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Branch Library Assistant, Montague Public Libraries (Montague)

The Montague Public Libraries are accepting applications for a Branch Library Assistant at the Millers Falls Library. The branch library is located in the center of Millers Falls, a village of Montague. As the sole staff member to work at Millers, the Branch Library Assistant runs a one-person show. Duties include using a computerized library circulation system, shelving, and customer service. Experience working with the public and computer skills are essential.
 
The Branch Library Assistant will work with the Library Director to identify community needs and develop or modify services and resources to respond to them. For example, the Millers Library currently maintains a small, but widely used, food pantry. Though not required, there is also opportunity for the Branch Library Assistant to develop branch programming. This is a 12 hour per week position, with a schedule which includes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 – 7 p.m. Fill-in hours at the Carnegie Library or Montague Center Library are also occasionally available in addition to the 12 hours.
 
This is a grade A position, and step 1 is $15.49/hour. Full job description available at: https://montaguepubliclibraries.org/n/20212/Branch-Library-Assistant-Opening

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Requires High school diploma/G.E.D; and 1 to 3 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements 

Needs a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for the purpose of transporting books to and from the main library to the branch library

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A candidate for this position should have knowledge of the following:

·       Library principles and procedures

·       Reference sources and filing

·       Computers, word processing and the Internet

·       Dewey Decimal system

·       Evergreen automated system

·       On-line library catalogs

Skill in:

·       Computer programs and applications

·       Organization and communication

·       Customer service

·       Public relations

And ability to:

·       Perform mutliple tasks simultaneously, despite frequent interruptions

·       Pay attention to details

·       Maintain confidentiality

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

NA

Salary

$15.49  / hour

Closing Date

Monday, Aug. 22nd at 5:00PM

How to Apply

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to LibraryDirector@montague-ma.gov by Monday, August 22nd. Inquiries about the position made be sent to that email address as well.

Posted

2022-08-01 |  Quick link to this job