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TEEN SQUAD SUMMER PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATE

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Providence Public Library (PPL) is currently seeking two candidates for the position of Teen Squad Summer Programming Associate. PPL’s Teen Squad program empowers teens to be content creators by exploring and learning new technology skills that are transferable to the real world.

The position would start with an orientation on July 11 and run through August 17, three days per week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Candidates must be available for all dates and times listed above.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will report to the Director of Education and work closely with the Teen Educator/Librarian, Community Partnerships & Engagement Coordinator, and Technology Instructor.

Duties will include but not be limited to; taking a group of no more than 10 teens on exploratory walks throughout Providence, helping teens determine their location of focus, assisting teens with research, helping with video/photo editing and creating pitch presentations.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to obtain a valid BCI performed in the last year
  • Desire to work with high school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • Ability to adapt to various situations while maintaining a calm demeanor
  • Strong computer and technology skills including alternating between mac and pc products
  • Strong written, verbal, organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public
  • Ability to present a positive image of the library to the community
  • Other responsibilities as required for the success of the program

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

  • Previous experience working with teens is preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

COMPENSATION

$1250 Stipend paid out in two increments of $625

DEADLINE FOR RESUME JULY, 2, 2017

RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

HR@provlib.org

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PART-TIME MAINTENANCE

Sundays with possibility for more hours

DUTIES

Maintains, repairs and operates building systems, equipment and components including but not limited to electro-mechanical and HVAC systems; operates and maintains low pressure boilers and air conditioning systems; maintains small machinery; repairs furniture; performs light carpentry; interior and exterior painting.  Drives snowplow, operates snow removal equipment and shovels snow as necessary; assists with building security.  Must be capable of lifting 100 pounds, working on ladders, staging and roofs.

May be assigned other duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a responsible worker, willing to learn, follow direction and able to work independently.

Requires stationary engineers’ license, and broad experience and/or training in building maintenance, construction, or related field.

High School graduation or GED required

References, security check and drug testing required.

HOURLY RATE:   $19.00

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Until Position is filled

 

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Human Resources
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Email:  hr@provlib.org