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Current Job Opportunities 

Updated 06/20/2024

Youth Services Assistant

Reports to:  Youth Services Manager

Wage:  $15.00/hour, based on experience.

Work Schedule:  Applicant will work 20 hours/week:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 3pm-8pm
  • Friday: 12 pm-5pm
  • Saturday (rotate 1 Saturday/month): 9am-3pm

Job Summary: 

Are you an outgoing and customer service-oriented individual?  We are looking for a candidate to provide reference and readers’ advisory to our patrons, maintain and organize our collection daily, assist with and facilitate programs, check-in and out materials for patrons, monitor room reservations, help with displays, etc.

  • Excellent candidates will be able to:
  • provide exceptional customer service for all visitors
  • maintain current awareness of popular trends, authors and titles, and give patrons recommendations
  • effectively use interview skills, databases, and online search tools to assist patrons
  • offer assistance at the circulation desk as needed
  • work in a fast-paced environment as well as be able to find tasks to work on independently
  • collaborate as part of a team
  • adapt to changes and know when to follow directives or take initiative
  • multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • develop cooperative programs between the public library and community organizations, including schools

Qualifications:  Candidates will need hold a valid Indiana driver’s license.  A high school diploma is required (some college preferred), and the candidate must have a minimum of Indiana Librarian Certification LC6 or higher or be willing to obtain the required certification within a specific time frame. Basic computer skills are required, and knowledge of Microsoft Office software is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and additional abilities such as good verbal and written communication, technology, leadership & decision-making, critical thinking & problem solving, and time management are a must. Commits to excellence and is self-motivative and innovative. Must have the ability to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, lift up to 30 pounds, and push up to 100 pounds.

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