Part-time Library Assistant in Circulation

Barrington Public Library

Town of Barrington

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 15th, 2021

Wages

$15.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Barrington, RI

Hours

6.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

DUTIES: Checks library materials in and out; unpacks delivery bins; registers patrons for library cards; enters magazines into Sierra database; sorts mail; searches shelves for items requested by patrons (for either in-library pickup or curbside pick-up); directs patrons to other departments; other duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION: $15.00 per hour.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent, but Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Library experience preferred; experience with Sierra/Innovative Interfaces ILS preferred.

Because this is a public-facing position, we are looking for individuals who are out-going and friendly, and who have strong interpersonal skills.

Current schedule: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, and every third Saturday 9:00 am–2:00 pm.

Future schedule (Estimated Spring 2021, when the library hopes to resume full hours):
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm-9:00 pm (except for every third week - Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm instead of the Thursday shift).

Position available week of February 1, with some training the week of January 25.

Please send resume, cover letter, and the names of 3 references to:
Doug Swiszcz
Collections Management & Circulation Librarian/Assistant Director
Barrington Public Library
281 County Rd.
Barrington, RI 02806

or email to: doug@barringtonlibrary.org

Town of Barrington is an EEO employer.

The Community

Barrington is a suburban town located in Rhode Island's East Bay, with a population of approximately 16,000.

Posted Jan 6, 2021