Monday, May 15, 2017

Library Assistant, Circulation, Haverhill Public Library, Haverhill (MA)

Library Assistant-Circulation, Haverhill Public Library

Performs all duties related to the circulation of library materials including checkouts, check-ins, renewals, patron registration, reserves, and collection of fines and fees at the Circulation desk. Will occasionally be asked to fill in at Reference or Youth Services if the schedule demands it; will have some regular collection development responsibilities. Represents the library in a pleasant and helpful manner in all aspects of work.

Works under the supervision of the Circulation Department Head, with additional guidance from Administrative staff.

Provides limited direction to the page staff, may be asked to serve as department manager in absence of department head.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, Coursework towards or a MLS will be given strong value

Previous library experience: 1-3 years

  1. Ability to meet people easily and get along well with others.
  2. Ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and pleasantly in the English language both orally, in person and over the phone, and in writing.
  3. Ability to handle minute detail.
  4. Accurate typing and word processing skills.
  5. Ability to learn new skills quickly.
  6. Ability to handle situations with tact, courtesy, initiative, resourcefulness, good judgment and punctuality.
  7. Knowledge of Spanish or an additional language is a plus.
Full/Part Time: Full time, 40 hours per week, will include evenings and weekends.

Education: BA/BS

Salary: $30,564.56-34,159.84 Steps on City Pay Scale

Closing Date: Open until Filled, Priority Given to Applications Received by June 2, 2017

How to Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Sarah Moser, Director
Haverhill Public Library
99 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830, email submissions strongly preferred, please do not call about this position