Friday, November 20, 2015

Part-time Library Assistant (Cataloging)

West Hartford Public Libraries 13/hours per week, flexible schedule.  The Noah Webster (Main) Library seeks an experienced copy cataloger to perform cataloging and classifying of print and non-print library resources.  Thorough knowledge of MARC records, OCLC and DDC is essential; familiarity with the Sierra ILS is highly desirable.  The ideal candidate will be able to manage a high volume of work in order to process new materials in a timely manner.  Ability to communicate effectively with librarians regarding various cataloging issues from time to time.  Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Although the primary assignment is for cataloging, a Library Assistant may also 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. This would include staffing the 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. Applications: Town of West Hartford applications may be obtained from West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 or online at Applications must be submitted to the West Hartford Public Library along with a cover letter and, if desired, resume.   Application packages may be mailed to West Hartford Public Library, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107 or emailed to jobs@westhartfordct.govClosing date of December 11th, 2015 and a review of applications will begin on December 14, 2015.