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West Sacramento - Yolo County Library - Library Assistant I/II
Starting Pay: $15.55 an hour
Filing Date: Open until filled
Location: Arthur F. turner Community Library in West Sacramento
To apply: Mail or in person
Yolo County Library is hiring one (1) part-time, extra-help
Library Assistant: Bilingual Russian Storytime Presenter. The Library
Assistant: Bilingual Russian Storytime Presenter will support zero to five
programs and provide customer service to library patrons at the Arthur F.
Turner Community Library in West Sacramento.
Under direction of the Programming and Outreach Librarian,
the Library Assistant: Bilingual Russian Storytime Presenter will plan and
implement the Bilingual Russian/English storytime; provide Early Literacy
education to parents; develop related activities; attend trainings; monitor
program effectiveness; provide customer service to library patrons; participate
in outreach activities; and perform other related duties as required.
This is an extra-help, un-benefited, non-represented
position of Yolo County and must meet all the requirements of County employment
including drug screen and fingerprinting before beginning work.
Bilingual English/Russian and valid driver’s license are
The following duties are typical of those performed by employees
in this classification; however, employees may perform other related duties.
• Plan and
implement a weekly bilingual Russian/English storytime.
• Develop and
promote bilingual and culturally relevant programs targeting Russian families
and their children.
participants for program and track data as required.
• Design and
implement age-appropriate art and craft activities to develop motor skills.
promotional materials and press releases for literacy programs, in English as
well as Russian.
with and assist branch staff in holding parent workshops and other activities
including outreach and program registration.
in staff meetings and trainings as required.
circulation activities including checking library materials in and out,
registering and issuing cards, explaining county library circulation policies
• Respond to
requests for information and materials, and provide reference information about
general library operations as well as early literacy programs.
other related duties as assigned or needed.
Education: High school diploma required. Early Childhood Education coursework or
degree or additional education/experience with emphasis on education and
community development strongly encouraged;
Experience: One year of experience working with young
children and their families. Fluency in Russian required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
General Knowledge of: Techniques of planning, development,
and implementation of programs for children 0-5 years old and their families,
including selection of storytelling and parenting resource materials;
understanding of Early/Emergent Literacy; methods of developing and maintaining
contacts with community resources and agencies; principles of effective oral
and written communication; principles of excellent customer service.
Ability to: be part of an effective team; use resources to
successfully meet program objectives; communicate clearly both orally and in
writing; establish and maintain cooperative, courteous and effective
relationships with those contacted in the course of work; respond to community
interests and concerns; prioritize tasks and exercise sound judgment; plan and
create child/parent programs and promotional materials; select appropriate
children’s and parenting materials; work effectively with people of varied
cultural and linguistic communities with sensitivity and respect.
Mail/deliver resume and cover letter to:
Rachel Wolf, Regional Library Manager
Arthur F. Turner Community Library
1212 Merkley Ave. West Sacramento, CA 95691
For questions, please contact Lana Harman, Youth Services
Librarian at (916) 375-6468 or firstname.lastname@example.org