PT Library Assistant - Irvington Free Public Library

The Irvington Public Library is seeking a proactive and energetic person for a part time (day hours) Library Associate position.

Responsibilities included but not limited to:

• Under the direction of a professional librarian, takes the lead in organizing and implementing the technical or public aspects of one or more library programs such as the development and coordination of events, patron services or collection management; does other related work.
• Answers basic reference questions.
• Participates in the training of patrons and staff of library resources
• Resolves patrons concerns within authority granted by the professional librarian or other supervisory officials.
• Provides basic reader advisory to patrons.
• Conducts or prepares the content and arrangement of library materials for displays, exhibits and library programs.
• Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and or manual recordings and information systems used by the agency.

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• At least 2 years of library experience necessary.
• The ability to work with the public in a professional manner
• The ability to communicate effectively.
Schedule:
• 11-18 hours per week
• This position requires flexibility to work day hours and Saturday shifts.

 

MLS or Library School Required: 
No
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Essex
Job Focus: 
Part-Time
Compensation: 
Salary: $17.50 per hour
How To Apply:: 
To apply please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to ipl@irvingtonpubliclibrary with Library Associate position in the subject line.