PT Adult Library Shelver Position - Morristown-Morris Twp Joint Public Library

Have you ever wanted to work in a Library? Do you enjoy books and being around them? Do you enjoy quiet spaces and independent work? Are you looking for a flexible schedule? The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented person to join our creative and dedicated staff. We are located in a diverse community in the heart of historic Morristown and we provide exemplary and courteous service to all of our patrons. This 8-12 hour/week position requires excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to be a part of an innovative and forward thinking group of people.
 
General Responsibilities:
• Sort and shelve Library materials for all collection areas
• Read and straighten shelves into proper classification order.
• Shift library materials when needed.
• Help with special projects as requested.
 
Qualifications/Requirements: 

Required:
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work tasks.
• Excellent oral communication.
• The ability to work with a diverse population and staff.
• The ability to learn the Library’s shelving and classification systems and shelve materials alphabetically and numerically.
• Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to stand, bend, stoop, reach and carry for extended periods as well as lift up to 30 pounds and push book carts up to 100 pounds.
• Ability to work in a dusty environment and do light dusting.
• Candidate must be above the age of 18.

Preferred:
• Computer and technological skills.
• Ability to do other tasks as assigned and to work on special projects.

 

Job Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Notices: 
EOE
MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Morris
Job Focus: 
Circulation
Part-Time
Support Staff/Paraprofessional
Compensation: 
Part-time position, 8-12 hours per week including evening and weekend hours. Salary is $10.00/hour. EOE
How To Apply:: 
Please email a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to Ruth Bensley at ruth.bensley@mainlib.org.