Children’s Services Coordinator - Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is a dynamic municipality on the island of Montreal with a population of approximately 33 000. The City prides itself on providing the highest level of services to its residents at a reasonable cost.

Position: Children’s Services Coordinator

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is currently searching for a dynamic candidate to join its management team in the role of Children’s Services Coordinator for the City’s Library Department.

 

Description:

Under the supervision of the Manager of Community and Family Services, the Children’s Services Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Developing and animating children’s programs, particularly early literacy programs
  • Providing community outreach support by visiting schools and daycares
  • General management duties

 

Specific Duties:

  • Helps to supervise the daily operation of the children's library to ensure delivery of the highest quality service
  • Assists children in use of the library and its resources
  • Assists library patrons, primarily parents and children, in finding appropriate materials, answering reference questions and providing reader’s advisory
  • Provides reference service at the adult point of service
  • Maintains statistical records of department use and program attendance
  • Prepares activities for class or group visits as needed
  • Participates in library management meetings and collaborates with other managers/coordinators
  • Maintains the children’s portion of the library’s website
  • Provides outreach services to schools, daycares and preschools, and other community organizations and agencies that serve children and their caregivers.
  • Plans, prepares and animates programs for babies, toddlers and children
  • Selects books and other materials suitable for children
  • Prepares promotional material for children’s programs and services
  • Creates attractive displays to encourage discovery and learning
  • Act as a leader in health and safety matters, including implementing the prevention program, proposing and implementing improvements, and presiding over health and safety breaks.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of current trends in library service to children
  • Knowledge of materials for children, in both English and French
  • Experience performing children’s programming
  • Ability to supervise others
  • Must be self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative and independent judgment
  • Must be able to multitask and handle stressful situations
  • Must have required computer skills
  • Ability to work all hours of library operation, including evenings and weekends
  • Bilingual

 

Educational Requirement: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies

 

Schedule:Sunday 2-10pm, Monday – Thursday 9-5pm

 

Salary: : To be discussed

 

How to apply:  Please forward a copy of your résumé accompanied by a cover letter before  to :

Mail: 

City of Côte Saint-Luc (Human Resources Department)

5801 Cavendish blv., Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec H4W 3C3

Fax : 514-485-8926

E-mail:    hr-rh@cotesaintluc.org

Applications must be received by November 13, 2017. 

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all applicants for their interests, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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