P/T Library Assistant

Coventry Public Library - Greene branch

Greene, RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 6th, 2020


$12.00 to $15.00 per Hour   Calculate


Greene, RI




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



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Job Description

Coventry Public Library’s Greene branch is seeking a Part-time Library Assistant.  

Assists the public in finding library materials, checks out and receives returned materials, collects fines, enters and deletes patron information on the computer. Assists the public in finding materials on shelves. Assists with inventory, shelving materials and reading shelves. Processes and maintains periodicals, sorts mail, checks computer reports for missing books and assists with other similar tasks when necessary. Helps create and distribute publicity to promote library services. Assists with library programs, including virtual programs. 

The successful candidate will be comfortable with a variety of digital devices, as well as computers, social media, online searching, books, literature and web resources.  Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively and maintain good working relationships with staff and the public. 

This is currently a 6-12 hour per week para-professional position under the supervision of the Branch Manager. Knowledge of library practices, techniques and materials is a plus.  Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Windows and MS Office, be able to follow written/oral instructions and work independently.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree preferred, excellent computer skills, and good customer relations skills.  Library Science courses or library experience a plus.

Hours:  Part-time position. Tuesdays, 12-6 to start. More hours may be added as we increase our service hours.

Applications accepted by email until Nov. 6. 

 Please send letter of interest, resume and three references to:  megan@coventrylibrary.org


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Posted Oct 23, 2020