Careers

Job Title: Creative Technology Coordinator

The Grande Prairie Public Library is seeking a post-secondary student to provide one-on-one technology assistance to GPPL’s patrons, and also reach out to the community to promote and collect the community survey that will inform the priorities of GPPL’s next Plan of Service, all under the supervision of the Emerging Technologies Librarian.

Date of Job Posting: Wednesday, February 26

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one technology assistance to members of the public on a registered and drop-in basis
  • Lead technology-related sessions for the public
  • Visit community locations to promote and collect GPPL’s community survey
  • Assist in entering, analyzing, and summarizing the results of the community survey
  • Assist with major library-wide events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of using Microsoft Office, webmail, both iOS and Android-based devices, apps, and various online digital resources
  • Experience with software used to edit videos, photos, and sound files and associated hardware (cameras, green screens, etc.) – Adobe Creative Cloud in particular
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience teaching adults
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency in French is an asset

To comply with our funding requirements, applicants must also…

  • Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education
  • Be returning to full-time studies in fall 2020
  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30

Position Details:

  • Work Dates: Monday, May 11 to Saturday, August 29
  • Wage: $18.09/hr (plus 9.4% vacation/holiday pay)
  • Hours of work: 35 hours per week, including evening and weekend shifts

Successful applicants will have to obtain a vulnerable sector check.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and up to three references to:

Charlotte Anderson
canderson@gppl.ca

Grande Prairie Public Library
101, 9839 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB  T8V 6M7

Application deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Reading Game Coordinators (two positions)

The Grande Prairie Public Library is seeking two post-secondary students to serve as our Children’s Summer Reading Game (SRG) Coordinator and our Teen and Adult SRG Coordinator. Our SRGs are fun motivational programs that encourage reading over the summer months and engagement with GPPL and its staff. Participants will complete reading challenges on their own and visit GPPL for various activities through the summer.

Date of Job Posting: Wednesday, February 26

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create promotional materials for the SRG
  • Participate in community promotion of summer programs
  • Plan and lead programs
  • Assist SRG participants
  • Evaluate the success of the program
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency in French is an asset
  • Applicants for the Children’s SRG Coordinator position must have experience working with children and knowledge of children’s literature
  • Applicants for the Teen and Adult SRG Coordinator position must have experience working with teens and adults and knowledge of teen and adult literature

To comply with our funding requirements, applicants must also…

  • Have completed at least one year of post-secondary education
  • Be returning to full-time studies in Fall 2020
  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30
  • Have registered for the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory (details at http://young-canada-works.canada.ca)

Position Details:

  • Work Dates: Monday, May 11 to Saturday, August 29
  • Wage: $18.09/hr (plus 9.4% vacation/holiday pay)
  • Hours of work: 35 hours per week, including evening and weekend shifts

Successful applicants will have to obtain a vulnerable sector check.

Please submit a cover letter indicating the SRG coordinator position(s) you are applying for, your resume, and up to three references to:

Mikyla Meyer
mmeyer@gppl.ca

Grande Prairie Public Library
101, 9839 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB  T8V 6M7

Application deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.