Summary: Part–time (15-20 hours/week), willing to be flexible with schedule, competitive compensation
Acts as confidential secretary to Library Director and Board of Trustees. Serves as a point of contact and receptionist for people coming in or calling Library Director or Library Staff. Responsible for clerical duties in Administration Office.
- Perform general clerical duties
- Direct visitors to correct destination.
- Research and order office supplies.
- Schedule meeting rooms and exhibits for outside groups. Post meeting schedule daily.
- Maintain bulletin boards daily and post notices as needed.
- Track attendance and vacation/sick leave for staff.
- Attend monthly Board of Trustee and Finance Committee meetings. Take minutes.
- Post Library open meetings on Secretary of State website and Newport City Hall.
- Keep library circulation, program and attendance statistics in accordance with Office of Library Information Services.
- Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing, typing and record keeping.
- Oral and written communication in English required.
- Proficiency in grammar and writing skills.
- Experience with Quickbooks Payroll Service a plus
- Experience with Microsoft Office.
- Possess computer skills and knowledge of relevant software with ability to learn new applications.
- Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment.
- Communicate in a positive and effective manner with groups and individuals using oral and written communication skills.
- Pleasant demeanor both in person and on the telephone.
- Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
- Reports to Library Director.
Please email a resume and letter of interest to email@example.com no later than Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
Children’s Librarian/Paraprofessional, Part-time
Summary: The part-time Children’s Librarian/Paraprofessional contributes to the provision of library services to children and to adults interested in children’s materials. This position reports to the Head of Youth Services. It is a professional position with primary responsibilities for reference, readers’ advisory and programming
- Provides reference and readers’ advisory services
- Maintains familiarity with the children’s collection, both print and digital
- Assists and instructs children and adults interested in children’s resources
- Assists patrons with computer use
- Plans and facilitates educational, informational, and recreational programs to meet specific needs of children both in the library and at other locations in the community
- Assists with publicity and promotion of children’s services
- Participates in collection development, selection and weeding
- Assists with monitoring behavior in the library and maintaining a safe environment for children and families.
- Other duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of theories, tools, and current trends in library service to children, child development, and developmental reading and programming.
- Working knowledge of technology sufficient to deal with the day-to-day needs of the department.
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as effective oral and written presentation skills, particularly with children of varied backgrounds.
- Ability to plan, execute and evaluate children’s programs.
- Ability to be a constructive team member.
- Ability to perform satisfactorily under the stressors of the position.
- Ability to perform the job in a reasonable time and in a manner that achieves reasonable library performance and quality standards.
- Ability to multi-task and problem-solve while assisting patrons.
- Ability to work rotating and various work shifts including evenings and weekends.
- Must be enthusiastic, friendly and possess a positive attitude.
- Willing and able to act in the best interests of the Library and the community as decided by the Director on the advice of the Department Head.
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree from an ALA accredited program in library science helpful. Students and expected graduates of library school programs are encouraged to apply.
- Demonstrated public service or customer service experience required. Experience with library service to children preferred.
Please email a resume and letter of interest to Cathy Gould at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Wednesday, April 24, 2019.