- Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college.
- Within two years of appointment, each Library Associate shall have successfully completed Library Associates’ in-service training or nine credit hours of formal academic course work in library science. Such training may have been received prior to the date of appointment. Training provided by CCPL off-site in Maryland.
- Demonstrated knowledge of users’ interests, books, readers advisory and new materials formats for adults.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
- Ability to maintain composure and flexibility in a changing, public-facing environment.
- Excellent technology, computer, and personal device skills and experience, including various software packages.
- Knowledge of Windows operating system, internet resources, social media and other technologies and how to use them effectively.
- Knowledge of a variety of types of electronic hardware devices for computing, listening, viewing, gaming and new technologies.
- Knowledge of internet resources and other electronic databases and how to use them effectively. Ability to learn new skills and technologies.
- Willingness and ability to acquire knowledge of library computer systems and applications.
- Ability to analyze and perform and or manage a wide variety of library projects.
- Ability to reach, bend and lift up to 35 lbs.
- Ability to push/pull a rolling book carts.
Personal computer, laptop, tablets, printers, scanners, photocopier, AV equipment, book trucks, security system, cash register.
Works in normal heat and light conditions with some exposure to seasonal draft conditions. Some eye fatigue from working at computer terminals; physical fatigue from working at counter height (39") work surface and from repetitive lifting of books, moving wand and pushing carts. Some stress from constant public contact.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT STATUS: Non-Exempt
25 hours per week. Regular schedule includes evening, daytime and weekends.