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Employment

The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board employs over 55 people in both full-time and part-time positions throughout both counties. Our staff comprises people from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds, including those with Masters of Library and Information Science degrees, educational programs, library technician diplomas, and more. The Board also prides itself on supporting the professional growth of its employees into other areas such as community development and technology.

During the year the Board also provides employment opportunities to youth through grants. These short term positions allow young people to enhance their skills, create meaningful community projects, and work in rural areas.

Pictou Antigonish Community Technology invite applications for the following five (5) youth positions:

  • Access to Technology Assistant (Antigonish)
  • Access to Technology Assistant (New Glasgow & Trenton)
  • Access to Technology Assistant (Pictou & River John)
  • Access to Technology Assistant (St. Andrews)
  • Access to Technology Assistant (Stellarton & Westville)

Access to Technology Assistant

General Position Scope

Access to Technology Assistants will be employed for an eight week term.

Experience with 3D printing/scanning, robotics, and game application development will be considered an asset.

Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Implement and conduct programs for youth and adults
  • Available for technical assistance to patrons using computers, tablets and other
    devices
  • Assist with the Summer Reading Club including registering participants online
  • Project duties as requested
  • Drafting publicity materials and promoting the Library/Community Access Site
  • Collect and compile weekly statistics and submit to both supervisors
  • Available to provide outreach services

General Qualifications

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30
  • Must have attended school in 2018 and be returning in the fall
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Ability and willingness to work with children and youth

***Please carefully review the PDF job ads listed below for specific details & requirements of each position, and deadlines for applications: