Connected Youth Assistant - Program Specialist (Temporary)
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|Posting Title||Connected Youth Assistant - Program Specialist (Temporary)|
|Job Requisition Number||COA076382|
|Notes to Applicants||
Please note that these are temporary, paid Assistant positions, assisting at several branches throughout the APL system during the same timeframe as one-another. Because of this overlapping coverage, hours per week averages 8-12. This is not a 20 hour position.
THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION AND PAY IS CALIBRATED TO MATCH GRANT BUDGET LIMITATIONS, 10% BELOW PROGRAM SPECIALIST RATE.
A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any relevant experience that you wish us to consider. NOTE: A cover letter and/or resume will NOT be used to substitute for an incomplete job application.
These are public service positions working with young people, predominantly ages 10-18, in a public library environment.
Overview of the position:
- Provides back-up assistance to youth in the use of computer hardware and software in Connected Youth Centers, both with librarian present as well as on one’s own.
This position assists across the library system at various times, particularly weekday afternoons. Regular Saturdays and several Sundays a month may be required. Specific schedules will be discussed during interviews.
|Job Close Date ||04/24/2017|
|Type of Posting||External|
|Regular/Temporary||Temporary (No benefits)|
|Grant Funded or Pooled Position||Grant Funded|
|Location||Various Library Locations|
- Successful candidate should be comfortable with new technologies, and teaching others how to use them.
|Duties, Functions and Responsibilities||
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
|Does this job require a criminal background investigation?||This position requires a criminal background investigation|
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.
|Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within||the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Please rate your level of comfort with new media and technologies.
- Am comfortable with computers for work and everyday purposes
- Am comfortable using computers to create digital media and content
- Am comfortable creating digital media and content, and have experience teaching others to do so
How much experience do you have working directly with young people under age 17?
- Less than one year
- 1 - 2 years
- 2 - 3 years
- More than 3 years
How many days a week (Monday-Friday) are you available to work after 3pm?
- 1 to 3 days a week
- 3 to 5 days a week
- 5 days a week or more
How many weekend hours could you work within a given month? (4 to 6 hours per weekend day)
- 4 to 6
- 8 to 12 (across two separate days)
- 12 to 18 (across three separate days)
Do you have any Spanish proficiency?
- Yes - Can read.
- Yes - Can read and speak.
- Yes - Can read, speak, and write.
If selected as Top Candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation?
This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Business Administration or in a field related to the job, plus three (3) years of related experience. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications?
Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter