Literacy Assistant


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(Applications must be completed by 9:00 p.m. on the day of the posting end date listed)

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Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas
United States of America

This is a part-time position (19-hours). The hourly range is $17.96 to $28.74 per hour.

DEFINITION: This position is primarily responsible for performing clerical duties and customer service tasks in support of the Literacy Services department.

Essential and marginal functions and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

1. Supports the overall mission of the Library District by providing exceptional internal and external customer service to promote a positive library experience.

2. Disseminates information to prospective students, tutors, and instructors seeking literacy or workforce development program offerings by following department and Library District established procedures.  Services offered may include but are not limited to English Language Learning (ELL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), computer assisted classes, career readiness skills, Career Online High School (COHS), math proficiency, and workforce development. 

3. Recruits and enrolls students and volunteers in to Literacy Services programs. Distributes Literacy Services program information throughout the community.

4. Facilitates student access to online registration and other online learning resources. Coordinates meetings/interviews to conduct pre-testing and post-testing assessments for students and instructors, assists students with enrollment, and provides follow-up communication to students and instructors. Interacts with students, tutors, and instructors both over the telephone and in writing.   

5. Maintains up-to-date student contact information, evaluations, and other required paperwork.

6. Assists students and instructors in the use of department computers, software programs, and print material.

7. Utilizes a personal department computer to manage student attendance, records, and assessments using Literacy Services software applications and databases.

8. Plans, prepares, and executes community events to promote the Library District.

9. Builds and sustains relationships with Library District community partners.

10. Participates and contributes as an active member of a working team to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Literacy Services department.

11. Performs any other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.


High school diploma OR GED equivalency required.

One (1) year of general clerical experience; computer experience; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATE, OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining the physical condition necessary for standing and walking, frequent light lifting (5-10 pounds) and moderate lifting (11-20 pounds) or moving items of moderately heavy weight (20-50 pounds); frequent bending, reaching, pushing and stooping; the sustained operation of such devices associated with equipment used to perform tasks required of the position; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound, color, depth and visual perception and the ability to communicate orally and in written form.

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Tasks are performed in an office setting with frequent local travel.  Minimal exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District serves 1.5 million people over 8,000 square miles through 25 branch libraries and online. The Library District is a vibrant member of the community with committed staff who work to provide information and the opportunity for lifelong learning, cultural awareness, community connection and basic literacy.