Library Assistant
Jobs PEI
Summerside, PE
Bi-Weekly Hours: on demand The purpose of this position is to provide quality public library services supporting the education, recreational, and informational needs of the public. These positions are established to staff public libraries in the absence of permanent library staff on an as-needed basis. Responsibilities include the day to day operation of the Branch, including the provision of a high level of reader’s advisory, training, and circulation materials. Duties will include: - providing reader’s advisory assistance to the public, including training in the use of print and electronic resources;- circulating books and other materials using Workflows, the libraries’ online management system;- providing assistance to the public in obtaining materials from other libraries and ensuring patrons are notified that their requests are available;- shelving materials and maintaining the library premises;- other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: - Applicants must have grade 12 plus training in a library technician certificate program or some University courses;- Applicants must have recent experience working in a library. Preference may be given to those with recent experience working in a public library.- Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered.- Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised in a team environment. - Must be able to provide exceptional customer service in a high pace environment.- Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills.- Must be able to report for work on short notice. - Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, minimum 3 hour shifts on an as-needed basis. - Must provide own transportation.- Additional relevant education and experience will be considered an asset. - Bilingualism is considered an asset.Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results. The Notification of Successful Candidates list posted on the Employment Opportunity board will serve to inform all other applicants of competition results.