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Multiple Positions, Rockport Public Library, Rockport, MA

1. Library Assistant
One Position
7 Hours per Week - Saturday
$20.61 per hour
Job Availability: Immediately

Duties:

  • Performs Circulation, Inter-Library Loan, Readers' Advisory, Reference functions, and Collection Maintenance tasks
  • Assists library patrons with use of Internet and automated library catalog
  • Participates in Collection Development activities, coordinating shelving, shifting, and weeding the collection; works with volunteers
  • Performs library opening and closing procedures
  • Performs data entry related to book ordering, adding and deleting bibliographic records
  • Attends training sessions, staff meetings and regional and consortium library meetings
  • Performs other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years' library experience
  • Previous library experience using automated integrated library network, personal computers, electronic databases, and the Internet preferred
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and be flexible
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Ability to work in busy customer service environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, friendly manner, and strong service orientation
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, procedures and follow up capabilities
  • Standing, lifting bending, and stretching to retrieve or reshelve library materials

Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer


Apply - Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to:
Cindy Grove, Library Director
Rockport Public Library
17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966
Email: cgrove@rockportlibrary.org
Phone: 978-546-6934


2. Substitute Library Assistant
Two Positions
To Provide Fill-in Coverage for Regular Staff
on an As-Needed Basis, 2-19 Hours per Week
$14.90 per hour
Job Availability: Immediately

Duties:

  • Performs Circulation, Inter-Library Loan, Readers' Advisory, and Reference functions, and Collection Maintenance tasks
  • Assists library patrons with use of Internet and automated library catalog
  • Participates in Collection Development activities, coordinating shelving, shifting, and weeding the collection; works with volunteers
  • Performs library opening and closing procedures
  • Performs data entry related to book ordering, adding and deleting bibliographic records
  • Attends training sessions, staff meetings and regional and consortium library meetings
  • Performs other duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years' library experience
  • Previous library experience using automated integrated library network, personal computers, electronic databases, and the Internet preferred
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and be flexible
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Ability to work in busy customer service environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, friendly manner, and strong service orientation
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, procedures and follow up capabilities
  • Standing, lifting bending, and stretching to retrieve or reshelve library materials

Equal opportunity / affirmative action employer


Apply- Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to:
Cindy Grove, Library Director
Rockport Public Library
17 School Street
Rockport, MA 01966
Email: cgrove@rockportlibrary.org
Phone: 978-546-6934

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