Sunday, August 13, 2017

Part-Time Children’s Services Assistant - The Brainerd Memorial Library

Part-Time Children’s Services Assistant - The Brainerd Memorial Library in Haddam, CT is a vibrant and historic community hub in the Connecticut River Valley town of Haddam, CT. We are seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative assistant for our increasingly active Children's Room. Under the direct supervision of the Children’s Services coordinator, the candidate will: Check out and register patrons at the children’s desk and occasionally at the circulation desk. Serve patrons with basic questions on books and media, library computers, and use of digital resources. Shelve, process, and maintain library materials. Assist with set-up, presentation, and breakdown of children’s programs and class visits. Co-ordinates with volunteers under the direction of the Children’s Services coordinator. Other duties as assigned.
     Candidates possessing strong customer service skills and some experience working with children in libraries are especially invited to apply. This position offers 12 hours per week at $13 per hour. Benefits include 6 paid sick days, 10 paid vacation days, and SIMPLE IRA enrollment. Shifts require one night per week and one Saturday per month. 
     Please send a resume and cover letter to or via mail to: Brainerd Memorial Library, 920 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT 06438, attn.: Tom Piezzo, Director. Application deadline: 5 PM on Thursday, August 31st, 2017. Anticipated start: October 2nd, 2017. The Brainerd Memorial Library affirms that qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.