Job Opening Library Assistant

Gay-Kimball Library Job Opening
Library Assistant

 This position requires:

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally, and electronically
  • Ability to utilize automated circulation system and to execute circulation policies and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks and give friendly, respectful, helpful service to all library users

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Helping patrons locate library materials
  • Assisting patrons with digital media
  • Checking in/out library materials
  • Registering new patrons
  • Collection maintenance tasks
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Computer assistance and troubleshooting

Qualifications:

  • High school/GED required, some college coursework preferred
  • Library experience preferred
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Computer literacy expected including but not limited to Internet apps, MS Office and the ability to troubleshoot
  • Sound judgment, initiative, tact and courtesy, attention to detail, and organized
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with patrons, staff, the Board of Trustees, Town officials, and community groups.
  • Available to work position’s schedule
  • Ability to lift boxes and books and push book carts weighing upwards of 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, sit, bend, and reach
  • Sense of humor

Set schedule: Tues. 10:30a –7p Wed. & Thurs. 1:30p-7p, rotating Saturdays 10a-2p. Approximately 22 hours a week.  Wage range up to $11.00 an hour.  This is not a benefits eligible position.

Applications received by June 22 will receive priority consideration.  For a complete job description, please go to www.troylibrary.us/library-assistant-job-description .

Send letter of interest and resume to: library@troylibrary.us or Gay-Kimball Library, PO Box 837, Troy, NH 03465. EOE.   For more information call 242-7743 or library@troylibrary.us