The Technology & Library Assistant position is a newly created position to assist with technology support and front desk responsibilities. This position is for 15-20 hours (3–7 PM Mon, Tues, Wed. plus 3 Saturdays a month).  The position will also fill in additional hours when needed, but no more than 29 hours per week.  Position will be available approximately mid-May – depending upon COVID and the ability to open the library full time.  Starting wage of $10.50/hour.

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • Knowledge of library operations
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving
  • Ability to assist library patrons with technology such as computers and copy machine as well as help troubleshoot/assist patrons with their devices such as cell phones, e-readers, or iPads.
  • Update and create library web site & Facebook/Social Media pages
  • Create marketing materials including posters, flyers and newspaper articles using Canva
  • Front desk responsibilities include checking in & out materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, answering questions, etc.
  • Shelve library materials as needed
  • Computer and general office experience

Position location is at the existing library.  Bending/twisting and reaching is required as well as the ability to lift and carry 30 pounds or more.  This position reports to the Library Director.

Desired characteristics: 

  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Creative, enthusiastic and team oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively ideas and information in written and verbal form

Qualifications:

  • Advanced education in Library Science, Technology or Education or similar areas
  • Prior library or customer service experience
  • Knowledge of web site design & social media

Email Director at bonnie@milltownpubliclibrary.org