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Emerging Technology Instructor
Job Code:2019-230
FT/PT Status:Regular Part Time
Salary range:$19.15-$25.14
At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.


This position is 20 hours per week, typically worked Monday-Friday, with occasional evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:
  • Utilizes passion and expertise to inspire diverse and varying communities.
  • Plans, prepares, and presents maker, traditional, and emerging technology training for library staff and customers, both individually and in groups.
  • Incorporating excellent customer service skills, finds solutions to staff and customer maker and emerging technology questions.
  • Finds creative ways to implement and improve upon various technology uses in the Library.
  • Maintains and provides system-wide support for maker and emerging technology equipment such as 3D printers, virtual reality gear, soldering stations, etc. and various related software.
  • Provides support as needed in the Virtual Services department, especially providing answers to virtual reference questions about maker and emerging technology.


Job Requirements:
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree and customer service experience.  Maker or other education experience preferred.
  • Must be adaptable, flexible, and enthusiastic while teaching diverse and varied staff and customers about technology.
  • Must have reliable personal transportation to be able to travel between all library branches and the Administrative Offices.
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Must be physically able to move throughout the building, lift up to 30 pounds and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 pounds, stand on ladders and bend to the floor.
  • Must be proficient in the use of contemporary and collaborative office software such as Office 365, Google Drive, SharePoint, Dropbox, Box, Slack, or similar.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must pass a post offer criminal background screening.
Please Note: This position will be open until filled.