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Part Time Librarian
Job Code:2018-175
FT/PT Status:Regular Part Time
Salary range:$18.59-$24.41
At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Tuesday: 5:00-9:00 pm
Thursday: 5:00-9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday rotation

Job Summary:
  • Assist customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and electronic resources
  • Guide customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
  • Commitment to customer service and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • May develop and maintain a portion of the Library’s collection
  • May plan and present Library-related programs and outreach services
  • Understand and apply technological skills and use online tools to improve efficiency and assist customers
  • May serve on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
  • Maintain professional growth and development through a variety of continuing educational resources

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree and six months of related experience  
  • Knowledge of Library organization and operation
  • Knowledge of print, electronic and online information resources
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community groups and co-workers
  • Ability to plan, organize and present a variety of activities and presentations
  • Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on a public service desk for long periods of time and move throughout the building
  • Must pass a post offer criminal background check
Please Note: This position closes on December 18, 2018.