Job Opportunity at EPL

The Effingham Public Library is accepting applications for a Temporary Library Aide. 12 hours per week, Tuesdays 1:00 to 7:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am to 3:00pm. $10.00 per hour. Anticipated end date of August, 31st 2018. Must be able to lift 30 pounds, bend and reach, communicate with a wide variety of people including good listening skills. High school diploma or GED required. Customer service or library experience a plus. Email cover letter, resume, and two recommendations to effinghamlibrary@gmail.com or call 539-1537 FMI.

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Temporary Library Aide

12 hours per week, Tuesdays 1:00 to 7:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am to 3:00pm. $10.00 per hour.

Anticipated end date of August, 31st 2018

 

Candidate must have a neat appearance, excellent customer service skills, the ability to maintain accuracy in a distracting environment, must be comfortable serving library patrons of all ages, and must also be able to effectively manage and prioritize simultaneous requests for service. Must be able to lift 30 pounds, bend and reach, communicate effectively with a wide variety of people including good listening skills. High school diploma or GED required. Knowledge of Windows-based software required. Previous library and/or customer service preferred. Training provided for library software.

The Library Aide reports to the Library Director. In the absence of the Director, the Aide reports to the Assistant Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Circulate and shelve library materials
  • Assist patrons with basic questions and information requests
  • Assist patrons using public computers
  • Assist patrons with printing/fax/copy/scan needs
  • Assist other library staff members as needed
  • Answering the phone
  • Promote a safe, organized library environment