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Library Assistant- Marketing, Gladys E. Kelly Public Library (Webster)

This position assists the Adult Programming Committee with marketing for Adult Programming, using Canva for design and posting to social media and other outlets. Contributes to material selection, and processes materials as needed. 

This position works on services desks as needed. Circulation Desk duties and Children’s Desk duties include greeting Library users and, answering phone calls, assisting patrons with Library resources and technology, and answering directional and other basic reference questions. 

This is a part-time non-benefited position. This position includes daytime hours, one night shift a week, and Saturday hours. 

Duties Include:

-Assists with planning, conducting, and marketing programs. 
-Contributes to the Library’s social media posts.
-Serves all library users at a public services desk and answers basic reference questions, or refers patrons to staff who is able to assist them.
-Contributes to Library marketing, such as the newsletter, as needed.
-Uses Library automated circulation system to circulate materials to library users including checking materials in and out, processing reserves/holds, -Registering borrowers, and collecting fees.
-Processes book deliveries, holds, and fulfills paging list requests as needed.
-Creates and maintains confidential patron records.
-Participates in Collection Development and materials selection, in accordance with Library policy, as needed.
-May contribute to Adult programming and planning, if needed. 
-Creates monthly book displays as needed.
-Assists in technical service duties such as processing material.
-Deals tactfully and courteously with public.
-Maintains confidentiality of library users’ records.
-Assists the public in the use of technology, with ability to perform basic troubleshooting.
-Attends staff meetings, conferences, trainings, and workshops.
-Assisting with opening and closing procedures as needed.
-Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience:  

Minimum High School Diploma.
Excellent internet and computer skills, including experience with social media.
Proficient and comfortable using a computer and office equipment. (scanners, printers, etc.)
Previous library experience a plus.
Bilingual abilities a plus.
Experience working with diverse, multicultural populations.
Ability to perform multiple tasks and responsibilities within established timeframes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

·         Must enjoy working with the public and thrive on creating healthy interpersonal connections. 

·         Experience and Creativity in creating content for social media and designing flyers. 

·         Must have the ability to work well in a team environment and possess excellent communication skills.

·         Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with library policies and procedures.

·         Previous Library user experience and experience with our network catalog a plus. 

·         Proven public service skills and ability and desire to work effectively with patrons of diverse backgrounds with a wide variety of needs and abilities.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$17.60  / hour

Closing Date

Priority given to those who apply prior to 9.15.22

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Library Director, Sondra Murphy at:


2022-08-16 |  Quick link to this job