Part-Time Circulation Assistant
December 26, 2018
Are you a welcoming and friendly customer-service~champion who loves serving the needs of library patrons~at a busy service desk? This may be the job for you! We~are seeking a part-time Circulation Assistant to assist~patrons with library transactions, greet customers and~provide administrative support at the check-out desk.~Essential functions including answering incoming calls, responding to public inquiries, providing basic~directional reference and readers advisory services,~assisting with interlibrary loan materials, handling~fines and fees, processing and mailing overdue~notices and performing other clerical duties, as~assigned.
Hours: This position is 19-hours per week, including rotating Fridays and Saturdays
(2 – 3 Saturdays per month), one evening per week (Tuesday evenings) and daytime hours to be determined.
Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma, with two or more years of~clerical, customer service or library experience. Two~years of college is preferred, or any equivalent~combination of education and experience. Must be~knowledgeable about general office procedures and~equipment. Requires basic computer skills and familiarity~
with MS Office suite. Outstanding customer service skills and a friendly, welcoming attitude are a must. In~addition to general knowledge of library operations and~functions, a knowledge of popular books and multimedia,~including eBooks and other electronic resources is~preferred.
Wage: The anticipated hiring range is $19.82 – $22.80 per hour, dependent upon qualifications; maximum of the pay range for this position is $25.77. This is a non-benefit eligible position.
To Apply: ~Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume~and the names of 3 references to: Kate Whitman,~Northborough Free Library, 34 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. The Town of
Northborough is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.