Friday, May 07, 2010

Library Assistant: Temp Position

Albany Public Library
Temporary Position Available
Library Assistant - Programming Department

General Statement of Duties: Under the supervision of the Program Manager provides support for library programming and other related activities.

Classification: Library Assistant (Temporary)

Job Description: Employees in this position in the Programming Department will routinely participate in the following activities: support in planning and implementation of library programming and related activities for all library user populations; the promotion of library programs and services though displays, planning, conducting and evaluating programs; and general library customer service tasks as needed. On the job training is provided for all of these activities under the supervision of higher- level staff.

Required Skills and Abilities: This position requires strong interpersonal skills, particularly tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and coworkers, basic computer skills, a working knowledge of general library operations, the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, flexibility in work schedule, a good sense of humor, and a positive work attitude. Ability to work as part of a team is a must.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Work Schedule: A combination of day, evening and weekend hours totaling 37.5 hrs. per week for an 8-12 week period for Summer 2010.

Supervisor: Program Manager

Salary: $15.64 per hour

Deadline: Until filled

Apply to: To apply send resume, letter of interest and the names and contact information for three professional references to:

Marjorie K. Reinhart, Human Resources & Finance Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is strongly and actively committed to increasing diversity within its organization.

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