Friday, October 12, 2012

Circulation Assistant - Chester Public Library

Circulation Assistant - Chester Public Library seeks a friendly, service oriented individual with strong interpersonal skills to provide high quality service to library users. Candidate must be able to juggle priorities, work independently, attend to detail, and be a welcoming presence in the library. Duties: The Circulation Assistant performs a variety of circulation and clerical tasks related to the operation of this small community library. The Circulation Assistant will check materials in/out, answer or refer reference questions, answer phone, shelve library materials, register new patrons, manage overdues, help patrons use library equipment and online catalog, perform data entry, open and close the library. Qualifications: Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a busy environment. Ability to learn automated library system. Ability to climb stairs while carrying library materials. Familiarity with online research procedures and basic computer applications is strongly preferred. Library or related experience is a plus. Ability to work regular Saturday and evening hours with flexibility to work at other times is essential. Hours and Compensation: 15 hours per week at $12.00 per hour. No benefits. Send letter of interest and statement of qualifications to Linda Fox at Deadline: October 25, 2012. Chester is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.