.12 per hour

To Apply: Please apply via email with resume and cover letter to HR Manager

*Subject line of email should include Competition # quoted above
*Please note that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

Closing Date: This posting will close at 5pm on Friday, July 23, 2021


405 Railway St. W
Cochrane, AB

Job type: Full-time

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HR Manager