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LIBRARY ASSISTANT OPENING AT CLARK BRANCH
 The Puskarich Public Library System is seeking an energetic, creative, customer service-oriented paraprofessional to join our team.  The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience with online media, services and software, and a strong commitment to customer service.
 
JOB TITLE:    LIBRARY ASSISTANT                                       DATE: JULY 2018      
LOCATION:    CLARK MEMORIAL BRANCH LIBRARY, FREEPORT, OH
HOURS:           Part-time (20 hours) including evening and weekend hours
SALARY:         Dependent on experience – minimum of $8.75 per hour
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
• Reference Assistance—Answer patron questions, help with catalog and computer use, reader’s advisory, downloadable eMedia and mobile device usage, database instruction.
• Programming—Assist with innovative, educational and entertainment-based programs for all ages.
• Technology—Promote library activities and services through social media tools, troubleshoot printer, computer, mobile device and software issues, ability and willingness to learn all new technologies
• Works collaboratively with library colleagues to provide the highest quality customer service and patron interactions.
• Assist with special projects, preparing materials for delivery, maintain appearance of library space, prepare displays/ bulletin boards, shelving materials and perform other duties as assigned.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 
• Possess strong customer service skills, self-motivation, and excellent time management.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Demonstrates respect for diversity, display genuine interest in others, ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Proficient with emerging technologies and their application in library setting.
• Has strong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and multitask.  This position includes standing for long periods; bending, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and travel up and down stairs.
• Skilled in assisting customers with a wide variety of hardware and software including MS Office products; the ability to effectively troubleshoot basic printer, computer, mobile device and software issues.
• Flexibility in schedule with ability to work nights and weekends as required.
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:      Open Until Filled 
For consideration, applicants must submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and trainings. Online application must be completed.  Resumes should be emailed to sthompson@seolibraries.org  or mailed to Puskarich Public Library, Attn: Sandi Thompson,  200 East Market St., Cadiz, OH 43907.  For more information about the library, please visit our website:  www.go2library.org 
 
 
THE PUSKARICH PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  
 

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