Delphos Public Library
309 W. Second St.
Delphos, OH 45833
How to apply: Email resume to: Kelly Rist at krist@seolibraries.org

Technology Trainer

Summary

Library Location: DELPHOS PUBLIC LIBRARY

County or counties covered by the project:  VAN WERT/ALLEN COUNTY 

Designated Position Hours: Part-time (15 hours/week) from July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.  This is a contract position. 

Designated Position: Technology Trainer

Hourly rate: $25/hour, based on education and experience

Program Duties

  • Work with inexperienced learners in one-on-one assistance either on a drop-in basis or scheduled appointments. Explain complex technological concepts in simple and clear terms through effective instruction. Use images and graphical representations to support language-based explanations.
  • Plan, schedule and conduct digital literacy training in a classroom setting. (e.g., prepare materials and teach sessions, obtain training materials, equipment & supplies). Demonstrate comfort and ease speaking in a classroom situation. Organize presentations of information into logical sequences and/or step-by-step processes.
  • Develop new digital literacy training. Provide ideas for, plan and lead new technology training based on needs in the community.
  • Engage the community. Make connections with individuals and volunteers in the community for program outreach and program enhancement. Respond to community needs through surveys and other tools.
  • Market training and other digital resources. Prepare and distribute fliers and/or correspondence to announce training programs.
  • Maintain Records.  Maintain accurate records of training programs in accordance with project reporting guidelines.
  • Perform specific duties needed by the community. Based on the needs and demographics of the community served, Guiding Ohio Online trainers may perform functions to serve targeted populations such as technology training for older adults.

Attitude and General Responsibilities

  • Flexibility. Demonstrate flexibility and an eagerness to learn new ideas.
  • Demonstrate interest in helping others. Alleviate barriers to computers, digital literacy, internet adoption and the learning process.  Display comfort working with a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. Excellent interpersonal skills needed with the ability to interact effectively with all customer age groups.
  • Support colleagues. Assist coworkers, supervisor(s), and administrative staff in duties as appropriate and necessary.
  • Communicate. Consult with appropriate parties on issues or concerns, offering analysis and solutions whenever possible.
  • Respect others. Respect confidentiality and privacy of library patrons, coworkers, and others
Experience

Essential Skills

  • Ability to use and understand a PC desktop and/or laptop computer, including a mouse, printer, scanner and other peripherals.
  • Familiarity with major internet browsers including but not limited to: Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge, Safari.
  • Knowledge of common communication technologies such as email and social media.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • General understanding of the functionality of eReaders, smartphones, and tablet computers.
  • General understanding of digital media such as eBooks, digital magazines, and streaming video.

Additional requirements

  • Having a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • Pass background check
Salary/Benefits

Part-time (15 hours/week) from July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.  This is a contract position.

Hourly rate: $25/hour, based on education and experience

Delphos Public Library
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