Red Deer Public Library Adult Literacy Program Assistant (Library Assistant III)

Red Deer Public Library

Red Deer Public Library Adult Literacy Program Assistant (Library Assistant III)

Competition Number
Red Deer Public Library
Description of Position / skills Required

Red Deer Public Library Adult Literacy Program is seeking a permanent part-time program assistant. Under the direction of the Manager, Adult Literacy Program, this position is part of a team of four who assist with planning and delivery of Adult Literacy programs and services to target groups, as well as provide support to both learners and tutors in the program.This position includes daytime, evenings, and occasional weekend shifts, averaging 19 hours per week.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience and/or training working with Adult Literacy learners from various backgrounds.

  • Evaluation/Assessment skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong keyboarding and computer skills in a Windows environment, with experience using the Google and Microsoft suites of applications. 

  • Intermediate skills with Excel in order to maintain the record keeping system for reporting statistics to the Red Deer Library Board and Alberta Advanced Education.

  • Strong skills in online research and basic troubleshooting for library patrons.

  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to network with other agencies in the community.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Preference will be given to candidates with Adult Education, Adult Literacy and Language Training education.

  • Understanding of the settlement process and issues that new Canadians and refugees face during their integration process.

  • Language/Reading Assessment Skills.

  • Group facilitation skills.

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

Degree/Diploma in the educational field. Experience and/or training working with adult immigrants in an English as a Second Language setting.

Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Nature of Work
Part Time
Education, Human Services, Other
$27.05 - $30.05/hour, includes limited benefits (8% vacation, health spending account, sick leave benefits)
How to Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter by email to and quote Competition 2019-14 by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019.