Employment

Part Time Adult Literacy Coordinator


The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Putnam Adult Literacy Services (PALS) Coordinator. This position will be responsible for the organization and operation of PALS. Duties include recruiting and training volunteers, enrolling adult learners, creating soft skills programs, and organizing fundraising opportunities.

Candidates should have strong communication and organizational skills, experience managing volunteers, experience with fundraising, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with library staff, members of the community, volunteers, adult learners, and other community literacy programs. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

Job details:

  • Part-time without benefits
  • 15 hours per week
  • Some nights and weekends may be required
  • Salary Range: $9.75-$11.00 per hour

To inquire and/or apply you may fill out an online application form; download, print, and mail a blank employment application; contact the library at info@PCPL21.org; or simply stop by the library.


 Part Time Youth Services Assistant


The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Youth Services Assistant.  Under the direction of the department manager, this position will support the overall mission of the library by effectively providing library services to children, young adults, and their families.    

Candidates should possess some knowledge of and enthusiasm for children’s literature, familiarity and comfort with current technology (personal computers, web-based communication and content platforms, mobile devices, etc), the ability and aptitude to teach and educate patrons and staff in one-on-one or group situations, the ability to handle physical materials up to 40lbs, and work rotating shifts within the department.

The Youth Services Assistant will help provide patron-focused reference and reader’s advisory services for children from birth through eighth grade and their caregivers.  Other duties include assisting in the development and implementation of children’s, teen, and family programs and special events, monitoring and maintaining the Youth Services department and its resources, and preparing booklists, web content, and promotional literature as assigned.  

Job Details:

  • Part-time without benefits
  • 15-25 hours/week
  • Some nights and weekends may be required
  • Salary:  $9.00 - $14.00 per hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials

To inquire and/or apply you may fill out an online application form; download, print, and mail a blank employment application; contact the library at info@PCPL21.org; or simply stop by the library.


Part-Time Technology Assistant


The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a Part-Time IT Technician to assist patrons and staff with a variety of technology needs by providing general end user and help desk support. The position requires experience with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS, Microsoft Office, computer hardware repair, replacement and configuration. Preferred candidates should have experience with tablets, smartphones, mobile operating systems including iOs, Surface, and Android. Candidates must possess strong troubleshooting, communication and customer service skills, patience in working with a wide range of patron and staff needs, a willingness to collaborate both onsite and online, and be open to learning new skills and tools on the job. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
Job Details:
Part-time w/out benefits
15-25 hr/wk
Some nights and weekends may be required
Salary range $9.52-$13.30 commensurate with experience and/or credentials
To inquire and/or apply you may fill out an online application form, download and print a blank employment application, contact the library at info@pcpl21.org, or simply stop by the library.