P-T Programming Library Assistant, Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library, Ho-Ho-Kus

Ho-Ho-Kus’ Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library seeks a creative, communicative, self-starter for the part-time role of Programming Library Assistant. The Programming Library Assistant in our small community-focused library serves two essential functions: providing excellent customer service at the Circulation Desk and planning and promoting programs for adults. The ideal candidate will possess a strong sense of enthusiasm, organization, and attention to detail. This person will have the ability to think outside the box and work successfully both independently and alongside others. Requirements include customer service skills and comfort with computers in a Windows environment – including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office and/or Google Drive, basic graphic design software (i.e. Canva, etc.), and social media. Candidates with experience in marketing or event planning are strongly encouraged to apply. Library experience is a plus, but not required.

A sample of duties include:

  • Identifying, planning, and promoting programs for adults while adhering to the library’s programming budget
  • Checking items in and out at the Circulation Desk and shelving returned materials
  • Assisting patrons in finding materials in the library and through the BCCLS catalog
  • Providing customer service in person, over the phone, and via email
Required shifts include Tuesdays from 2pm-6pm and Thursdays from 2-5pm, as well as the ability to oversee scheduled events taking place at other times during the week, and occasionally on Saturdays. Availability to cover additional shifts on a substitute basis is also appreciated. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Per the New Jersey First Act, employees must reside in NJ within one year of hire.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references in PDF format to Ms. Morgan Taylor via [email protected]. Applications received without a resume and/or cover letter will not be considered.

MLS or Library School Required:
No

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

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service