Thursday, May 21, 2015

Library Assistant, Adult Services, P/T -Pomfret Public Library

Pomfret Public Library seeks a part time library assistant with a focus on Adult Services.  The ideal candidate will be able to assess the needs of the adults in our community and create stimulating library programs and services to meet those needs, collaborating with other agencies and organizations whenever possible. Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): Connects with appropriate town agencies and organizations to better assess community needs and collaborate in providing services; Plans and implements a variety of programs for adults (discussions, lectures, activities, etc.); Prepares statistics, reports and grants related to adult services; Assists with adult materials selection, collection maintenance, displays and exhibits; Shares circulation desk duties on Wednesdays, assisting patrons as needed (reader’s advisory, circulation, reference, ILLs, computer use, etc.).

Qualifications: Qualified candidate will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, and be tech-savvy, multitasking, flexible, self-motivated, personable, and able to think and work creatively. Previous public library experience or coursework towards LTA or MLS or other similar adult services experience preferred. $16.00/hour, avg. 12 hours/week.  Every Wednesday (10-6), one Saturday per month (10-2), remaining hours flexible to cover programs as scheduled. Send cover letter and resume to  Application deadline: June 12, 2015.