Careers at PGPL

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  • The Prince George Public Library is looking for a dedicated, reliable, and self-motivated individual to conduct professional collection development work for the library’s physical and digital collections. This includes selecting, weeding, evaluating, and promoting content according to the Library’s policies and procedures and in accordance with the organization’s strategic priorities. This person would also participate in training Library staff how to access and use various parts of the collection. 

    A key component of the job involves providing direct customer service, both in-person or virtually, to patrons of the Library. This includes answering reference questions, recommending titles to readers, providing referrals to others within and outside the organization, lending materials, and delivering basic customer account services while adhering to quality standards established by the Manager of Customer Experience & Service Delivery.

    The position also supervises, guides, and coaches a Library Assistant to support the strategic priorities of the Collections Unit as identified by the Collections Coordinator and the Manager of Collections & Technology.

    Closing Date:
    Monday, January 31, 2022
  • The Prince George Public Library is looking for an energetic, empathetic and community focused Community Engagement Librarian – Youth Services. Under the direction of the Manager of Communications & Engagement, the Community Engagement Librarian seeks, creates, and develops opportunities for engaging with children, youth, and families to expand the Library’s reach in the community. The goal is to understand and respond to the specific needs and interests of children, youth and families of all backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, and people of colour, as well as immigrants and those facing accessibility barriers. Community engagement includes the development and delivery of in-person and virtual programs, events, and initiatives designed to educate, entertain, and enrich patrons’ lives. It may also include the use of surveys, focus groups, research, and special committee work that increase staff awareness of the changing demands and expectations of different patron groups. The Community Engagement Librarian – Youth Services nurtures on-going relationships with anchor institutions, including schools, civic agencies, non-profit and other organizations that play a vital role in supporting well-being and in advancing the socio-economic development of the community. The incumbent may also participate in the hiring, supervising, and training of support staff whose primary tasks include assisting with the activities described above.

    This position plays an important role in the provision of literacy enhancing library services by delivering high quality reference and support to library patrons. This individual will regularly provide readers’ advisory, referral, and basic customer account services to patrons, in person at service points and by telephone or virtually; and adhere to established quality standards. The Library is a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. This position includes both evening and weekend shifts.

    The incumbent contributes to the maintenance of a respectful and inclusionary workplace, meeting expectations that adhere to BC Privacy Guidelines, and the Library’s quality standards, policies and procedures.

     

    Closing Date:
    Monday, January 31, 2022
  • The Prince George Public Library is seeking applications for the role of Manager of Collections & Technology. We’re looking for a collaborative leader with superior interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for serving the community. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of the various aspects of library technical services and collections activities and roles. They are an innovative thinker, designing processes and implementing new technologies that improve the library.

    Closing Date:
    Monday, February 7, 2022