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Updated: 09/06/2023

Job Opportunities

Title: Adult Services Assistant, Kendallville Location

Reports to:  Adult Services Manager

Wage:  $14.56/hour, based on experience

Schedule:  Thursday evenings 4-8 and one Saturday a month from 8:30-3 (roughly 22 hours/month)

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 programmers, check-in and out materials for patrons, monitor room reservations, help with displays, etc.

Excellent candidates will be able to:

  • provide exceptional customer service
  • learn new technology and teach patrons how to use it
  • offer assistance at the adult services and circulation desks as needed
  • collaborate as part of a team
  • adapt to changes and know when to follow directives or take initiative
  • help with library programs and with community outreach programs
  • provide assistance in the local history room



Candidates will need to be 18 years of age and 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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