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About Us

At the heart of a vibrant urban/rural community of over 96,000, Strathcona County Library (SCL) encourages literacy and lifelong learning, fosters community connections, and offers programs and services that inform, engage, and entertain. SCL provides excellent and accessible services from its Central Library in the Strathcona County Community Centre, its award-winning Bookmobile, and  satellite book returns throughout the community.

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The library keeps all applications received on file for a period of 3 months.

Learn more about SCL

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Are You Page Material?
Are you interested in working at the library? Do you have a keen eye for details? Come join our Page team where you will work evenings and weekends through the school year to help us shelve materials.

Pages shelve each and every item that gets returned to the library and help us monitor the organization of materials on our shelves to ensure everything is locatable.

The minimum job requirements are: 15 years of age and a high school student.

Please fill out the Job Application Form (pdf) (also available at the library) and return it to the front desk.


Current Postings

Summer Reading Game Assistant (Youth Services)

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
This is a temporary full time (10 weeks, 35 hours/week) position working under the supervision of the Virtual Services Librarian. The position starts June 21, 2017 and ends August 29, 2017. Hourly rate is $18.96 paid on a bi-weekly basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with the delivery of the summer reading game for children by:

  • Providing patron assistance at the game board
  • Scheduling and providing support and feedback for teen volunteers
  • Ensuring that game supplies and prizes are always available at the game
  • Preparing posters and notices
  • Maintaining required statistics for the reading program
  • Assisting with other department routines and programs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have completed grade 12 by July 2017 and be enrolled in a post-secondary program for fall 2017.
  • Exceptional customer service skills are required.
  • Work experience in a library setting is desirable.
  • Experience working with the public, especially with children and teens, is desirable.
  • Experience with computers in the areas of graphics and word processing is desirable.

Please submit applications to:
Hayley Dolman
Strathcona County Library
401 Festival Lane
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7
hdolman@sclibrary.ca

Deadline: Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm


Bookmobile Summer Game Assistant (Bookmobile Services)

EMPLOYMENT TERMS
This is a temporary full time (10 weeks, 35 hours/week) position under the direction of the Manager of Bookmobile Services. The position starts June 19, 2017 and ends August 25, 2017. This position involves varied shifts (days, evenings and weekends). Hourly rate is $18.96 paid on a bi-weekly basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Manager of Bookmobile Services, assist with the delivery of the summer reading game for children by:

  • Providing patron assistance with the reading game
  • Ensuring that game related supplies are available
  • Preparing prizes and ensuring that adequate numbers are always available
  • Preparing posters and notices
  • Maintaining required statistics for the reading program
  • Helping children to choose materials to read, listen to or view

Support department activities by:

  • Supporting and giving feedback to volunteers at regular stops and special events
  • Planning and providing activities for children at special events
  • Assisting with other department routines
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have completed grade 12 by July 2017 and be enrolled in a post-secondary program for fall 2017.
  • Work experience in a library setting is desirable.
  • Experience working with the public, especially children and teens, is desirable.
  • Experience with computers in the areas of graphics, word processing and Excel spreadsheets is desirable.

Please submit applications to:
Diana Balbar
Strathcona County Library
401 Festival Way
Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5P7
780-410-8616 (phone)
780-467-6861 (fax)
dbalbar@sclibrary.ca

Deadline: Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm


Closed Postings - last 6 months

Library Services Specialist Temporary (Youth Services)
Position closed: Mar 17

Summer Student Position (Youth Services)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Summer Student: 2 Positions (Adult Services)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Seasonal Library Assistant (MMIT)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Seasonal Library Assistant (Customer Service)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Seasonal Library Assistant (Bookmobile)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Seasonal Community Ambassador (Bookmobile)
Position closed: Thu Feb 2
3

Library Services Specialist (Youth Services - Permanent)
Position closed: Mon Jan 2
3

Library Services Specialist (Youth Services - Permanent)
Position closed: Fri Dec 2
3

Customer Service Specialist (Customer Service Department)
Position closed: Tue Dec 06

Library Services Specialist (Youth Services - Temporary)
Position closed: Mon Nov 28


Volunteer Opportunities

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Muriel Abdurahman Volunteer Award

Volunteer award glass artThe Muriel Abdurahman Volunteer Award will be presented in any given year to a deserving Strathcona County Library volunteer or volunteer group. Recipients may not necessarily be the most widely known volunteers at the library, or the longest-serving volunteers, but the recipients will be volunteers with passion and commitment for the work that they do.

Nominations for the 2017 award are now open. The nomination deadline is 4:00 PM, Monday March 6, 2017.

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