[minervacirc] Job openings: Circulation Assistant

Courtney Sparks csparks at patten.lib.me.us
Thu May 19 09:15:58 EDT 2011

Part-time Circulation Assistant (2 openings)

Patten Free Library is looking for two (2) service-oriented people with a
sense of humor to join us at the Circulation Desk. Responsibilities include
checking materials in and out of the library; issuing library cards;
assisting library users with general questions and policy information;
opening/closing circulation desk; answering phones; and some shelving.
Additional duties as assigned. 

Requirements: Experience working in a library; a positive attitude;
outstanding customer service skills; flexibility and ability to work as part
of a team; strong computer skills; ability to simultaneously manage multiple
tasks and work efficiently in a busy library. 

Strongly preferred: Experience working with an automated circulation system
(e.g. Millennium); a college degree or equivalent combination of education
and experience.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position: standing,
lifting, bending, pushing and pulling full book carts (approx. 50lbs.),
shelving returned items, and emptying book returns.

Hours: Part-time (7.0 hours per week):

* Morning schedule: Tuesday (11am.-2pm.), Friday (9am.-1pm.) 
* Afternoon schedule: Tuesday (1-5pm.), Wednesday (5-8pm.)

Both schedules include one (1) rotating Saturday shift (9am.-1pm.) per
month, and substitution for other shifts as needed.

Wage: $11.33/hr. 

Contact: Send cover letter and resume to Courtney Sparks, Head of
Circulation & Inter-Library Loan. E-mail preferred:
csparks at patten.lib.me.us.

Courtney A. Sparks, MLIS
Head of Circulation & Interlibrary Loan
Patten Free Library
33 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530
(207)443-5141, fax (207)443-3514

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