Library Assistant (Part Time)

Main Library Alliance

Library Assistant (Part Time)

This position pays $16.50 per hour. There are currently two positions open.

Available Shifts:
● Monday 9-3
● Monday 4-9
● Tuesday 4-9
● Thursday 3-9
● Friday 11-5
● Alternating Saturdays 9:30-4
● Sundays 1-3

About the Position
The Florham Park Public Library is seeking two part-time Library Assistants to join
our team! This position offers entry-level experience working in a public Library
environment, with opportunities to learn specialized tasks within our institution. Part-
time Library Assistants help patrons at the circulation desk, shelve and organize
library materials, assist with book processing, and take on special projects as needed.
FPPL is a vibrant, busy hub for the community, and we have a welcoming and
friendly team. Join us!

The Florham Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer with a
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

● Check out and check in library materials
● Answer patron inquiries by phone, email, or in person
● Perform Library opening and closing procedures
● Assist patrons with locating information and resources using the Library
catalog, website, and databases
● Keeps the Library, circulation desk, and workroom neat and tidy

Required Knowledge and Skills
● Enthusiasm for public libraries and their mission!
● Proactive customer service orientation
● Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
● Organization and attention to detail
● Willingness to develop skills and knowledge through on-the-job training and
continuing education efforts
● Team player
● Able to bend, lift, move, or carry up to 30 pounds

Experience and Training
● High School graduate or equivalent
● Some college preferred
● Customer service experience
● Savvy with technology; particularly email, internet, Google Suite, and
Microsoft Windows
● Previous library experience a plus

How to Apply
Send your resume and a message about why you think you are a good fit for this role
via email to Nancy Shah, Library Director at Use the
phrase “Part Time Library Assistant” as the subject line. We look forward to hearing
from you!