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We are hiring! Want to work at the library? We know we're a bit biased, but it really is an awesome place to work, and your potential new coworkers are top notch. Check out the open position below, and read on for instructions on how to apply. We can't wait to hear from you!

Adult Services Specialist

Full-time benefited position

Evenings and weekends required

Natrona County Library is seeking a skilled, confident individual who is passionate and eager to deliver services and programs; to help answer patrons’ research questions, suggest materials to read, teach about library resources and provide dynamic customer service to patrons.

The successful applicant should be able to:

  • Plan and implement programs for specific target audiences.
  • Speak and work effectively with the public and other staff.
  • Understand and effectively communicate value of library services.
  • Confidently interact with patrons for a variety of reasons, including in order to transfer knowledge and skills to patrons in group and 1:1 settings, and to redirect patron behavior as needed.
  • Provide resolutions to patron problems with computers, E-readers, mobile devices and software.
  • Lead book discussion groups, Creation Station programs and other programs and classes.

Must have superior customer service skills. This position requires a high level of technology skills. (e.g. computers, software, media devices, troubleshooting computer/device issues, teaching others.)

Full Job Description can be found here: https://www.natronacountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Adult-Services-Specialist-2021.pdf 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree and library/customer service/retail experience.

To Apply

1. Complete an NCL application. Access the online form and submit your application here: www.natronacountylibrary.org/employment-application/

2. Be sure to attach both a resume and a letter of interest to your online application (option to attach documents is as the very bottom of the form).

Process

  • Applications deadline is July 30, 2021.
  • Review of applications will begin after that.
  • Applicants will receive an email confirmation within 72 hours that their application was received.
  • Please no phone calls or visits regarding the status of an application. Thank you.

$2,914/month. This is a non-exempt, benefited position.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and background check.

The hiring committee will contact applicants who are selected for further testing or interviews. As a courtesy, we notify all applicants when a position is filled.

Guide for Job Seekers

If you’re looking for employment, here are some helpful links and information that could help you in your search.

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Wyoming’s official government agency dedicated to assist the state’s workforce. They offer various guides on workers’ rights, unemployment, and training resources for job seekers.

Wyoming@Work A site offered by the Department of Workforce Services that serves as a portal for employment opportunities in the state. Once you create an account on this site, you will be able to build resumes and cover letters, as well as apply to jobs directly and seamlessly. There is also an option to take assessments that can help find jobs that best fit for your skills. It is the perfect one-stop-shop for Wyoming residences looking for employment.

Climb Wyoming – A nonprofit group dedicated to helping single moms on their career development and employment journey. They have trained more than 300 women statewide in various medical careers alone. Climb Wyoming has an office in Casper where they feature training for a large variety of fields.

Having a hard time applying for jobs online?

Not only can we cheer for you and hold your hand (metaphorically speaking, of course) while you submit those online job applications, we also have a ton of great resources to help you along the way.

LinkedIn Learning

With a Natrona County Library card, you have access to hundreds of developmental training videos via LinkedIn Learning (formally known as Lynda.com.) They offer hundreds of lessons that cover new methods and skills on things such as applying to jobs online, interviewing tips, and more. You can view these lessons at the library or at home, at no cost to you. Some available titles include: "Recovering from a Lay Off," "Job Search Strategies," and "Resume Makeover."

Tutor.com

Another resource available to you completely for free with your library card. Tutor.com has a dedicated Career Center. You can connect with a career coach, drop off your resume to get reviewed (with a 12-hour turnaround time!), and search for other job resources.

Our Collection

Browse all the job hunting books we have available to check out. From the "300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree," and "What Color is Your Parachute?" (a practical manual for job-hunters and career changers), to resume writing guides like "Resumes for Dummies," you are sure to find something that can help ease the search for a new job.

Book-A-Librarian

Not only do we have public computers available to use when you’re ready to apply to jobs, there are also staff members on hand who can help you along the way. Staff members are ready to help you navigate job board websites and online applications. You can ask for assistance during your visit or you can book a one-on-one appointment to work with a staff member at your convenience.

Other Helpful Sites

Casper College Continuing Education for Community MembersCasper College offers great opportunities to community members for professional or personal development. They offer non-credit Community Education courses with lots of fun and interesting class choices. Their Workforce Training, offered through their Center for Training and Development, can help prepare you enter fields such as healthcare, child care, construction and more. They also offer free educational assistance at their Adult Learning Center.

CareerOneStop A website sponsored by the US Department of Labor that offers career training, educational videos, and local job searches. They have dedicated pages for specifics groups such as young adult, entry-level workers, 55+ workers, veterans, and more.