Teen Services Specialist Job at Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Las Vegas, NV

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  • Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
  • Las Vegas, NV

Job Description

Overview:

The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is currently hiring for a Teen Services Specialist at the Clark County Library Library.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under supervision of the Teen Services Department Head, the Teen Services Specialist performs a variety of paraprofessional work to support the programs, partnerships, and/or operations of a Teen Services Department, Youth Services Department, and/or Teen Tech Center at a branch library. Receives direct supervision from the Teen Services Department Head or assigned Department Head.

Description of hours and wages :

The pay range for this position is $26.38 to $35.36 per hour. Pay typically begins towards the entry of the pay range, and employees are eligible for annual merit and COLA increases per District policy.

This is a part-time (19 hours per week),  FLSA non-exempt position.

Application Deadline :

The application deadline for this position is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted prior to this deadline.

We anticipate interviewing for this position on or around July 24, 2024.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :

1. Provides exceptional internal and external customer service to promote a positive patron experience.

2. Assists teens and other youth with a variety of projects that support planning for the future, including pursuing academic and job opportunities that leverage their skills and experience.

3. Instructs teens and other youth with the use of a variety of technical equipment and software programs.

4. Maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons.

5. Supports the implementation of special programs and exhibits to improve teen communication, creativity, and job skills; and to encourage greater patronage of the Library District.

6. Utilizes a variety of electronic devices, sound recording equipment, printers, automated library systems, and software programs including e-mail, Internet, social media, and other digital tools and resources.

7. Provides basic computer maintenance, including file management, trouble-shooting, and technical support.

8. Conducts outreach to external organizations including schools, community centers, and other organizations to promote library services.

9. Ensures physical maintenance and proper location of library materials and equipment related to the department.

10. Prepares and conducts programs targeted for teens and other youth.

11. Decorates the department with appropriate accessories utilizing teen created artwork and projects.

12. Provides reference and other services to teens and other library patrons by searching files, the library material collection, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials.

13. Conducts tours of the department for teachers, students, schools, and other interested groups.

14. Maintains compliance with the Library District, Branch, Teen Services and Youth Services Department policies and procedures and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff.

15. Maintains knowledge of Teen Services and/or Youth Services.

16. Exercises limited decision making skills.

17. Responds to public and staff inquiries in a courteous and timely manner.

18. Schedules public use of equipment, when appropriate.

19. Maintains positive communication between branch staff, other departments, and Library District Administration.

20. Supports volunteer mentors, ensuring they work effectively with teens and other youth.

21. Maintains, tracks, and files a variety of patron and statistical data and records.

22. Interacts extensively in person, over the telephone, and electronically in the general correspondence with Library District staff and management, other library systems, outside agencies, partners, vendors, and the general public.

23. Operates library and general office equipment including but not limited to copy machine, telephone, and fax machine.

24. Ensures that the calendar of programs, activities, and events for the department is maintained.

25. Provides information about District-wide activities, facilities, and services.

26. Attends and/or conducts meetings and training sessions onsite and offsite, and participates in sharing ideas and issues in support of collaborate projects across networks.

27. Promotes and supports the overall mission of the District by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.

Qualifications:

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY : 

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ages, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Substantial coursework in teen literature and/or development or equivalent training and/or experience working with teens. 

License, Certificate, or Requirements:

Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Mobility to work in an office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit or stand for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; vision to read printed materials and computer screens; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.   

*PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

Schedule:

Saturday: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

* This schedule may be subject to change based on the needs of the Library District.

Pay Range: USD $26.38 - USD $35.36 /Hr. Position Type: Part-Time Category: Teen Services Job Location: Clark County Library Location : Address: 1401 E. Flamingo Road

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Currently hiring, Saturday,

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