Job Opening – Library Assistant

Job Opening – Library Assistant

Gay-Kimball Library Job Opening
Library Assistant

Do you thrive on delivering excellent customer service?  Are you tech-savvy and an avid reader or movie lover?  We are looking for a person who enjoys interacting with the public, is detail-oriented, and has excellent communication and technology skills.

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

Qualifications:

  • High school/GED required; some college coursework preferred
  • Library experience preferred
  • Exemplary customer service skills with customer service experience
  • 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, etc.
  • Ability to lift boxes and books and push book carts weighing upwards of 20 pounds
  • Ability to stand, sit, bend, and reach

This job is for the following hours:  Tues. 10:00a –7p Wed. & Thurs. 2p – 7p, plus two Saturdays a month 9:45a-2p. Approximately 18-22 hours a week.

We are accepting applications from candidates who can work some or all of these shifts.

Wage range $12 – $14 an hour depending on experience.  This is not a benefits eligible position.

Position is open until filled with a first review of applicants beginning immediately.  For a complete job description, please go to www.troylibrary.us/library-assistant-job-description .

Send letter of interest and resume to: troylibrarynh@gmail.com EOE.