Ignite Studio Makerspace Seeks Part-Time Assistant

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Ignite Studio Makerspace Seeks Part-Time Assistant

   

Ignite Studio Seeks Assistant

Hamilton East Public Library is accepting applications internally and externally for a part-time (15 hrs. per week) Ignite Studio Assistant.  Must be available to work a flexible schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings, and weekends.  Starting pay for this position is $11.70 per hour.

Ignite Studio is a 15,000 sq ft, arts-focused makerspace that offers patrons free use of a variety of maker equipment and supplies. This position will provide customer service, program facilitation, and administrative assistance in support of library services and programs, especially as related to Ignite.  Ability to learn and feel comfortable with emerging technologies is a plus.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide guidance and assistance to guests regarding the use of library services, facilities, resources, and equipment.
  • Deliver customer centered in-house programs, community events, and outreach services developed and planned using the HEPL logic model.
  • Collect and record data and customer feedback as directed by the Ignite Manager.
  • Assist with customer requests regarding needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information.
  • Assist in maintenance of designated resources.
  • Welcome all guests and provide HEPL hospitality.
  • Assist patrons in card registration and renewal.
  • Contribute to keeping Ignite tidy and safe for excellent patron experiences.
  • Perform opening and closing tasks.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

AN IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Bring a curious spirit and creative drive to work daily.
  • Be comfortable in an ever-evolving environment.
  • Identify and act as a life-long learner.
  • Be capable of embracing failure with a sense of humor.
  • Remain flexible and responsive to the needs of guests.
  • Have an interest in learning and teaching both high-tech and low-tech maker techniques.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma and six months of customer service experience is required.
  • Experience in art or technology and/or familiarity with maker equipment is preferred.

Please contact John Chomica at chomicaj@hepl.lib.in.us or (317) 770-3266 with any questions.

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