Part-time Library Assistant Circulation Services – Butler Public Library

Main Library Alliance

Part-time Library Assistant Circulation Services – Butler Public Library

The Butler Public Library seeks a service-oriented individual for its Circulation Department.  The ideal candidate must enjoy working with the public and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be computer literate.

Responsibilities may include:
·       Welcoming patrons entering the library, ensuring all are treated equally and with respect;
·       Charging out all circulating materials to customers;
·       Registering new library customers and renewing current customer accounts;
·       Collecting circulation fees and fines for circulating materials and processing transactions;
·       Handling the replacement of lost borrower cards;
·       Maintaining and updating information on customer library accounts;
·       Placing customer’s requests;
·       Answering and routing telephone calls;
·       Providing customers with directional assistance and/or directing them to the appropriate service desk for help;
·       Providing customers with assistance at the public computers and printers including troubleshooting problems;
·       Shelving library materials, shelf-reading and searching for items from system generated lists; and
·       Other duties as assigned.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:  High School Diploma required.  A background working in libraries or with the public is desirable.  Knowledge of common computer software such as MS Office is required.  Excellent customer service skills, flexibility, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues are a must.

Hours:  Must be able to work on Tuesday 3/4 pm to 8 pm, plus two Saturdays a month from September to June.  The ability to work at other times is desirable but not required.

Salary: $14.31 per hour (minimum wage) and the position includes some paid holidays and sick time. 

Position reports to the Head of Circulation Services and is available immediately.

For consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to  Include “Circulation part-time position” in the subject line of the email.  No phone calls please.  Due to the high number of responses, we will only respond to candidates who have been selected for interviews.