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Circulation Assistant/Technical Services Specialist, South Yarmouth and West Yarmouth Libraries, Yarmouth, MA

Town of Yarmouth Library Division Seeks
Circulation Assistant/Technical Services Specialist

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Town of Yarmouth, MA, seeks an energetic year-round 35-hour per week library assistant to provide exemplary customer service at the circulation desk and assist in Technical Services at the South Yarmouth and West Yarmouth Libraries. Some tasks in Technical Services each week. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is friendly, reliable, flexible, well-organized, and has computer knowledge.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in all aspects of the circulation desk, including check-in and check-out, renewing materials on the telephone or in person; answering the phone, managing overdue materials. Provide assistance in locating materials; advising and recommending materials to adults; interpreting and enforcing library policy. Assist with data collection and other special projects. Organize and support the Library's volunteer program. High comfort level with technology. Technical Services experience in copy cataloging and serials maintenance would be helpful, as this person provides service across two departments. Must be able to lift up to 20lbs, stand for lengthy periods of time.

REQUIREMENTS
Degree from a four-year accredited college preferred; one or more years of relevant experience within a public library system, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with people of all ages, including volunteers, community partners, colleagues and supervisors in a library setting. Proficiency with Sierra preferred.

COMPENSATION
Hourly position starting $18.07/hour; benefited position. Five-day work week including one evening, and alternate Saturdays; 3-4 Sundays per year.

 

Town of Yarmouth is an EOE.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter & resume by October 27 to: Jane Cain, Library Director, South Yarmouth Library, 312 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA  02664  jcain@yarmouth.ma.us.

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