P-T Circulation Assistant, Leonia Public Library, Leonia
The Leonia Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-service-oriented individual to work in our Circulation Department.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Welcome and assist library patrons with a smile at busy Circulation Desk.
  • Ability to perform excellent in-person and telephone Customer Service.
  • Use LEAP to help patrons locate, borrow and return items, fill requests, and to create/ update library cards.
  • Assist patrons in selection of materials to meet specific needs and interests.
  • Actively conceives and executes public programs. Assists during library programs as needed.
  • Strong computer skills required. Must be able to assist patrons with using public computers, scanners, printers and to troubleshoot other technology issues as they arise.
  • Other duties as assigned.

HOURS: Schedule requires morning, afternoon and evening hours, with a minimum of 15 hours a week and Saturday shifts.

STARTING SALARY: $13 - $14/hr, commensurate with experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.
  • Computer proficient; familiarity with social media and Canva is a plus.
  • Leonia is looking for someone who enjoys working with patrons of all ages, as desk coverage may not be limited to the Adult Level.
  • The candidate must also collaborate and communicate effectively with other staff members and across departments.
  • Able to create, administer or assist with programming. Fresh ideas welcome.
  • BCCLS/LEAP experience a plus. Candidates fluent in Korean also are encouraged to apply.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a background check. Please email cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Elysse Fink, Director, at [email protected] . Fully qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.


MLS or Library School Required:

No

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Not Applicable (No MLS Required)

Job Focus:
Circulation