Library Assistant (part-time)

Are you looking for a job where you can join a team of fun, motivated library professionals who are committed to providing excellent service to the community? We are seeking a positive minded individual that has an interest in bettering their community, working as a team member, and being an advocate for library services thru Columbia County Rural Library District for the position of Library Assistant. The current opening is for one part-time (25-28 hours/week) position at the Dayton Memorial Library.

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a highly motivated and self-starting individual, a desire for community engagement, friendly customer service skills, attention to detail, and strong written and verbal communication. Library Assistants are expected to provide great customer service, handle circulation and financial transactions, communicate policies, resolve account issues in a positive manner, troubleshoot equipment, and assist with the flow of library materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

*High school diploma, GED or equivalent
*One year of customer service
*Familiarity with technology, office suite (word processing, spreadsheets,  etc.), internet- including email, database searches and web searches, smartphones and tablets
*Ability to multitask and organize work effectively
*Ability to communicate effectively in English
*Current driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

*Previous library experience
*Experience with Koha ILS
*Minimum of one year of general office experience preferred.
*Familiarity with social media
*Comfortable working with customers of all ages

To apply please visit us at 111 S. 3rd, Dayton, WA. Position will remain open until filled.


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