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

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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. 

Job Summary: 

The Putnam County Public Library is looking for a part-time Adult Services Assistant with a focus on programming that is eager to organize programs and assist patrons. Candidates must have strong communication skills, strong customer service skills, and a willingness to collaborate in person, online, and over the phone. Duties may include:

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

Collaborating with other departments to host fun programs

Creating  themed displays for new items

Answering phone and email inquiries

Forging community partnerships

Assisting patrons and providing desk coverage

Placing and processing some interlibrary loans

Reader advisory and general reference assistance (locating materials, satisfying inquiries, etc.)

Qualifications:
A high school diploma or equivalent
Strong communication skills
Strong technology skills (as both a user and a support professional)

Preferred, not required:
A bachelor’s degree in a related field
Background in programs/event planning 
Library work experience 

Job Details:
Part-time, in person
No benefits
20 – 29 hours (4-5 days/week)
Starting Salary range  $10-$14 per hour

Schedule may include:
Opening (9 am –  5 pm) + 1 hour break
Closing (12 pm – 8 pm) + 1 hour break
1 to 2 Saturdays a month

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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