Thursday, July 31, 2014

Library Assistant - Manchester Public Library

Library Assistant - Manchester Public Library. Part-time. $11.00 per hour/6-10 hours per week. Evening and Sunday Hours. Closing Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 (Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m.). Summary of Position: A person in this library position typically works in circulation under the direction of the division, section or facility administrator performing all circulation related tasks ranging in complexity from performing clerical tasks to providing reader advisory services and instructing customers in the use of the library and its search tools. This is a high customer contact position answering the telephone, directing calls, providing reader advisory services, directing less senior staff, volunteers and responding to customer concerns and complaints. Sunday hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Requirements: Graduation from high school or equivalent and proficiency in working with office computers and/or terminals and related library circulation applications. Associates Degree and prior library experience is preferred. Ability to use photocopy machine, microfilm and microfiche machines and other commonly available library equipment. Examination Will Consist of: Written Examination (Weight = 100%, Passing Score = 70%) & *Keyboard Assessment (Pass/Fail, Passing Score = 30 w.p.m.). *Only top scorers based on written exam score will be invited to the typing test. Applications and job description are available in the Human Resources Department, 41 Center Street, P.O. Box 191, Manchester, CT 06045-0191 or by calling the Recruitment Information Line (860) 647-3170 or visit our website at: To apply online, please visit Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 or must be postmarked by Friday, August 15, 2014. No faxed or e-mail copies of resumes and/or applications will be accepted. The Town of Manchester shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department. The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.