Part Time Library Assistant Position Available

Library Assistant, Simon Fairfield Public Library in Douglas, MA
The Simon Fairfield Public Library seeks a part time library assistant to staff the circulation desk on Thursday evenings and every fourth Saturday. We pride ourselves on offering a congenial, laid-back, but efficient atmosphere for our patrons and staff. We encourage applicants who will thrive in such an atmosphere.

Schedule:
Part time. Thursday evenings from 5 pm to 8 pm and every 4th Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm. There are occasional opportunities to pick up additional hours to substitute for other staff.

Qualifications:
High school diploma;
One year of work experience;
Experience with ILS software is preferred, but applicants who can demonstrate a high level of comfort and proficiency with software will also be considered.

Duties:
Performs circulation duties including but not limited to checking materials in and out, receiving and recording money collected, answering the telephone, and making copies;
Understands databases and how to answer or refer routine reference questions;
Gives directional information to patrons;
Assists patrons in locating materials;
Participates in processing materials;
Makes repairs to materials;
Makes recommendations to the library director on relevant issues and problems that arise at the circulation desk;
Performs other duties as required.

Work Environment
Works under direct supervision of the Library Director;
The employee is alone on the circulation desk most of the time, working in tandem with a page to oversee library operations;
Interacts with the general public;
Operates standard office equipment.

Salary:
$14.06 per hour

How to Apply:
Please fill out an employment application and email it, along with a resume and any other desired documents, to Justin Snook at jsnook@cwmars.org. Applications submitted by September 17 will be considered. The Town of Douglas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.