Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Children's Library Assistant, Part-time, Stephenson Memorial Library, Greenfield

Job Opening
December 19, 2017
Children’s Library Assistant, Stephenson Memorial Library, Greenfield, NH

Job Description: Stephenson Memorial Library is looking for a part time Children’s Library Assistant whose job duties and abilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Works with the director to create a schedule of yearly programs to include Summer and Winter Reading incentive programs, preschool story hour, maker programs, and other activities for children ranging from birth through middle school age
  • Provides input to the director regarding purchasing needs for the children’s division including books, audios, DVDs, materials and supplies
  • Helps to keep track of purchases for budgetary purposes; maintains and inventories supply storage
  • Assists with the advertising of children’s programs that may include development of promotional materials
  • Keeps statistical records for children’s programs and attendance
  • Is responsible for keeping the children’s area neat and orderly including the regular development of attractive displays and provisions of walk in crafts
  • Possession of high professional interpersonal skills that focus on library services in a wide range of areas such as reader’s advisory, online references and resources, state resources, professional associations and outreach
  • Is willing to attend conferences and participate in professional development opportunities as initiated by self or suggested by the director 
  • Works with library director to develop and implement long term goals, policies and procedures for the Children’s division of the library
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will also possess the following characteristics:
  • Knowledge of basic library services, (circulation and Interlibrary loan) principles and procedures, (cataloging)
  • A positive approach to problem solving, and an enjoyment of reading and learning 
  • Ability to use e-mail and basic Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Publisher
  • Ability to bend and reach, push and pull library carts full of books, and lift up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to meet a schedule of 16-18 hours per week. Starting hourly rate: $12.00 per hour with a potential increase contingent upon longevity
  • Applicants with an advanced degree will be given priority
How to apply: Send application and resumé by January 11, 2018 to:

Beverly Pietlicki, Library Director
Stephenson Memorial Library
Greenfield, NH 03047
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