Washington County Public Library
Library Assistant – Part Time
The Washington County Public Library is searching for a qualified applicant for a part time Library Assistant
at the Gray Library.
Provides services to users on resources and information available in the Library. Assists users in locating materials needed. Participates in collection maintenance/inventory activities. Provides circulation functions: checking materials in and out, registering new patrons, maintenance of patron records, etc. Provides interlibrary loan services for patrons. Prepares and maintains related reports and records. Provides reference service at the desk, assisting library users in locating information through a variety of print, audiovisual, and electronic resources. Responds to queries received in person, by phone, and mail. Maintains stacks, re-shelving returned items, ensuring that all books are shelved in order so that they can easily be retrieved by users. Guides and instructs patrons in the use of electronic resources such as the on-line catalog, web-based periodicals index, public access computers, eBooks, etc., provides instructions in use of MS Office products, social media, e-readers, etc.
Requires at minimum graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED) and some college. Those with college degrees and/or library experience preferred.
Requires some knowledge of community needs and library practices. Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to use office machines effectively. Requires effective computer skills and ability to guide others in use of computers.
Position requires walking and standing, occasionally for long periods. Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds. Requires bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, reaching, frequent turning, and occasional twisting.
This position, at the Jonesborough Library is a part time approximately 20-25 hours per-week position. The position requires evening and weekend hours.
To apply, submit an application form – available at the libraries’ service desk or at the link below – and a resume by Dec. 1, 2014 to either branch of the Washington County Library.
Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.