Part-Time Library Assistant Adult Services

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (OH) seeks a Part-time Library Assistant in Adult Services to assist library customers of all ages in selecting and locating materials to meet their informational educational and recreational needs.

Responsibilities. Assisting readers of all ages, answering reference questions, planning and conducting programs for teens and adults, participating in outreach, and performing other tasks as assigned. Responsible for assisting library users to use library resources and all forms of available technology whether they are off-site or in a building. Responsible for collecting and organizing materials to meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community. Provides assistance and conducts programs with usage of library technology and equipment. Also responsible for basic troubleshooting of library technology and equipment. Keeps library collections current and relevant by selecting, organizing, displaying and weeding material.

Qualifications. Bachelor’s degree is required. Commitment to excellent customer service. Knowledge of books and authors, movies and music, as well as current library principles, methods and practices. Ability to use traditional reference sources, and effectively and efficiently search online databases and the Internet. Analytic and problem solving abilities to determine appropriate responses based on a customer’s age, needs, and education. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including public speaking skills. Proficiency in the use of Windows and Windows-based software, especially applications used by the Library.

Work Schedule. Generally 24 hours per week with the option to work additional hours possible. Must be willing to work days, evenings, and Saturdays. Must be willing to work at the various locations throughout our Mahoning County system.

Compensation. The pay rate for this position starts at $16.13 per hour with an excellent fringe benefit package.

To Apply. Please apply online by visiting our ADP Career Center and following the instructions.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer