Position Available: Circulation Assistants/Shelver
Location: Paoli Library
Seeking part-time Shelver/Circulation Assistant to work alternate Wednesday evenings (5:00–
8:00) and alternate Sunday afternoons (12:30–5:00) at Paoli Library.
Paoli Library has an immediate opening for a conscientious, detail-oriented, friendly person to
shelve materials and provide some customer service. Candidate should function well in a busy
environment and be able to work with a variety of people. The primary responsibilities of the
position will be returning all library materials to the proper places on the shelves, and ensuring
that the shelves and display areas are neat, orderly, and attractive. Candidate will also be
trained in basic circulation desk procedures (checkin and checkout, and retrieval of holds) and
will be expected to serve as a backup circulation assistant. Preference will be given to
candidates who can also provide basic support and assistance for users of the library’s public
computers and electronic resources (downloadable e-books and audio).
- Some HS required; a broad knowledge of libraries and basic understanding of library
procedures is desirable.
- Candidate must supply current child abuse clearance, current PA background clearance, and
current Federal background clearance.
- Physical requirements of this position are the ability to: operate computer equipment and
keyboards with ease; handle 24 lb. cases of paper, sit, walk, and/or stand for extended
periods of time, stoop, and reach in a confined area; wheel a cart of books weighing up to
125 lbs.; operate a variety of computer and office machines.
- Beginning wage $8.50 hour.
To apply, email cover letter and resume to Beverly Michaels, firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Shelver/Cir Assistant
Deadline: September 15
EOE employer, Position open until filled
Employees must obtain the following three clearances: