Library Assistant

Radnor Memorial Library

Status: Part Time, Non-exempt
Department: Circulation/Youth Services
Rate: $13.75-$15.50 per hour commensurate with experience

Description:
The Radnor Memorial Library is seeking candidates to fill several part-time Library Assistant positions at its busy Circulation and Youth Services Desks. Library Assistants will work 8-16 hours per week including day, evening, and weekend shifts.

Applicants should be customer service focused and attentive to detail. Successful candidates will be expected to handle situations with professionalism and follow all policies of the Radnor Memorial Library and Delaware County Libraries.

Duties will include: checking library materials in and out, providing accurate account information to library patrons, creating library cards, placing holds on materials, sorting and shelving materials, answering phone calls, and providing patrons assistance in locating materials. Some Library Assistants will receive additional training and work at the Youth Services Desk; providing reader’s advisory, reference assistance, and program registration.

Qualifications:
• High school graduate or equivalent
• Previous library experience preferred
• Exceptional customer service skills and professionalism
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly
• Ability to perform essential functions of the position with minimal supervision
• Ability to serve a diverse community with courtesy and sensitivity
• Must be able to work as a member of a team

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

Contact:
Please send completed (1) RML Employment Application, (2) cover letter, and (3) resume to email or mail to:
Mary Jane Hamsher
Radnor Memorial Library
114 W Wayne Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
mjhamsher@radnorlibrary.org

Deadline:
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis 
 

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