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Digital Services and Reference Assistant

Greenville Public Library, RI

Greenville

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$20.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Greenville, RI

Hours

26.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

The Greenville Public Library is seeking a part-time digital services and reference assistant. In addition to reference services, this individual will be responsible for presenting technology instruction programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to patrons
  • Provide direct assistance to patrons using the public computers
  • Assist patrons in accessing digital resources including ebooks and databases
  • Plan, promote, and present technology instruction programs for adults
  • Assist with event marketing efforts in the library and online
  • Create digital and physical promotional displays
  • Demonstrate an understanding and respect for diversity and inclusion
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with the public
  • Command of current and emerging technologies relevant to library service and programming
  • Willing to work both evenings and weekends. Ability to work interdepartmentally
  • Schedule flexibility preferred

Skills:

  • Commitment to outstanding customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot technology issues, including devices and equipment in-house and with patron devices
  • Driven to work on a team as well as independently on assigned projects
  • Experience with marketing and managing social media a plus

Hours: approximately 26 hours per week including every other Saturday

Compensation: $20/ hr

HR Info

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please send cover letter and resume to Cassie Patterson at greenvilleasstdirector@gmail.com.

Posted Jan 19, 2023