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Librarian at Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara)

compensation: $16.00-18.00 depending on experience and education
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara is seeking a Librarian for our center based programs.

The Librarian position oversees a dynamic library, which includes the physical library, the collection within the library, programs for library-related instruction, and the users of the library. The Librarian will facilitate the library and literacy programs including literature-based and skills-based literacy programs and instruction.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We offer girls a safe, fun, all-girl/pro-girl environment where they gain and practice skills that equip and empower them to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Through research-based programs, led by trained mentoring professionals, Girls Inc. girls learn to be confident and embrace positive decision-making to take charge of their health and well-being, and achieve academic, personal, and career goals.

Librarian Essential Job Functions Include:
• Processing, organizing, and maintaining all library materials and equipment including books, magazines, games, and classroom libraries
• Maintaining the center online cataloging service, Library Thing
• Fostering a love of reading in and environment where literature and language is valued
• Creating, preparing for, and facilitating daily hands-on and intentional activities within our Core Essential Services (Healthy Living, Academic Enrichment and Support, Life Skills)
• Facilitating daily homework and tutoring activities
• Ensuring girls safety both physically and emotionally through active supervision while they participate in program activities, homework time, field trips, and informal time
• Keeping accurate records of attendance
• Evaluating programs for effectiveness of intended outcomes
• Being a mentor and leader setting a positive example and role model for the girls
• Participating in staff trainings, meetings, and events
• Maintaining organization and cleanliness of programming areas, resources, and supplies
• Creating a pro-girl environment
• Interacting with families in a positive and welcoming way

Minimum Requirements:
• A passion for, and knowledge of, children’s literature
• Experience working with youth in a structured educational setting
• 12 college level units in early childhood education or any of the following substitutes: sociology, psychology, art, music, dance, drama, recreation
• Clean criminal record
• Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening
• Strong communication skills and ability and desire to work as a team member of a diverse and dynamic team

Hours of Position:
• Full Time, non-exempt, 32 hours per week
• Monday- Friday

Compensation and Benefits:
• $16.00-18.00 an hour depending on experience and education
• Vacation pay
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
• Retirement plan

To Apply:
• Submit cover letter, resume and relevant coursework (unofficial transcripts) to Annabel Padilla, Assistant Director of Programs at this post.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7060588982


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