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Applications for employment must meet the specified requirements as advertised.  The Library will only accept applications for positions when there are vacancies to be filled or when an eligibility list must be established.

 

LIBRARY ASSISTANT, LENDING SERVICES
Part-time 

Nature of Work

Provides circulation services to patrons at the Lending Services desk.  Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Primary Responsibilities

Materials check-in and check-out

Sort materials onto carts using Dewey and other categories

Renew and place holds on materials; collect fines

Process new library and computer cards and update patron records

Respond to phone queries and requests

Answer directional queries and refer informational queries to appropriate staff

May provide readers advisory

May process incoming and outgoing Minerva requests and organize items for pick-up

Open and close Lending Services area

 

Qualifications and Requirements of Work

Customer focused and friendly with good communication skills

Ability to use diplomacy and tact to establish and maintain relationships with library patrons and employees

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to work in a busy environment

Ability to take initiative

Adaptability

Careful attention to detail

Proficiency with automated library systems preferred

Graduation from high school

Physical:
Ability to withstand long periods of standing and walking
Ability to perform tasks requiring some bending, lifting, pushing, and walking
Sufficient manual dexterity, ability to speak, hear and vision to use computers and perform other job-specific tasks

 

This part-time position (6.5 hrs/wk) is 2 evenings/wk.  Additional Sunday and/or substitute hours also an option.

Pay rate: $14.57 per hour

Please email resume and cover letter to Pam Jenkins at pjenkins@curtislibrary.com.  Reviews begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

 

 

 

 

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