P-T Youth Services Library Assistant, Lodi Memorial Library, Lodi

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

The Lodi Memorial Library is seeking an enthusiastic part-time Youth Services Library Assistant. The Youth Services Library Assistant is responsible for assisting the Youth Services Librarian with the operations of the Youth Services Department. Knowledge of the BCCLS system and Polaris is preferred. This is a union and civil service position. This position offers paid vacation, sick, and personal time.
Position is 14 hours a week: Preferred hours are Monday (3:00pm-8:00pm), Wednesday (9:30am-1:30pm), and Thursday (3:00pm-8:00pm). Work schedule can be negotiated.

Job Description:
• Assists in the development and implementation of children, teen, and family programs and special events as assigned by the Youth Services Librarian.
• Ensures open spaces in the Youth Services Department are tidy at all times.
• Straightens shelves in Youth Services Department; assists with book displays.
• Assists patrons in the Youth Services Department. 
• Performs Circulation Desk functions when requested.
• Assists in decorating the Youth Services Department.
• Displays professional conduct and appearance at all times while performing duties.
• Performs special projects and other job related tasks that may be assigned by the Director or Youth Services Librarian. 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

• High school diploma or G.E.D. required. 
• Ability to relate to children and teens. 
• Ability to become familiar with the needs and interests of children and teens.
• Ability to interact with and assist the public in a friendly and responsive manner. 
• Computer knowledge and proficiency. 
• Good oral and written communication skills. 
• Strong organizational skills for a customer service oriented environment. 
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.

MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Bergen
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
Compensation: 
$14.35/hour
How To Apply:: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.
Please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Karyn Gost, Library Director: gost@lodi.bccls.org