Job Posting for Literacy Associate 2 at Library Systems & Services Llc
LOCATION: CAMARILLO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Under direction from management, the Literacy Associate 2 will be responsible for aspects of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program and Educational Services with Camarillo Public Library’s Adult Literacy Center. This position will also promote Literacy and Educational Programs at community events and other opportunities.
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
Plan, develop and implement English as a Second Language (ESL) services and programs
Lead Camarillo Literacy tutors through training and standards in delivery of literacy initiatives
Serves as the system’s ESL expert, including the development and assessment of ESL programs and services
Under direction of Literacy Coordinator, conduct outreach activities through a variety of programs and projects
Work closely with Librarians and library management to plan, implement and promote ESL programming activities.
Work closely with School Districts to provide Library Cards and other ESL services
Coordinate public relations and social media presence related to the department with Literacy Coordinator
Represent Camarillo Public Library at and participate in state and local literacy-related activities, programs, seminars, workshops and conferences
Ability to interact with a diverse population and assist supervisor with additional tasks, as needed
Know and understand the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library. In addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials available at your local library(ies).
Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records
Other duties as assigned
An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required.
H.S. Diploma or GED
Two years of library experience preferred
Basic knowledge of library systems and databases preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
Multilingual speaking a plus.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings and weekends
Must be able to frequently move from place to place within the location; file and retrieve books and other items on high shelves; lift, push/pull, hold/carry of items weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 35 pounds. of heavy boxes, books, and equipment; work in confined spaces; walk; bend; stoop; reach; and climb.
LS&S is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.