Job Posting 100583

Library Programmer & Assistant
Waterloo Public Library
Southern Ontario
Waterloo, Ontario
closed yesterday (Tue, 16 Apr)
full time  •  54,600

We’re searching for an experienced program creator who has the ability to take an idea from conception and bring it to life! A creative individual who is committed to working with an equity-based, welcoming and accessible approach. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of environmental literacy and programming with older adults.  

What you’ll do:

  • Brainstorm, create, lead and evaluate effective programs and events for all ages in a variety of formats (in-person, virtually, on/off site)
  • Assist with initiating and fostering relationships with community organizations to partner with, represent the library at community events
  • Act as person in charge (PIC) at branch locations as required
  • Assist customers in the library with reader’s advisory, reference and in-library technology
  • Assist with hiring and mentoring of summer students

What we’re looking for:

  • Collaborative team-player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical literacy and a desire for continuous learning
    Flexible with scheduling to accommodate programs/events and ability travel to different locations in Waterloo
  • College diploma plus 2 years’ experience developing/leading programs
  • Prior engagement with and/or within Indigenous communities is an asset

The regular schedule will be Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.,
Thursdays 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and alternating Friday/Saturday shifts 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Schedules are subject to change.
The ability to work at any library location is required.
Flexibility outside these times for scheduled events is required.

The starting wage is $54,600 per year (level E). Benefits and OMERS pension provided. WPL offers a casual work environment, support for professional development and your birthday off with pay!

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