Part – Time Library Assistant – Circulation – Leonia Public Library

Part – Time Library Assistant – Circulation

The Leonia Public Library, located at 227 Fort Lee Road in Leonia NJ, is seeking
a Part Time Library Assistant to work in our Circulation Department.

We are looking for someone who is:

Comfortable learning and using new technology, especially as it relates to the
library, able to demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills,
interested in promoting library services and programs to the public via our social
media and other marketing avenues, and excited to work in a small library as it
continues to grow and evolve.

This is a 15 hour per week position, with the possibility of additional hours.
Mondays and Wednesdays : 3p – 8p and Saturdays: 12pm-5pm

As a Library Assistant at the Circulation Desk, you will greet patrons and visitors
in a friendly and courteous manner, manage payments and transactions of Book
Sale items at the register, check in/out library materials while placing holds as
requested. You will answer patron questions both in person or over the phone,
directing them to other departments as needed. Return materials to shelves,
ensuring they are in the correct location through shelving and shelf-reading.

Additional duties include emptying the book drop, enforcing Library rules of
conduct and policies, and assisting patrons in selecting materials to meet their
needs and interests. You will also assist during library programs, provide support
with public computers, scanners, and printers, troubleshoot technology issues,
and use LEAP to help patrons locate, borrow, and return items, fill requests, and
create/update library cards.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent
1-2 years of customer service experience
Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work
effectively with library staff and patrons
Strong computer skills; familiarity with social media and Google Suite and Canva
is a plus
Experience with BCCLS/LEAP is also a plus
Candidates fluent in Korean are encouraged to apply

Requirements:

Proof of residency and Background check
Able to sit, stand, bend, kneel, climb, push, and pull during work shifts
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
Ability to push/pull carts and bins up to 100 pounds.

To apply: Please email a resume and two references to the director, Michelle
Malone at: malone@leonia.bccls.org

The Leonia Public Library is an EOE. Only candidates selected for an interview
will be contacted. No phone calls please.