Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Technical Services Assistant, Part-time, Philbrick-James Library, Deerfield

The Philbrick-James Library in Deerfield, New Hampshire is seeking an outgoing and organized person to fill the position of Technical Services Assistant. We are looking for a friendly and detail-oriented individual to process interlibrary loan requests and library material, which includes cataloging. Additional duties will include staffing the circulation desk, shelving, and helping our patrons with their reference and technology needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists patrons in the use of Library computers, photocopier, and Overdrive
  • Provides information and interpretation concerning library services, policies and procedures
  • Checks library materials in and out; contacts patrons to notify them of overdue items
  • Provides reference service, answers phone, and helps patrons locate library materials
  • Processes interlibrary loan requests; advises patrons on status of requests
  • Gathers and compiles data for ongoing library records and produces statistical reports
  • Catalog and process new and gift materials 
  • Withdraw library materials from catalog records; prepare materials for disposal
Minimum Requirements:
  • Knowledge of standard library practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of the principles of record keeping and records management
  • Skill in providing effective customer service with tact and courtesy
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with staff and the public
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software programs
This is a part-time position with 20 scheduled hours per week. As currently envisioned, this schedule will entail Wednesdays from 12pm- 8pm; Thursdays from 9am-5pm; and Saturdays 9am-1pm. 

Salary: $13.50 an hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Please email the following to pjlibrary@metrocast.net :
  • resumé
  • cover letter
  • contact information for three references