Page (Part-time), User Services Department
Under supervision, performs routine, repetitive tasks associated primarily with the sorting and shelving of books, media, and other library materials.
Hours: Approximately 7-12 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Shelving library materials and arranging in proper order; maintaining general orderliness of shelves and other public areas; emptying internal and external book drops; collection merchandising for some displays
Minimum Qualifications: Ability to sort alphabetically and numerically; ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions; ability to communicate courteously and clearly with customers and staff
Physical Requirements: Ability to stoop, crouch, reach and walk in the provision of library services; dexterity to handle books and other library materials; ability to read printed material; ability to carry light loads and/or push a book cart; ability to stand for extended lengths of time
Salary: $8.59 per hour
All Piscataway Township employees over 18 are required to have a criminal background check and hiring is contingent on a clean record. All Piscataway Township employees under 18 require working papers.
Apply to: Head of User Services, Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Applications are also available at Kennedy or Westergard Libraries.
Senior Library Assistant (Full-time), User Services Department (position posted through September 4, 2015)
Under supervision of the Head of the User Services Department, performs a variety of library duties related to customer service and the flow and circulation of materials throughout the library. This position also includes the overseeing of pages and adult volunteers. Successful candidate will enjoy working with the public and represent the library in a professional manner.
Hours: 35 hours per week, including evening and rotating weekend hours
Salary: $38,064.05 with excellent benefits
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Circulation Desk duties: Charging/renewing/discharging materials in an automated system; entering and updating library cards in an automated system; handling issues with overdues and other account information; handling money through accepting fines and fees; handling/routing system holds; answering the phone and responding to directional questions; following procedures for opening and closing the building
Assistance with supervision of part-time Library Assistants
Overseeing the training and scheduling of pages and adult volunteers and assistance in supervising their various responsibilities
Maintaining order in the library as needed
Other duties as requested, particularly in the absence of the Supervising Librarian
High School Diploma or possession of an approved High School Equivalency Certificate
One year of experience in clerical or library work
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions
Knowledge of Windows environment, basic typing and mouse operation, basic Internet searching, use of email and standard office computer programs
Ability to communicate courteously and clearly with customers and staff
Experience with SirsiDynix, library circulation work, or library shelving a plus
Ability to crouch, reach and walk in the provision of library services
Ability to carry light loads and/or push a book cart
Ability to sit or stand for extended lengths of time
Dexterity to handle books and other library materials, as well as keyboards and other office equipment
Ability to read printed material and computer screens, and to write clearly and effectively
Vocal and hearing ability to communicate clearly, courteously and accurately with customers and co-workers
The ability to travel to and from and between libraries
All Piscataway Township employees over 18 are subject to the successful completion of a three-month performance evaluation period. Offers of employment will be conditional pending the completion of a criminal background check, which is part of our pre-employment procedures.
Resumes from interested applicants will be accepted through September 4, 2015.
Apply to: Kate Vasilik, email@example.com
Head of User Services, Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Piscataway Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.