Saturday, July 22, 2006

Library Assistant, Children's (Alt. Saturdays) - Avon Free Public Library

Library Assistant, Children's Room (Alternate Saturdays) - Avon Free Public Library, Avon, CT. HOURS: Every other Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., September-June (not July or August). SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs responsible and varied paraprofessional duties in the circulation of library books and materials; assists patrons, students, and staff in using library facilities, resources and services, and performs varied and responsible library clerical work. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Performs circulation desk duties, including charging and discharging library materials, answers telephone calls and provides information as necessary. Assists patrons in the use of the library's catalogue and reference materials, answers reference questions as able; locates information or guides patrons to source materials. Performs work in various library units, including desk coverage duties, children's, reference, or as assigned. Performs general office clerical tasks. Regularly returns books and materials to shelves and storage sites. Periodically weeds collections, removing outdated or damaged books and materials. Participates in building the Library's collection of books, periodicals, and audio-visual equipment and materials. Evaluates library materials based on knowledge of community needs, review of professional journals and literature, and library policy. Recommends selections to the Children's Librarian. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with an Associate's Degree in Library Science, or graduation from high school with one year of public library experience, or an equivalent combination of education and library experience. SALARY: $15.47 per hour. APPLY TO: Human Resources Office, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 4, 2006 (12:30 p.m.) Categories: , ,