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