Library Assistant I
Chatham County - Pittsboro, NC

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Location : Community Library

Pittsboro, NC

Contact Person: Dana Haven, Reference Librarian


Address to send application: Chatham County Human Resources

PO Box 1809

Pittsboro, NC 27312

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Summary: This is a part-time reference position for 20 hours per week. Applicants must be able to work at least two evenings per week.

Duties include:
Providing reference and information services to public patrons, community college students, and faculty

Assisting patrons in the use of online and print resources

Assisting patrons with computers, printing, copying, and using the library catalog

Fulfilling Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests

Teaching and assisting with computer classes on a variety of topics

Helping maintain the library’s collections, including shelving and shelf reading

Providing circulation and reader’s advisory services as needed

Working on special projects as needed

Minimum qualifications:
Experience working in a library environment or current enrollment in a library science program

Strong technology skills, including experience with Microsoft programs

Good working knowledge of online databases and reference sources

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to exhibit a welcoming, friendly demeanor and a commitment to excellent customer service

Self-motivated and comfortable working independently

Preferred qualifications:
Previous reference experience is desirable

Preference will be given to applicants who have instruction experience and are comfortable teaching and helping with computer classes

Salary: $11.41/hour

Closing Date: January 25, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

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