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Job Opening

Library Assistant, Part-Time

Posting Date    Monday, May 6, 2024

Status     Part-Time

Schedule    Position includes morning, afternoon, and Saturday hours. Employees may be required to adapt to future schedules and location changes depending on library needs. Hourly rate depends on the level of experience. Hours per week will be up to 15 working hours.

Salary   Negotiable.  Salary depends on experience.

Available   June 2024

Application Deadline    Open until filled

Job Description
The Library Assistant provides excellent frontline service desk coverage for the library’s daily operations, including basic circulation functions such as charging, discharging, and renewing library materials. Working in a team-based environment under the daily guidance of the Branch Manager, routine tasks include operating a web-based circulation system, opening, and closing the library building, monitoring patron, and building security during assigned hours, and performing other tasks deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum of one year of customer service, library, or retail experience is required.

Education: High School diploma or GED. Additional education is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge or experience working in a library or bookstore setting, customer service or office experience. Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel to maintain records and prepare reports. Having supervisory or lead worker experience is desirable.


Physical requirements include ability to stoop, twist, turn and move materials in the library; ability to lift moderate weight up to 30 pounds in the handling of library materials; ability to push carts, bins and book trucks loaded with library materials weighing up to 50 pounds.


Applicants must complete an online, fillable application. Application may be printed/scanned, then emailed to cfortson@ahjlibrary.org. Qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview. A background check and drug screening are required before employment. A valid form of ID is also required. EEO