Job Opening – Part-Time Library Assistant

The Keyport Free Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, tech-savvy, customer service oriented library assistant to join our friendly team. The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities: High School diploma required. A background working in libraries or with the public is desirable. Computer literacy including use of email, keyboard, search engines, Microsoft Office, and basic Windows functions required. Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must. Ability to speak, write, and communicate in English effectively (knowledge of Spanish is a plus).

Responsibilities may include: Checking out & returning materials, issuing library cards, handling fines and fees, keeping statistics, providing simple reference and basic readers advisory, processing library holds, planning and managing programs, troubleshooting patron issues and concerns, shelving, straightening of library materials, may also include technical services and other duties as required.

Hours: 10 hours per week and may include evenings and weekends. Additional hours may be available on an as needed basis as a substitute.

Salary: $12.00 per hour with no benefits.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to info@keyportnjlib.org.

No phone calls please.