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Senior Library Assistant (Youth Services Department)
Salary: $15.96/hour
24 hours a week, schedule as needed. Flexibility is a must!

Do love libraries? Do you like helping people? Would you like to be part of a friendly team of employees who are committed to excellent public service and lifelong learning?

The Roxbury Public Library is seeking a dynamic, energetic individual who enjoys working with youth to serve as a Youth Services Senior Library Assistant. Duties for this position include programming for a variety of ages from birth to 18 years. Experience planning and running events is preferred, experience working with children of a variety of ages is required. We are looking for candidates who are flexible, organized, adapt easily to change, and can think on the go. Must work one night per week, with additional evening and weekend hours required as needed. This position will require working outside of library hours at times, including late nights and at least one overnight per year.
Interested parties must email Radwa Ali at radwa.ali@roxburylibrary.org with a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references.
Library Assistant 1 (Circulation/Patron Services Department)
Salary: $10.00/hour
Schedule is 18 hours/week as follows:
Mondays: 5pm-8pm
Thursdays: 4pm-8pm
Fridays: 9:30am-5pm
Sundays: 1:30pm-5pm

The Ideal candidate: Are you awesome? Are you energetic, inviting, friendly, and customer service driven? Do you take pride in your work? Are you a team player? Do you love people? Do you thrive in an environment of constant change and experiments to make the library a more enjoyable and effective place for the community? Do you have high expectations of yourself? Do you have a flexible schedule? Do you aspire to learn as much as you can? Do you love challenges? If you answered yes, this position was made for you!

The work: Library assistants are first and foremost representatives of the library. You will be working at the library’s public service desks as a member of a team to provide excellent customer service. You will also be required to become a passport acceptance agent (training provided). Duties include but are not limited to: patron assistance at the circulation desk (checkout, discharging, renewal, patron registration, settling fines, etc); patron assistance at the children’s desk; shelving; searching for materials in the catalog and on shelves; packing for interlibrary loan deliveries; and other duties as required. Light lifting and bending required. There is always something that needs to be done, so this is not a job for the inherently lazy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School degree
  • US Citizen
  • Comfortable with computers, the internet, basic MS office, and mobile devices
  • Flexibility to cover additional shifts

Recommended (but not required) qualifications:

  • Experience working or volunteering in a library setting
  • Experience with Polaris ILS
  • Foreign language proficiency

Premium (absolute must have) qualifications:

  • Amicable personality and demeanor
  • Willingness to learn and try new things
  • See “Ideal Candidate” questionnaire above

Interested parties must email Radwa Ali at radwa.ali@roxburylibrary.org with a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references.

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