Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Reference Assistant - Bristol Public Library

Reference Assistant - Bristol Public Library. Provides assistance in the use of reference sources and materials to patrons seeking information in person, via the telephone or through email. Locates materials not readily at hand and answers routine reference questions. Instructs the public in the use of library resources including the Internet, online databases, indices, books, periodicals, etc. Knows how to operate microfilm readers and printers and assists patrons with their use. Verifies bibliographical information for interlibrary loans. May plan and conduct library tours and programs for the public. Keeps current with new materials received. Assists throughout the library where needed as determined by the supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor of Arts Degree with one (1) year of reference experience or an Associate of Arts Degree with two (2) years reference experience. General knowledge of the principles and methods of modern library services including automated systems, electronic and digital resources. Requires effective listening, written, verbal and customer service skills. SALARY: $15.37/hour. Generous benefits. SEND RESUME TO: City of Bristol Personnel Department, Attn: CTL-REFLIB, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010. CLOSING DATE/TIME: 5:00 P.M., Friday, October 27, 2006.