Job Description

Circulation Aide/Library Assistant

The Middletown Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and friendly part-time library clerk to work at the circulation desk for approximately 24 hours a week.

The work schedule would be day shifts on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays and an occasional 3-hour evening shift. The ideal candidate for this position works well in a team-oriented environment, but also able to work independently, enjoys working with people of all ages, possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, has strong customer service skills, and is proficient in all Microsoft applications. Strong computer skills are required as duties include basic computer and technology assistance. A flexible schedule and prior library experience is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

  • General Circulation Desk duties, such as but not limited to: Checking in/out library materials, Assisting patrons with computers, Reference and Reader’s advisory, Pulling items for holds, Calling patrons for holds, Collecting materials from book-drop, Shelving material/Shelf reading
  • Opening/closing the library
  • Other duties as assigned

Organizational Relationship

This position reports directly to the Library Director. This position cooperates with other staff members to meet the needs of the public, community, and the Library.

Educational Requirements

High school diploma required. Library experience preferred.

Hours and Compensation

This is a part-time position of 24 hours a week. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and professional references to the Library Director: