ibrary Associate I – Children’s Department at the Hagerstown Library, Washington, DC

Library Associate I  Children’s Department at the Hagerstown Library.  Full-time position, hours are Monday thru Friday and will include evenings and weekends.  Duties include: Design and implement STEM programs for elementary/middle school aged children.  Assists in the planning and preparation for the Library’s Summer Reading Club; Staffs reference Desk; maintains children’s Facebook page; fills in as needed for story time. Create press releases/social media advertisements for STEM programs.  Assist in developing and implementing Homeschool program; helps in planning special events, parties, etc. and other duties as assigned. KSA: BA degree. Interest/ability in developing science related programming required.  Background in Children’s literature/children’s library work very desirable, facility with word, Canva, Publisher a plus.  Interpersonal skills: Desire to work with children and families. Experience in programming, basic computer skills; excellent oral and written communication skills, a positive interpersonal style, ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate a positive library image; flexibility and initiative.  May be asked to work outside of assigned duties. Must be able to secure certification by the MD State Department of Education as a Library Associate within 24 months following appointment.

Application must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020.  To apply: download application from website: www.washcolibrary.org.

Preference will be given to candidates that have experience in programming for elementary/middle school aged children.

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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