Job Posting: Library Assistant (Architect of Fun)

 Westlock Library is looking for a friendly, energetic Architect of Fun with outstanding customer service, programming and tech skills to join our team.

 Employment Terms

This is a permanent part-time position (21 hours/ week) working a varied schedule including some evenings and weekends. Wages are $18.00/ hour plus a comprehensive benefits package.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, prepare, present and evaluate programs for all ages.
  • Assist customers with tech help including troubleshooting handheld devices, computers and eResources.
  • A commitment to upholding the Canadian Federation of Library Associations position statements of Intellectual Freedom and Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Provide excellent customer service, including reader’s advisory and reference help.
  • Able to contribute positively and work effectively within a team environment.
  • Act as Westlock Libraries’ ambassador within the community.

Job Requirements

  • 2 years of relevant education/training.
  • Minimum of 2 years of customer service experience.
  • Strong technology and computer skills including proficiency with computers and mobile devices, MS Office, social media applications, and familiarity with a variety of technology and software.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Physical requirements include frequent standing, walking and bending as well as lifting library materials, reaching, pushing and pulling book carts.
  • Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

To Apply – Closing Date: Saturday, January 4, 2019

  • Please apply via email to the Director, Lisa Old at with a cover letter and resume or drop off a cover letter and resume at the Westlock Library.

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.