The Overbrook Public Library is experiencing growth and is looking for a part-time staff member to come work in its new 7600 square-foot library and community center facility that opened January, 2014. Preference will be given to those with library experience and/or library school education and a progressive, professional approach to library operations and customer service. This is a great opportunity to learn and practice library science with a high level of responsibility with a small team of staff and volunteers. Applications will be accepted until the end of day, Friday, October 17th, 2014.
Position Title: Service/Executive Assistant Librarian (SEAL)
Required Documents: Cover letter, professional resume with at least two references, and at least one letter of recommendation.
Position Pay-hours-benefits: 16 to 19 hours/week, pay between $9-$12 per hour depending on experience and education. There are some additional benefits like paid holidays, personal leave, and in-house perks, pending library board approval. No health benefits. The exact hours of work are flexible and negotiable but can include some evening and weekend shifts.
The successful SEAL candidate shall demonstrate general competencies in:
People skills, especially with children, teens and older adults.
PC computer, Internet and technology skills.
Clerical speed and accuracy
Promoting public/community relations
SEAL Primary Duties and Tasks:
Running the Service Desk
Facility Logistics (ordering supplies)
Volunteer Scheduling and Management
Collections Logistics (cataloging and labeling materials)
Interlibrary Loan (Share-It program)
Coordinating Children’s Program with staff members
Ready-Reference and Research questions
Website and Social Media updates
Contact/send inquiries and documents as Word or PDF files to:
Galen Worthington, Director
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