March 11, 2013
Part-Time Reference Librarian
The position of reference librarian is now open at the Public Library of New London. This is a part-time position of 19 hours a week, with a variable schedule that includes daytime and evening hours and Saturdays in rotation.
The person holding this position oversees collection development, is responsible for the Non Profit Resource Center and serves as the library webmaster. Other responsibilities include staffing a busy reference desk, promoting community outreach and programming.
MLS/MLIS degree, public library experience, and a thorough knowledge of Word Press website software or other similar website maintenance programs are required for this position. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
Salary range is $20-$22 an hour, depending on experience. There are no benefits with this position.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com or mail to Suzanne Maryeski, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 by April 3, 2013.
Substitute Library Assistant
The Public Library of New London has an opening for a qualified candidate to provide support for public service desks. This is a part-time substitute library assistant position with variable hours, including daytime, evening and Saturday hours.
Excellent customer service skills and computer proficiency are required. A high school degree is required and some college preferred.
The starting salary is $9.75 per hour, with no benefits.
If interested, please send a cover letter and completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Suzanne Maryeski, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320.
Deadline for filing an application is April 3, 2013.
Job Title: Library Assistant – Adult Services
General Statement of Responsibilities
A Library Assistant – Adult Services provides high quality customer service to library patrons. This position reports to the Head of Adult Services and Head of Circulation.
- Performs library materials check-in, check-out, renewal, holds, and patron registration and renewal.
- Assists Reference Librarian at reference desk by answering basic in-person and telephone reference inquiries.
- Assists patrons with computer services, including public access computers, and online public catalogs (OPACs).
- Shelves and files materials as necessary.
- Performs other tasks as assigned, may work in other areas as assigned.
A high school diploma is required for this position, with some college work preferred. This position requires good interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the desire to provide excellent customer service. Solid writing and computer skills are also required.
The Library Assistant assigned to Adult Services may be a person with partial visual or hearing disability. Adaptive technology may be used to communicate with others, although the Library Assistant assigned to Adult Services must be able to communicate in person and by telephone and read print and nonprint materials. The reaching, bending, and lifting that characterize this position may pose physical challenges.