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Senior Library Assistant / Part time / Youth Services - Teen, Newton Free Library (Newton)

The Newton Free Library is seeking an energetic, customer service-oriented person to join our Youth Services team. Our busy Youth Services Dept is composed of a children's room and a tween/teen room, serving birth to age 18 and their caregivers and educators. This position will be focused on serving our teen and tween patrons, age 10-18, in our vibrant Teen Room. Interest in serving this age group is required and preference will be given to candidates who have experience serving this population.

This is an opportunity for an individual with a positive attitude who thrives in an ever-changing fast-paced environment. This position assists patrons at the busy desk in our Teen/Tween area with readers advisory and general patron assistance. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, strong organizational skills, have the ability to pay attention to detail, and easily prioritize tasks. Requires good communication skills, positive attitude, the ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently, and to interact effectively and tactfully with the general public, particularly tweens and teens.

Hours: 12-15 weekday morning hours and participation in Saturday (9-5pm) and Sunday (1-5pm) schedule rotation. 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and up to one year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Requires good communication skills, positive attitude, the ability to perform detailed tasks accurately and efficiently, and to interact effectively and tactfully with general public.  Must be able to regularly lift, reach, and push 40 lbs.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$18.00  / hour

Salary Notes

Sunday time and a half

Closing Date

8/20/21

How to Apply

Individuals interested in the above position should submit a completed application, resume and cover letter addressed to Jill E. Mercurio, Library Director, using the City of Newton’s online application process at https://cityofnewton.hyrell.com by close of business on August 2, 2021.

The City of Newton is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. 

Posted

2020-10-16 |  Quick link to this job