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Title Library Clerk
Salary $9 – 13/hr, depending on experience
Location Pawling Library
Job Information

The Pawling Library is looking for a part-time clerk to join our team by working at the circulation desk. This position will work every Sunday 11:30 AM – 4 PM, every Wednesday 6 PM – 8 PM, and alternating Tuesdays 5 PM – 8 PM. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking, and most importantly strong customer service skills.

The library clerk performs the following functions:

  • All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance.
  • Provides information to the public on library policies and procedures.
  • Performs routine searches and updates of computer records.
  • Contacts patrons to deliver messages or information on library materials.
  • Provides reference and readers advisory when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the library director.

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:

  • Interest in library materials (such as books, movies, and video games) and library events.
  • A large degree of comfort with technology.
  • Ability to answer questions about the library.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.

Position: Part-Time: 16 hours per biweekly pay period

Pay: $9 – 13/hr, depending on experience

Benefits: After six months of employment, part-time employees accrue paid time off in proportion to their hours worked.

Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals should apply online. See link below.

Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 26th, 2017

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Title Children’s Program Specialist
Job Information

Description:

The Pawling Library is seeking a Part Time Children’s Program Specialist. The specialist will create and run library programs and services that target literacy and STEAM skills, in cooperation with the Children’s Program Coordinator. These programs will engender learning and literacy skills in children and will demonstrate to their parents and caretakers how to create a productive learning environment. The specialist’s primary area of focus will be school-aged children and their families.

We are looking for a caring individual who will bring excitement and compassion to the Pawling Free Library’s programming. The candidate should have the ability to design meaningful educational programs for the children of Pawling. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, and multi-tasking. Most importantly, the candidate should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to connect to children and parents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and coordinating children’s programs.
  • Planning, coordinating and creating promotional material for children’s programs.
  • Operating within a program budget.
  • Providing statistical information for the director’s monthly report.
  • All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance.
  • Providing reference and readers advisory when needed.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the library director.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Commitment to creative and effective targeted children’s programming.
  • Knowledge of language acquisition and reading processes.
  • Interest in current books and materials of interest to children.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, caregivers, and colleagues.

Public library or teaching experience preferred, but not required.

Childhood education experience a plus.

Experience working in a diverse environment strongly preferred.

Position: Part-time: 15-17 hours per week. Sundays required except in July and August.

Pay: $15.75/hr

Benefits: Paid time off available after six months.

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