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Library Technician, North Kingstown Free Library, North Kingstown, RI

NORTH KINGSTOWN FREE LIBRARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Applications are now being accepted at the North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone Street, North Kingstown, RI for the following position:

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN (15) LIBRARY Part-time 19 hours per week

Hours: M-Th 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Saturday 9-5

RESPONSIBILITIES: Public service at the library's Reference Desk including answering reference questions; assisting patron's with technology; registering patrons to use library facilities and attend programs; answering the telephone; and helping patron's with research. Cross-trained to work at the Circulation & Young Reader's desk. May be involved in one or more of the following: assisting in the ordering and processing of new materials for the collection, maintaining finding aids for the collection; entering raw data for statistical reports; entering and updating data about library holdings in the OSL database; counting monies; processing materials for use by patrons; participating in the maintenance, cleaning, & repair of the collections; shelving library materials.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of High school diploma or GED is required. Considerable library experience including knowledge of library procedures, methods, and techniques and routines; knowledge of book titles, authors, and reference materials and resources in print and electronic format. Demonstrable knowledge of OSL software, word processing, and Internet searching. Ability to establish and maintain effective personal relationships with the public and with working associates. A commitment to courteous and efficient public service work. Physical capacity to stand at a library service counter for extended periods and perform some light to medium lifting duties that relate to general library functions.

SALARY: $17.48 /hr

APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES Friday, December 15, 2017.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Cyndi Desrochers, Library Director, at cdesrochers@nklibrary.org

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