Friday, July 22, 2016

Library Technical Assistant Children’s Department

The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison, CT, has a part-time opening for a Library Technical Assistant to work in the Children’s Department.  Excellent customer service, computer, and communication skills are required.  Public library experience is helpful. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule (20-25 hours per week) including evening and weekend hours.   This position is responsible for performing the full range of children’s circulation desk functions while presenting a courteous and welcoming impression of the Library.  Duties include circulating, renewing and reserving materials using the automated circulation system, checking in materials, registering new patrons, updating patron records, collecting fees for overdue and damaged/lost items, registering patrons for programs and helping parents and children locate library materials.  Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma, enjoy working with children of all ages, be able to work efficiently and effectively while juggling multiple priorities, and be comfortable working as part of a team.  Starting salary is $13.00 per hour and includes paid vacation, sick time and retirement benefits. No healthcare benefits are associated with this position. Applications are available at the Library or you may send a resume and cover letter via email to Jane Ash, Head of Children’s Services at:   Closing date: August 5, 2016.