Employment Opportunity :
Temporary Library Assistant
- Library: Huntingdon Valley Library
- Town: Huntingdon Valley, PA
- Library Type: Public
- Position Type: Non-MLS
- Deadline: May 1, 2015
The Huntingdon Valley Library, located in Huntingdon Valley, PA, seeks a part-time Temporary Library Assistant. The Library Assistant greets, directs, and provides information to library customers and performs a variety of clerical tasks related to the processing, sorting and circulation of library materials using the Polaris Integrated Library System. Other responsibilities include issuing library cards, checking materials in and out, reserving books, assessing damaged/incomplete material, and answering the phone. Additional responsibilities include assisting patrons with finding library materials, providing reader’s advisory, answering patron computer questions and troubleshooting, and monitoring appropriate use of the facility. This position requires a great deal of contact with the public and computer competency. Candidates must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and have excellent customer service and computer skills.
New employees are required to have a current Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Background check.
The temporary position is approximately 15 hours per week and some evenings and Saturdays are required.
The shift for this position is: Monday or Wednesday 5-9, Tuesday 10-1, and rotating Saturdays 10-5. Position ends August 14, 2015. Other hours as needed during summer for vacation coverage.
High school diploma required, some college preferred. General knowledge of library principles and practices preferred. Strong computer, positive customer service, organizational, and cash handling skills are essential.
Submit resume and cover letter to:
Mrs. Pam Dull, Assistant Director
Huntingdon Valley Library
625 Red Lion Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
or by email in PDF form to firstname.lastname@example.org
View a copy of the Full Job Description: HVL Temporary Library Assistant Job Description April 2015