ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN / ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Posted September 10, 2021

If you enjoy a rewarding work environment where your dedication can truly make a difference, come join us! We are seeking a service-oriented librarian to coordinate and perform library services and programming for our community’s adults, from millennials through seniors. This position requires excellent customer service skills and a commitment to public service.

You will also coordinate digital learning initiatives and training for patrons and staff, provide one-on-one tech help and assist in managing technology in the library. This position provides an exciting opportunity to support the director and board of trustees in planning for a new library building to fulfill the library’s mission in the community.

The ideal candidate is creative, energetic and loves working with people. Find the full job description here.

DUTIES: Plan and conduct innovative, educational and entertaining adult programs; deliver digital learning and media literacy activities, including one-on-one tech help; provide reference and readers’ advisory services; assist in maintaining collection of books and media. Perform circulation desk duties. Create flyers and newsletters; maintain online calendar, website and Facebook presence. Assist director in organizational planning, projects and community outreach. Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: MLS and experience in library services and programming required. 3+ years’ experience as a librarian preferred. Must be eligible for a NYS Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate.

SCHEDULE: Full time schedule of 37.5 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Paid vacation, sick days and holidays. Paid individual health benefits and IRA with employer match available.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 professional references to nickie@skanlibrary.org by Monday, September 27, 2021.


CIRCULATION CLERK

Posted 8/24/2021

If you enjoy a rewarding work environment where your dedication can truly make a difference, come join us! We are seeking a part time circulation clerk to promote a friendly, welcoming atmosphere while assisting library users at the circulation desk and throughout the library.

This position requires excellent people and technology skills and a strong customer service orientation. The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic self-starter who loves working with people. Consistent and reliable attendance are critical to the candidate’s success.

DUTIES: Provide excellent customer service to patrons of all ages in person and on the phone; assist patrons with the use of library computers and the printer/copier/scanner; perform circulation tasks using the library’s automation system; open and close building/act as person-in-charge; perform other related duties as assigned.

Opportunities to plan/conduct programs and work on special projects available depending on the interests and skills of the applicant.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree or equivalent required; Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred. Customer service experience required; library experience preferred.

SCHEDULE: 19 – 26 hours per week, including weekdays, evenings and weekends. Occasional additional hours available. Flexibility required.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 professional references to nickie@skanlibrary.org. Position available immediately and open until filled. Preference given to applications received by 9/7/2021.


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