Parnell Memorial Library
Montevallo, AL

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Library Assistant (Part Time)

This is a paraprofessional position in a public library. Staff member will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day operations of a community library that includes diverse ages and ethnicities. Position requires member to work under the direction of the library director, librarian, or senior staff.

Qualifications:

·         High School Graduate or equivalent

·         Prior library experience preferred.

·         Excellent customer service skills.

·         Ability to use computers and applicable software.

Job Description/Responsibilities/Duties:

PART-TIME. Must be able to work 2 Saturdays a month (9:30 am - 1 pm), Tuesdays 10 am – 1 pm OR 5 pm - 8pm, and Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm. Not to exceed 9.5 hours in a week.

·         Stand/Walk for at least 4 hours at a time; Lift/move 50+ pounds

·         Raise arms above shoulder height to retrieve/shelve/organize materials

·         Stoop & bend to collect materials from book drops

·         Understand the chain of command and work with little or no supervision

·         Work well with public using diplomacy, discretion, flexibility and cooperation

·         Explain to and assist patrons in locating and using library materials. Use computers and applicable software (Windows-based) to search for materials, check materials in/out, reserve materials, register new patrons, etc.

·         Help patrons use computers, software, and databases

·         Search database, issue library cards, perform Internet searches, etc.

·         Answers the telephone, performs telephone reference, and referral.

·         Help patron make copies or send faxes.

·         Any additional duties as required from patron interaction or requested by director.

HOURLY RATE is $9.15 per hour. NO MEDICAL, DENTAL, SICK/VACATION, HOLIDAY, OR RETIREMENT BENEFITS PAID.

to apply for this position, please visit the city of montevallo website and submit an application.

*please disregard schedule details listed on City website