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Library Assistant, Circulation, Ashland Public Library (Ashland)

The Town of Ashland is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Library Assistant, Circulation. Responsibilities include performing customer service duties to patron in person, on the phone and via email, collecting fines and fees, checking materials in and out, and providing some Reader’s Advisory.  

This is a part-time, 16 hour-per-week position represented by a collective bargaining unit. The starting salary for this Grade C7 union position is (Step 1) $16.4337 per hour, no benefits per Agreement between the Town of Ashland and the Ashland Clerical Workers International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (U.A.W.) and its Local 1596.

Interested individuals can apply online or send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources department, 101 Main Street, Ashland, MA 01721 or by email at pbonetti@ashlandmass.com. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected.

Typical Weekly Schedule:

Monday-Thursday 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Qualifications

The position requires: 
Strong public service commitment
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to interact favorably and to communicate effectively, in speech and in writing, with library personnel and members of the community, both individually and in group situations, in person, electronically and over the telephone. Ability to communicate in multiple languages preferred.
Ability to multitask
Attention to detail and ability to follow directions
Excellent keyboarding skills
Ability to alphabetize
Willingness to learn and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Some college education is preferred.
Relevant experience in customer service, experience with Innovative Millennium or Sierra platforms and computer skills preferred.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

NA

Salary

$16.4337 per hour, no benefits

Closing Date

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected.

How to Apply

Interested individuals can apply online or send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources department, 101 Main Street, Ashland, MA 01721 or by email at pbonetti@ashlandmass.com.

Posted

2020-09-15 |  Quick link to this job