Darien Library (CT) is seeking a friendly, energetic, dedicated self-starter with excellent reference and technology skills to provide extraordinary customer service and technology support to library users.
Duties & Responsibilities
Staff an active reference desk
Oversee activity in the adult research, magazine, and quiet study areas
Assist patrons with print and digital resources
Maintains a current knowledge of the Library’s electronic resources including databases and links from the Research page
Assist patrons with computer hardware and software, including printers and scanners
Opening / closing procedures for the adult research, magazine, and quiet study areas
Other duties as assigned
MLIS degree or a degree-in-progress at an ALA-accredited library sciences or information sciences graduate program is preferred
Excellent customer service and instructional skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms.
Clear and direct oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especialy Outlook, Word, and Excel
Bilingual candidate, or those with functional knowledge of another language, is desirable
This is a part time position with no benefits that will include weekdays, evenings, and up to two weekends per month. Candidate must be prepared to work at least 10 hours per week, but will not exceed 29 hours per week.
$20 to $25 an hour, and is commensurate with experience
Email a cover letter and copy of your resume to Brittany Netherton, Head of Knowledge and Learning Services, firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply by October 15, 2019.