Permanent Part-Time Position Available

News Date: 
20 March 2018

LIBRARY ASSISTANT POSITION
Permanent Part-time
 
Rockyford Library is looking for a self-motivated individual who loves libraries. Weekly regular work hours would be one of three library operating days (Tuesdays, noon to 6, Wednesdays/Thursday 2 to 8) but will include some additional hours for programming, holiday coverage or operational requirements. The assistant provides a full range of customer service including: membership services; information and readers’ services; programming and engagement activities in the library and the community; collection support – following established guidelines and without direct supervision. 

Applications for this position can be emailed to armlibrary@marigold.ab.ca or delivered in person to the Library Manager. This position shall remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 
Qualifications:

  1. Canadian citizenship or proven eligibility to work in Canada
  2. Submit a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check from the Police Service
  3. Familiar with computer applications
  4. High School Diploma
  5. 18 years of age or older
  6. Able to work independently and without supervision, with accuracy and attention to detail
  7. Able to analyze and problem solve.
  8. Able and willing to adapt to frequent change and learn new technical skill
  9. Strong interpersonal communication skills
  10. Self-motivated
  11. Able to multi-task in an open environment with noise and frequent interruptions
  12. Physically able to bend, lift, and move heavy items up to 50 pounds.
  13. Previous work experience in a library is an asset

Duties:

  1.  Assist patrons in accessing/borrowing print and non-print materials.
  2. Accept and record payment of fines, fees, memberships and donations.
  3. Provide basic technical assistance for accessing electronic information resources available in the library
  4. Maintain a clean library environment
  5. Sort and organize material in the library collection.
  6. Inspect items for damage.
  7. Perform interlibrary loan functions.
  8. Provide input and assist with library programs.
  9. Provide vacation coverage for library manager
  10. Find information on the Internet and e-resources.
  11. Perform any other related duties as assigned.