Library Assistant - Teen Department, Nashua Public Library, Nashua NH

The Nashua Public Library is now accepting applications for the following position:

 

POSITION: LIBRARY ASSISTANT, TEEN DEPARTMENT

                                                               

HOURS OF WORK: PART-TIME (20 HOURS PER WEEK). INCLUDES SOME EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS.

 

STARTING WAGE: $15.36 to $18.17 per hour depending on education and experience.

Pro rata benefit package.

 

JOB GRADE: Grade 4      

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

 

This part-time position is perfect for an enthusiastic, committed individual who wants to promote library services to teens. Tasks include: shelving materials, participating in collection development, creating special displays, planning and executing teen programming, providing computer assistance in the teen room, assisting with community outreach, maintaining the department's social media presence, working with library staff to ensure a positive for teen customers, circulating materials, and performing other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate for this job will stay abreast of new trends in teen services and envision ways of developing services in the library. This position reports to the Teen Librarian.

 

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

 

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and some previous paid library experience. He or she must enjoy working with teens and have an understanding of teen behaviors. A facility with library computer use, including library circulation software, social media outlets, Microsoft Office products, and other products is essential. The candidate will possess demonstrated experience speaking clearly, concisely, and pleasantly in the English language in front of large groups. He or she must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, learn new skills quickly, handle situations with tact and courtesy, work with a diverse population, and possess initiative. The candidate will have demonstrated interest in young adult literature, anime, manga, and other teen interest topics. Experience with Spanish or other foreign languages a plus. Must be able to push or pull carts with a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting, and stretching.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit application, resume, list of three professional references and cover letter at:

 

http://applitrack.com/nashua/onlineapp/

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ONLINE BY 5 PM ON OCTOBER 11, 2013

 

 

Jenn Hosking
Assistant Director
Nashua Public Library
2 Court Street
Nashua, NH 03060

jenn.hosking@nashualibrary.org
(603) 589-4621

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