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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:
After School Program Specialist


SALARY RANGE:
Contractual, $12.00 per hour (12 hours per week), 10 month position


NATURE OF WORK:
Under the direction of the South Cumberland Library Service Leader and the Director of Programming, the After School Program Specialist is responsible for the supervision and coordination of the After School Program for 8 to 14 year olds at the South Cumberland Library. The ASPS is directly responsible for planning, facilitating, and reporting on all daily activities of the program.


REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to communicate effectively, accept direction, follow instructions, and work well with others. Previous experience working with children. Provide participants with appropriate leadership during program. Develop and plan activities that incorporate program goals into daily routine. Prepare activities that are developmentally appropriate for children. Maintain a safe environment for participants. Request supplies for program. Maintain records of attendance and activities. Ability to learn the general rules and regulations of the library systems. Ability to make decisions in accordance with library policies and procedures. Experience with computers and other common office equipment. Ability to use good judgement and effective program solving skills.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree in Human Services. Two years of experience in related field or trade. Or a combination of suitable education and experience may be substituted. Possession of a valid Driver’s License is desired. Criminal background check will be performed.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Physical capability to set up room, move furniture, and clean up after program is finished. Effectively use and operate various items and equipment related to successful performance of job. Evening and weekend work will be required. Significant standing, walking, moving, carrying, bending, reaching and handling, pushing, and pulling. Requires physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift and carry (up to 25 lbs) over 60% of the time. Ability to work with limited supervision. Ability to maintain composure in stressful work situation.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
August 30, 2019, 5 p.m.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Howell at jhowell@alleganycountylibrary.info

Allegany County Library System is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.