Position Available: Part-Time Library Assistant

Job Summary:  The Library Assistant is to help perform routine circulation functions, provide excellent customer service, provide technology instruction, conduct and assist with programs and other library activities.  Reports directly to the Library Director.

Job Hours:

Monday & Thursday      5pm to 8 pm

Saturday                       10 am to 2 pm (closed June-August)

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent education required.

Required competencies:

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with patrons.
Requires physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift and carry (up to 50 lbs.), and push/pull loaded book carts when shelving.
Ability to work with children.
Knowledge of Windows environment and Office programs and the use of email.

Essential Duties:

Assist patrons with use of library materials and equipment.
Conduct and assist with programs and special events.
Handle all aspects of circulation, including shelving of materials.
Handle telephone calls and route messages.
Share responsibility for building supervision, opening and closing procedures.
Provide technology instruction/education for library patrons.
Other tasks as assigned by the Library Director.


Exceptional customer service and technology skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and online search tools
Public library experience preferred.

This position pays $12.00 per hour.  We will accept applications for this position until it is filled.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Library Director Lorraine Ruiz, via email at lruiz@lmxac.org.

The Kenilworth Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidate will be required to pass a drug test and background check.