September 17, 2018

Jones Library seeks Library Technician

If you are detail-oriented, computer savvy, and enjoy seeing what other people are reading these days, this job is for you! No previous library experience required.

Job Summary:
The Jones Library in Amherst is hiring a Library Technician for its Technical Services Department to perform a variety of clerical tasks related to the cataloging and physical processing of all Library materials.

Duties Include:
The successful candidate will be trained to perform data entry, verify shipments of materials, maintain the Library’s Online Public Access Catalog, cover books, re-package audio-visual items, and repair damaged books.

The Jones Library is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff which reflects and represents the Amherst community.

Desired Qualifications:
A high school diploma or GED equivalent and two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in a library or office, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. Requires ability to operate a personal computer and an intermediate skill level with Microsoft Excel and Word. Bilingual capabilities strongly preferred. Experience working with diverse groups of people; ability to pay close attention to detail; ability to bend, reach for and lift books of all sizes and weights.

This is a part-time position (19 hours per week; Monday through Friday). The current hourly rate is $12.81 to $16.52, plus annual sick and personal leave.

Please see attached job description for complete details.

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This position will remain open until filled.

The Jones Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law.

We seek a workforce that reflects the diversity of this community! Apply Today!