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The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Services and Programs Assistant that is eager to organize fun and engaging events for patrons. On the job training will be provided as needed. Duties may include:

Assisting the Programs Manager in planning and coordinating events

Attending and providing support to presenters during events 

Collaborating with the Marketing Manager to promote library programs

Forging community partnerships within Putnam county

Assisting patrons and providing desk coverage 

General reference tasks: locating materials, computer lab assistance, and satisfying inquiries 

Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent

Strong communication skills (in person/phone/email)

Basic technology skills (Microsoft/Google, typing, digital file organization)

Preferred (Not Required)

A bachelor’s degree in a related field 

Background in programs/event planning 

Basic video editing/filming skills

Library work experience 

Job Details

Part-time, in person
No benefits
Up to 21 hours (3-5 days) a week
Daily breaks (30 min – 1 hour)
Starting pay $12.00+ based on education and Experience

Schedule (Flexible)
Required: one Saturday a month (9 am to 5 pm)

When desk coverage is not needed, scheduling is planned to accommodate worker schedules and maximize task efficiency within the 21 hour work week. 

Desk coverage may include: 

Opening no earlier than 8:30 am
Closing no later than 8 pm (5 pm on a Friday/Saturday)

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 interest in young adult programming and services, familiarity and comfort with current and emerging 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, teens, and their families.  Other duties include the development and implementation of teen 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

10-25 hours/week

Some nights and weekends are required

Salary:  $12.00 – $13.00 per hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials

Thank you for your interest in the Putnam County Public Library. We are excited you are considering joining our team.

PCPL is an equal opportunity employer and considers all individuals without regard to sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, participation in military service or any other protected status. PCPL will comply with its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

All open positions are listed above. Please fill out a form online or visit the Circulation Desk for a printed form. 

Thank you for your interest in the Putnam County Public Library. We are excited you are considering joining our team.

PCPL is an equal opportunity employer and considers all individuals without regard to sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, participation in military service or any other protected status. PCPL will comply with its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

All open positions are listed below. Please fill out a form online or visit the Circulation Desk for a printed form. 

Open positions available at this time. 

The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Services and Programs Assistant that is eager to organize fun and engaging events for patrons. On the job training will be provided as needed. Duties may include:

Assisting the Programs Manager in planning and coordinating events

Attending and providing support to presenters during events 

Collaborating with the Marketing Manager to promote library programs

Forging community partnerships within Putnam county

Assisting patrons and providing desk coverage 

General reference tasks: locating materials, computer lab assistance, and satisfying inquiries 

Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent

Strong communication skills (in person/phone/email)

Basic technology skills (Microsoft/Google, typing, digital file organization)

Preferred (Not Required)

A bachelor’s degree in a related field 

Background in programs/event planning 

Basic video editing/filming skills

Library work experience 

Job Details

Part-time, in person
No benefits
Up to 21 hours (3-5 days) a week
Daily breaks (30 min – 1 hour)
Starting pay $12.00+ based on education and Experience

Schedule (Flexible)
Required: one Saturday a month (9 am to 5 pm)

When desk coverage is not needed, scheduling is planned to accommodate worker schedules and maximize task efficiency within the 21 hour work week. 

Desk coverage may include: 

Opening no earlier than 8:30 am
Closing no later than 8 pm (5 pm on a Friday/Saturday)

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 interest in young adult programming and services, familiarity and comfort with current and emerging 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, teens, and their families.  Other duties include the development and implementation of teen 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

10-25 hours/week

Some nights and weekends are required

Salary:  $12.00 – $13.00 per hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials

Adult Services & Programming Assistant

Job Summary: 

The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Services and Programming Assistant that is eager to organize programs and assist patrons. This position will support library staff by performing general tasks and providing routine assistance to library patrons. Duties include but are not limited to:

Collaborating with other departments to assist patrons and host programs

Creating themed displays

Collaborating with the marketing and programs staff to promote library services

Answering phone and email inquiries

Forging community partnerships

Assisting the Programs Manager in planning, filming, and hosting programs

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

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

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, online, and over the phone. They should also be open to learning new skills and tools on the job.

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

Interest in reading and current trends

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

Background in programs/event planning (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

Some nights and weekends will be required

Starting Salary range  $9-$14 per hour

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