close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.

Updated: 2/8/2023

Job Opportunities

Adult Services Assistant, Kendallville Location

Reports to: Adult Services Manager

Wage: $14.56/hour, based on experience

Schedule: Thursday evenings 4-8 and one Saturday a month from 8:30-3 (roughly 22 hours/month)

Job Summary:

Are you an outgoing and customer service-oriented individual? We are looking for a candidate to provide reference and readers’ advisory to our patrons, maintain and organize our collection daily, assist programmers, check-in and out materials for patrons, monitor room reservations, help with displays, etc.

Excellent candidates will be able to:

· provide exceptional customer service

· learn new technology and teach patrons how to use it

· offer assistance at the adult services and circulation desks as needed

· collaborate as part of a team

· adapt to changes and know when to follow directives or take initiative

· help with library programs and with community outreach programs

· provide assistance in the local history room

 

Qualifications:

Candidates will need to be 18 years of age and hold a valid Indiana driver’s license. A high school diploma is required (some college preferred), and the candidate must have a minimum of Indiana Librarian Certification LC6 or higher or be willing to obtain the required certification within a specific time frame. Basic computer skills are required and knowledge of Microsoft Office software is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and additional abilities such as good verbal and written communication, technology, leadership & decision-making, critical thinking & problem solving, and time management are a must. Commits to excellence and is self-motivative and innovative. Must have the ability to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, lift up to 30 pounds, and push up to 100 pounds.

 

Assistant Clerk, Floater Position

Reports to: Public Services Manager

Wage: starting rate of $14.56/hour

Work Schedule: Applicant will work 20 hours/week:

  • M-TH from 4pm-8pm
  • F from 1pm-5pm or S 11am-3pm interchangeable

Job Summary:

Are you an outgoing and customer service oriented individual? We are looking for a candidate to provide reference and readers’ advisory to our patrons, maintain and organize our collection daily, check-in and out materials for patrons, monitor room reservations, help with displays, and essentially substitute in departments as needed.

Excellent candidates will be able to:

-provide exceptional customer service for all visitors

-maintain current awareness of popular trends, authors, and titles

-effectively use interview skills, databases, and online search tools to assist patrons

-assist at the circulation desk as needed

-work in a fast-paced environment as well as be able to find tasks to work on independently

-collaborate as part of a team

-adapt to changes and know when to follow directives or take initiative

-multitask and prioritize responsibilities

Qualifications: Candidates will need to hold a valid Indiana driver’s license. A high school diploma is required (some college preferred), and the candidate must have a minimum of Indiana Librarian Certification LC6 or higher or be willing to obtain the required certification within a specific time frame. Basic computer skills are required, and knowledge of Microsoft Office software is a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and additional abilities such as good verbal and written communication, technology, leadership & decision-making, critical thinking & problem solving, and time management are a must. Commits to excellence and is self-motivated and innovative. Must have the ability to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, lift up to 30 pounds, and push/pull up to 100 pounds.

Job Application

Apply here!

Copy and paste your resume here.
Paste your cover letter here.