Thursday, March 16, 2017

Children's Assistant - Bristol Public Library

Children's Assistant - Bristol Public Library. Summary: Performs varied para-professional library and clerical duties in the Children’s Department. Assists children, students and adults in using library services and facilities. Plans, prepares, conducts or assists with story hours, class visits and other programming events. Supervises children in regular visits to the library. Performs outreach services. Assists in the preparation of bulletin boards and displays. Periodically may shelve and maintain library materials. Assists with use of computer programs and online public access catalog, and operates equipment. As needed, assists with Circulation Desk functions and throughout the library when assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s and one (1) year experience in children’s library services; OR Associate’s and two (2) years’ experience in children’s library services. Public library experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Computer skills that require expert knowledge of database software, and intermediate knowledge of Internet and word processing software. Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment. Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August - the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday. Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package. Salary: $18.32/hourly. (Increases at 1 year to $20.05/hr., and increases at 2nd year to $20.38/hr.) REQUIRES COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION: DEADLINE: Friday, March 24, 2017. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Substitute Office Assistant - Noah Webster Library, West Hartford

Substitute Office Assistant - The Noah Webster Library in West Hartford, CT is looking for an Office Assistant to work our very busy Circulation desk on an as-needed basis. Applicants should have knowledge and experience providing excellent customer service in a public library setting. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the Sierra ILS along with basic circulation skills, including charging books in and out, data inputting, phone etiquette and the collection of fines. Because this is a part-time substitute position, the right candidate will have a flexible schedule that will include day, evening and weekend shifts. Salary $17.77/hr. Sick leave is provided consistent with State of Connecticut Regulations, but there are no other benefits associated with this position. West Hartford application can be found at: Email completed Application, Cover Letter and Resume to Ann Marie Salerno, Head of Circulation Services at Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Closing date: April 14, 2017.