Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant – Orrville Public Library – Orrville OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 245167448

  • Job Title

    Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant – Orrville Public Library – Orrville OhioMeansJobs.com Job # 245167448
  • Job Description

    Employment Type: Part Time, 12-20 hours per week

     

    Description: The Library Assistant provides excellent customer service to patrons of all ages, with emphasis on children and their caregivers, assists with programming and collection development.

     

    Department: Children’s     Reports to: Youth Services Manager            Positions Supervised: None

  • Company

    Orrville Public Library
  • Location

    Orrville
  • Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum of two years of college; bachelor’s degree preferred, and appropriate experience.
    • Experience and desire to work with children.
    • Strong technology skills.

     

    Requirements:

    • Communicate effectively, in written and verbal format, with patrons and co-workers.
    • Present a professional, business-like behavior and appearance.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Provide excellent customer service, exhibit a courteous and respectful attitude.
    • Organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple tasks.
    • Work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and co-workers.
    • Willingness to learn and use current and future technology.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check for applicants over the age of 18.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Plan, prepare, and present engaging programs.
    • Answer reference questions and provide reader’s advisory service to patrons.
    • Provide patrons with technology and e-media assistance and instruction.
    • Assist with collection development through inventory, evaluation, and weeding.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of collections and trends in children’s literature.
    • Create literacy-themed displays that help market the collection.
    • Actively promote building-wide programs, services, and resources.
    • Participate in department meetings and continuing education opportunities.
    • Assist with maintaining department records and statistics.
    • Demonstrate commitment to serving library patrons and residents of the community.
    • Develop and prepare decorations for the department.
    • Perform other duties as required.

     

    Apply: A completed application, also available at our website, and resume should be submitted to pearl.gasser@orrville.lib.oh.us or mailed to 230 North Main Street, Orrville, OH  44667.  Applications must be received by Saturday, August 13, 2022.  The position will be open until filled.