The Scarborough Public Library is accepting applications for a Part-time Adult Services Assistant.

The Adult Services Assistant will help patrons access the library’s print and digital collections and provide reference and reader’s advisory assistance.  The Adult Services Assistant will also help patrons use the public computers. Coordinating the home delivery service and the library’s book clubs are other significant responsibilities. Click here for the complete job description.

The successful candidate must be able to work independently in a busy environment and be comfortable working with patrons of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. This position requires patience, a commitment to providing excellent customer service, and a desire to promote library resources. A bachelor’s degree and library experience are required. A master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program is preferred.

The Adult Services Assistant will work 27 to 30 hours a week including at least one weekday evening, each Saturday, 9am-5pm and each Sunday, 12:30pm-5pm. July and August schedule will include additional weekday hours as the library is open fewer hours on Saturdays and closed on Sundays. Additional substitute hours may be offered.

Wage range starts at $19.04 per hour and prorated benefits are available.

Review of applications will begin July 26 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. References will be requested at the time an interview is scheduled. All candidates will be contacted once a hiring decision has been made. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and application to:

Catherine Morrison, Assistant Director
Scarborough Public Library
48 Gorham Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
207-396-6270 (phone) 207-883-9728 (fax)
cmorrison [at] scarboroughlibrary.org

RFQ for Architectural and Engineering Preliminary Design Services

The Scarborough Public Library Corporation (SPL) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms interested in providing professional preliminary architectural and engineering design services for a proposed expansion to the Scarborough Public Library.

Firms with relevant experience in designing Public Libraries and qualifications to perform these services are encouraged to submit.  Firms may partner with other firms to ensure that the design team provides the appropriate level of expertise to the required disciplines.

The purpose of the RFQ process is to identify the most qualified respondents to support the SPL in this important project. Following analysis of the responses to this Request for Qualifications, a firm or firms will be invited for interviews conducted by an evaluation committee with a firm being selected for further negotiation. The firm ultimately awarded a contract by the SPL will provide afore mentioned services as directed by the SPL.

Please click here to download the complete Request for Qualifications as a PDF.

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