Library Technicians

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library

Narragansett, RI

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 1st, 2020

Wages

Not Specified

Location

Narragansett, RI

Hours

19.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Social

Job Description

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library now hiring:

Library Technician positions, which is a part-time schedule to include days, nights and weekend shifts (up to 19 hours). Reports to head of circulation and is compensated hourly.

Job Summary: Library technicians help librarians acquire, prepare, and organize materials and help users to find those materials. A large part of this job is performed at the circulation desk using computers, answering questions, directing and assisting patrons with their information needs while providing a high level of customer service. The position can be physically challenging as it may require moving furniture, walking and standing for extended periods of time and carrying a reasonable selection of materials. The work performed is subject to review through observation, reports and the results achieved

RELATED DUTIES:

  • Utilize computers for circulation tasks (ex: checking items in/out, placing holds and data entry), preparing word documents, signs, flyers and other materials and using the Internet.
  • Maintain library materials, return items to appropriate locations, read shelves for accuracy and organize materials.
  • Carry, lift, move and arrange library furniture as needed
  • Perform related office and clerical work (filing, answering phones, maintaining office equipment and managing related supplies).
  • Counting and handling currency along with other housekeeping duties.

Additional Info & Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The applicant must have the ability to communicate effectively, to work cooperatively with others using a team approach and understand the mission of a library in its community. Previous library experience is not required, however it is a plus for the applicant. Applicants must have an interest in working with the public in a library setting. A high school diploma or the equivalent.

Website
https://narlib.org/

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://narlib.org/about/openings-at-the-library/

HR Info

Send a copy of your resume along with a cover letter with your schedule of availability (days and hours you can work) to pattiarkwright@narlib.org. Application deadline is December 1, 2020.

Posted Nov 18, 2020