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Part-time Library Assistant

Job Details

Pay: $10 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Full Job Description

We have an opening available for a Library Assistant. Under the direct supervision of the Director, staff members will perform customer service and related duties as assigned by the Director and staff management.

Principal Responsibilities:
Checking materials in and out

Registering applicants for borrowers’ cards

Pulling holds for patron use

Explaining lending rules

Collecting fines and providing accurate change

Answers telephones; transfers calls to appropriate areas

Helping patrons find items

Online advertising and promoting upcoming library programs and new services

Assisting with program duties

Helping to prepare arts and crafts materials for programs

Sorting and shelving materials as needed

Shelf-Reading and organizing library materials

Following opening and closing procedures

Other related duties as needed

Previous customer service experience.

Friendly, outgoing attitude and ability to handle difficult or tense customer service interactions.

Ability to quickly learn and use needed computer software and telephones.

Great work ethic, always looking for something to keep busy.

Must be able to stand, sit, bend, kneel, carry up to 20 lbs, push/pull carts of library materials, type proficiently, see average-sized font on computer screens and printed materials, and accurately count money.

The applicant must be least 18 years of age, with high school diploma or equivalent (college degree preferred).

Work Schedule:
Part-time, 20 hours per week, with some evenings and weekends required.

The Centerville Library offers a generous, tiered PTO package (starts accruing time immediately but not available for use until 3 months after the hire date)(paid time off is subject to availability based on seniority).