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Part-Time Outreach Services Assistant

Job Summary: 

This position key areas of responsibility:

Communicate with, gather materials for, and deliver Library materials to patrons at home, schools, and other institutions.

Coordinate delivery needs and requests with patrons directly by phone.

Discharge returned materials upon receipt.

Drive van to delivery sites on a regular basis.

Organizes Adult Education summer courses alongside the Adult Services Manager.

Provide outreach library services to community events and locations across Putnam County. 

Assists elsewhere in the library as needed. 

Qualifications:

GED/High School Diploma

Has experience working in a library setting. (strongly preferred but not required)

Possession of a current Indiana Driver’s license; evidence of a safe driving record.

Ability to communicate effectively in person, by phone, and by email; familiarity with public library practices, services, and mission.

Basic understanding of computers and general technology.

Is a self starter and can work with a flexible schedule.

Ability to demonstrate patience, friendliness, discretion regarding patron account information, and attention to detail. 

Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Knowledge of popular authors and titles, and enthusiasm for reading and talking about books and other library resources preferred.

Job Details:

Part-time w/out benefits

20-25 hr/wk

Some nights and weekends will be required

Salary range  $9.00 – $14.00/hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials

Open until filled

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