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OPEN POSITIONS

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Adult Reference Assistant

Job Summary: 

The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Reference Assistant eager to help patrons find materials in the library and online. This position will support library staff by performing general tasks and providing routine assistance to library patrons.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Providing general reference assistance (locating materials, satisfying inquiries, and guiding patrons toward the use of appropriate tools and the development of essential literacy skills)

Collaborating with other departments to direct patrons as necessary

Assisting with printing, copying, scanning, and general computer use

Creating displays to help circulate materials

Collaborating with the marketing and programs staff to promote library services

Answering phone and email inquiries

Placing holds and Interlibrary Loans for patrons

Packing and processing Interlibrary Loans

Reader Advisory

Candidates must have strong communication and customer service skills, patience in working with a wide range of patron needs, a willingness to collaborate both in person and online, and be open to learning new skills and tools on the job. 

Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent

A bachelor’s degree in a related field (preferred) 

Interest in reading

Background in customer service (preferred)

Library work experience (preferred)

Strong technology skills (as both a user and a support professional)

 

Job Details:

Part-time without benefits

20 – 29 hours/week

Some nights and weekends will be required

Salary range  $9-$14 per hour

Apply here.

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