PT Homework Help and Enrichment Assistant - St. Bernard Branch

Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library


Date: 1 week ago
City: Cincinnati, OH
Salary: $15 - $15 / hour
Contract type: Part time
Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library
PT Homework Help and Enrichment Assistant - St. Bernard Branch



Date Posted: 9/29/2022



Position Summary: This position is responsible for working with youth to provide homework help and enrichment support through the Homework Help Program, as well as engaging youth in a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities during non-academic periods (winter break, summer, etc.) to help prevent academic loss



DUTIES:


  • Answers appropriate questions related to homework assignments for grades K-8.

  • Reviews homework instructions with students to assist in understanding of what is being asked of them.

  • Proofreads homework and assignments, looking for corrections and ways for the student to improve their assignments.

  • Connects students with library resources.

  • Assists with reinforcing basic study skills.

  • Encourages students to participate in enrichment activities during homework downtime.

  • Engages youth in a variety of STEAM activities during non-academic periods.

  • Reports participation statistics to Adult Learning Center Manager.



QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Understands and supports the Library’s mission, vision, culture, and structure, and demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the Library’s policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion efforts of all colleagues and customers regardless of age, cultural background, ability, ethnicity, family status, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and veteran status.

  • Interacts with members of diverse ethnic and socio-economic communities, children, staff and management in a respectful and professional manner that reflects the Library’s values.

  • Demonstrates professionalism in all settings, including an orientation toward teamwork, collaboration & building common ground with peers; arriving to work reliably, regularly, and on time; and behavior that is consistent with building a strong organizational culture, while performing work duties.

  • Demonstrates on-brand customer service to internal and external customers by consistently fulfilling customer needs and expectations.

  • Handles and responds to concerns, complaints, and difficult situations with patience and tact.

  • Demonstrates competency with technology and the ability and willingness to learn new skills quickly.

  • Communicates effectively in person, on-line, or by telephone, including formal communication and presentations, while consistently providing high quality, proactive service to internal and external customers.

  • Possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of customers, peers, and branch/department.

  • Ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.

  • Seeks, accepts and incorporates feedback and direction.

  • Must be able to move frequently throughout the work location for the majority of the shift and have the ability to safely, frequently, and independently move and handle a minimum of 30 lbs. to a minimum height of 2 feet and a minimum distance of 5 feet.



Job Location


Cincinnati, Ohio, United States




Position Type

Part Time




Education


  • Must be a full-time student or high school graduate or GED equivalent.

  • If currently a student, must be able to provide a transcript to demonstrate proficiency in math and language arts.

  • Demonstrated experience working with youth.



Preferred Skills and Qualifications


  • If currently a student, participation in an advanced placement program is preferred.

  • Bilingual skills are preferred.



Hours

12 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 6:00pm




Salary

Grade 3: $14.98 per hour




Deadline

Until Filled



Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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