Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Library Assistant (Substitutes) - Avon Free Public Library

Library Assistant (Substitutes) - Avon Free Public Library. The Town of Avon’s Free Public Library is accepting applicants for Library Assistant Substitutes. There are no regular hours to offer with this position, only substitute shifts when other staff are on vacation or ill. Library Assistants perform responsible and varied paraprofessional duties in the circulation of library books and other materials; assist patrons, students, and staff in using library facilities, resources and services, and perform varied and responsible library clerical work. Other essential job duties include staffing the busy circulation desk, including charging and discharging library materials, issuing library cards to new patrons, answering telephone calls and providing information as necessary, assisting patrons in the use of the library’s catalogue, and performing general office clerical tasks. Regularly returns books and materials to shelves and storage sites. 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. Excellent customer service skills required and experience with Sierra/Encore preferred. Salary is $19.6633 per hour. Closing date is 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Send completed Application for Employment (attached) to: William F. Vernile, Director of Human Resources, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001. For the full job posting and application, click here.