Albany Public Library
Temporary Position Available
Library Assistant - Programming Department
April 16, 2015
General Statement of Duties: Under the supervision of the Branch Managers provides support for library programming and other related activities.
Classification: Library Assistant (Temporary)
Employees in this classification in the Programming Department routinely participate in the following activities:
Provides support in planning and implementation of library programming and related activities. Library assistants are involved with the promotion of library programs and services though displays, planning , conducting and evaluating programs under the supervision of higher- level staff, and providing instructions to the public in the use of library resources and other tasks of a similar nature as necessary. On the job training is provided under the supervision of higher- level staff.
Required Skills and Abilities: This position requires strong interpersonal skills, particularly tact and courtesy in dealing with the public and coworkers, basic computer skills, a working knowledge of general library operations, the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, flexibility in work schedule, a good sense of humor, and a positive work attitude. Ability to work as part of a team is a must.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Work Schedule: A combination of day, evening and weekend hours averaging 10-13 hours per week from late June- August 2015.
Supervisor: Branch Manager
Salary: $17.31 per hour
Deadline: Until filled
Apply to: Marjorie K. Reinhart, Human Resources & Finance Manager
161 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
Please submit cover letter, three professional references and resume.
Albany Public Library is an AA/EO institution and is strongly and actively committed to increasing diversity within its organization.