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Library Assistant, Stevens Memorial Library (Ashburnham)

Essential Functions:

-Delivers prompt and courteous assistance to all patrons regarding the use of Library resources, equipment, and services. Responsible for maintaining and promoting a welcoming and inclusive physical and virtual Library environment. 
-Provides circulation services including card registrations, answering account questions, checking materials in and out. Assists with Interlibrary loan delivery processing, and shelving materials. 
-Handles money for patron transactions and daily accounting related to Library services.
-Responds to reference and information requests helping patrons with their information needs. Assists patrons with reference and reader’s advisory requests.
-Assists with Youth Services activities, outreach, and programming.
-Assists in other Library programming, including creating promotional materials..
-Assists with collection maintenance. 
-Assists with the collection of data from Library programs, services, and initiatives.
-Assists with outreach related to Library programs, services, and initiatives.
-Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Job Requirements: 

Two years experience in a library setting or other similar learning environment.

Preferred Job Requirements:  

Bachelor’s degree.
-Experience working in a public library or other similar learning environment with a variety of stakeholders and populations.  
-Experience with Evergreen ILS or similar ILS. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

-Demonstrated attention to detail.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.  
-Ability to identify and establish priorities, and exercise initiative and independent judgment in a variety of situations. 
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently while supporting an inclusive, collegial work environment.
-Ability to balance multiple ongoing projects.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$17.76  / hour

Salary Notes

Paid work week 16 hours includes evenings and weekends.

Closing Date

Resumes accepted until position is filled. Screening begins August 1, 2022.

How to Apply

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Jess Mynes at jmynes@ashburnham-ma.gov.

Posted

2022-07-27 |  Quick link to this job