Library Assistant, Bogota Public Library, Bogota

The Library Assistant works at the library’s only service desk, handling circulation, children’s, and basic reference duties. Duties include but are not limited to: checking materials in and out, collecting fines, assisting with opening and closing the library, tidying shelves, shelving materials, packing and/or unpacking in-transit materials, pulling materials for the hold shelf, helping coordinate and set up programs, processing new materials, and more.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with digital downloads and mobile devices.
  • Thorough knowledge of office procedures and aptitude for clerical and detail work.
  • Cultivates a warm and welcoming attitude to patrons and is responsive to their needs.
  • Ability to communicate well in-person and on paper.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers.
Schedule: Monday 3-8 and Saturday 10-3. Additional coverage as needed.

Requirements: Completion of a high school diploma or higher. Experience working with the public and Spanish fluency preferred. As a Passport Acceptance Facility, all Bogota Public Library employees are required to become passport acceptance agents (training provided).

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Chelsea Coleman, Library Director at [email protected].


MLS or Library School Required:

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service
Youth Services