East Freetown - White Library
Part Time LIBRARY TECHNICIANDescription:
Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists for the position of Library Technician at the Freetown Public Libraries. The Library Technician works under the Library Director and performs routine tasks associated with the operation of the libraries. This is a part-time (10+ hours per week) union position without benefits. Some evening and Saturday hours are required. Library experience is preferred. The job will start July 1, 2016. A full job description is available at the Hathaway Library in Assonet and the James White Library in East Freetown during normal open hours.
The Library Technician assists the Library Director and the Senior Librarian in the operation of the Library.
B. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Willingness to perform routine tasks
C. EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Along with the Senior Librarian and Library Technician will work to perform the day to day tasks needed to run the Library, including but not limited to the following tasks:
1. Check books in and out
2. Create patron records
3. Reshelf library materials
4. Process new library materials
5. Barcode items and create item records
6. Link items to bibliographic records
7. Create new bibliographic records as necessary
8. Keep daily statistics
9. Assist with special library activities and projects
10. Process requests for Inter-Library loans
11. Assist patrons with computer-related activities
12. Make recommendations concerning patron requests and needs
13. Other duties as assigned by the Library Director
14. Evening and weekend hours are required
Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY, SKILL: 1. Familiarity with library procedures required 2. Pleasant personality and the ability to work well with children of all ages 3. Ability to work with computers is required 4. Ability to lift approximately forty pounds (40lbs.)
Education Required: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. High School graduate, Associate Degree preferred. 2. Library experience preferred. 3. Experience working with children, preferably in a library or school setting.
Closing Date: June 16, 2016
Applications can be obtained either at the Town Hall on North Main Street in Assonet, the Hathaway Library on North Main Street in Assonet, or the James White Library on Washburn Road in East Freetown. Please return all application/resume to Dorothy Stanley-Ballard, Library
Director either in person or by mail at 5 Washburn Road, East Freetown, MA 02717.