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Emerging Technology Instructor
Job Code:2019-230
Branch/Department:Towson
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.

Schedule:


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.