Literacy Outreach

Literacy Outreach

Application Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.:

Job Title: Literacy Outreach

Closing Date/Time: Friday, 9/22/2017, 4:30 pm

Salary: $17.38 to $26.06 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Location: Eldridge, Iowa

Job Summary

Provides outreach services to daycares in the service area of the Scott County Library System and works to create lifelong library users by planning and implementing literacy activities.

Averages 15 -17 hours per week.

Job Responsibilities

Provides direct high quality customer service.

Develops and presents story times and creates and designs early learning activities.

Develops written lesson plans with themes and promotes early literacy practices to patrons, parents and caregivers through instruction and handouts.

Performs readers' advisory for parents and caregivers.

Contacts and schedules site visits to daycares in the Library service area.

Other duties as assigned and/or needed.

Standards for Initial Consideration


College Degree in Early Childhood Development or Elementary Education.

Work Experience:

Minimum of two years of experience working with children. Previous library experience desired.

Essential Skills:

Ability to provide high quality customer service to patrons of all ages.

Ability to work enthusiastically with children and families.

Ability to create engaging and entertaining lesson plans for youth ages 0 -5.

Proficiency with computers.

Ability to effectively convey information to members of the public and other members of the library team.

Ability to handle detail oriented tasks.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.


The following is a summary of benefits provided to non-union County employees. Benefits for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement may vary somewhat depending on specific contract provisions.

Supplemental Questions

There are no supplemental questions for this posting.