Join our team of dedicated library staff. We seek a dynamic and energetic Children’s Library Assistant to perform circulation, reader’s advisory, and program assistance for our youngest patrons in our freshly renovated Association Library. The right candidate will be ready to deliver excellent library service and work closely to support our extraordinary Children’s Librarian. Flexibility, strong team work, and a desire to help our community is a must.
Library experience and a working knowledge of Sierra preferred. Must be ready to dive into Children’s circulation service and shelving, support our Summer Learning Club, and bring a love for fresh program ideas.
This is a part time (21 hours a week) position with no health benefits. The majority of these hours are assigned to our Children’s service desk, with some program planning time off-desk.
Please visit our website at Quoguelibrary.org to learn more about our library and our community.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Quogue Library Director, Jenny Bloom @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Track record of excellent service to families and children with strong communication skills
A commitment to equitable and compassionate library service
Strong commitment to STEM education and a comfort using technology with patrons
Experience developing and presenting early literacy programs
A curious, life-long learner with a positive outlook
Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, management and the public
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
Ability to comprehend and follow practices, policies and procedures
Ability to stand or sit for duration of shifts, and the ability to lift 40 pounds
Ability to pass a background check
Developing and presenting programs for families and children ages 0-18
Service and circulation work including helping our youngest patrons with technology, readers’ advisory check-in/check-out, and patron account issues
Strong knowledge of children’s literature preferred
Working with volunteers of all ages
This list of responsibilities includes examples of duties. It is not an exhaustive list.