Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Senior Library Assistant, Full-time (G-IV) - Hartford Public Library

Senior Library Assistant, Full-time (G-IV) - Hartford Public Library seeks creative and flexible individual to support library services. Responsibilities: is responsible for selecting, purchasing and receiving media orders using software to create and track orders and payments, vendor relations, and promotion of materials via the web and social media in addition to other library duties as described in the detailed job description. Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Science; valid CT driver’s license. Minimum of 2 years of technical and/or clerical experience relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Experience with library software desirable. Previous library experience preferred with a background in film history or building film collections. Hartford Public Library requires a Criminal Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Testing on applicants who are selected as a finalist for the position. Applicants will be provided a copy of any positive drug test results. A criminal record does not necessarily eliminate you from employment with Hartford Public Library. Each conviction will be reviewed with respect to the offense, circumstances, seriousness and the position for which you apply. E.O.E. Job description and application are available online at or Administrative Offices, Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Applications accepted till March 21, 2014. General Statement: The Senior Library Assistant provides effective access to resources, information and ideas, and supports the Mission and the Core Values of the Hartford Public Library. Essential Job Functions: Provide quality service by assisting customers in the use of library resources. Participate in the development and maintenance of the collection. May plan and direct or carry out special projects. May conduct programs and classes. Participate on a Neighborhood Team. General responsibility for maintaining student assistant standards, and may supervise Student Assistants. Performs other duties as required, including clerical tasks as needed. Minimum Job Qualification Standards: Demonstrated commitment to customer service. Ability to work independently in a team environment. Ability to interact with a diverse population. Ability to present ideas effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, staff and community groups. Computer literacy. Minimum Requirements: Education: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science. Experience: Minimum 2 years of technical and /or clerical experience relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Schedule: The normal work schedule Includes day, evening and weekend hours.