OPEN JOB OPPORTUNITIES
West Warwick Public Library currently has one (1) open job opportunities at this time.
Library Assistant- Circulation Desk P/T
$11.60 per hour/19 hours per week/no benefits
Please see wwpl.org/jobs for all postings and printable applications.
The West Warwick Public Library seeks a public oriented, adaptable individual
for the library’s Circulation Department. This person should enjoy working with
the public, be flexible, pay attention to detail, and learn quickly. This position
reports directly to the Head of Circulation.
Perform a range of duties assisting in the operation of the Circulation Desk
including but not limited to; registering new patrons, check-ins and check-outs
of materials, placing holds, collection of fines and fees, packing and unpacking
inter-library loan deliveries, helping patrons find items in the collection,
shelving returned items, shelf reading, providing information and assistance
to library patrons both in person and over the phone, and advising patrons of
library programs, procedures, and policies. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills, and Working Conditions
High school diploma (or equivalent)
Proficiency with computers and technology, and a willingness to learn new applications. Familiarity with Sierra and/or Google Workspace a plus.
Demonstrated experience in public service and customer service skills through retail, library or other public service experience.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Good work ethic demonstrated in punctuality in reporting for work, organizational skills, thoroughness, and attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills and a sense of humor
Ability to lift 20 lbs., stand for extended periods of time, push carts, pull wagons, squat, bend, and reach above head
Schedule flexibility preferred, willing to work evenings and Saturdays a must and occasional additional shifts.
Please submit a resume or application and cover letter via email with the subject heading “Circulation Desk Assistant” to the Head of Circulation at email@example.com. Applications are also available for pickup at the Circulation Desk. Applications via mail should be sent to: Caitlin Mendoza, 1043 Main Street, West Warwick, RI 02893.
An EEO/AA employer.
For volunteer opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or inquire in-person at the library. Thank you!