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Library Assistant Part Time (2 Positions), Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

The Belmont Public Library seeks two Library Assistants to join their team, performing circulation desk duties. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: checking materials in and out, renewing materials, collecting and recording fees and fines, issuing library cards and entering patron data, answering main desk telephone, retrieving items for paging list (reserve requests), notifying patrons regarding reserved materials availability. Also includes: providing patron assistance and responding to questions and concerns, sorting, distributing and processing materials from other libraries, and sorting and shelving materials. Strong customer service skills required. 

One opening requires weeknight availability, 8-12 hours per week including Thursday evenings from 3-7, Saturdays in Adult Circulation and call in opportunities for both Children’s and Adult Circulation. The other opening is Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 3-7 one shift being in Children’s and the other in Adult Circulation. Candidates who express their ability to be available for call in shifts regularly will be given more consideration. Please express in your cover letter what position you are interested in: Thursday/Saturday, Tuesday/Thursday or either. 

The library was traditionally open until 9pm, and we hope to see these hours return in the future. The evening shifts would then be 4-8 or 5-9. Flexibility for this adjustment in the future is needed for these appointments. 

For full job description please visit the Town of Belmont Human Resources Job Pages here ---- https://www.belmont-ma.gov/human-resources/pages/job-openings

Qualifications

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required, along with one year of library experience, or any combination of education and other customer service experience. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

NA

Salary

$17.00 per hour

Closing Date

November 2nd 2020, at close of business.

How to Apply

Resumes, cover letters, and Town of Belmont Applications accepted at The Town of Belmont, Human Resources Office, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax to 671-993-2741 by November 2, 2020 at the close of business. 

Posted

2020-10-16 |  Quick link to this job