Position Available: Reference Associate
The Auburn Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing Library Associate for 17.5 hours/week, which includes evenings and weekends, to work in our adult/teen/technology area. The Associate assists with providing information services, collection maintenance, and programming. Day-to-day responsibilities include technology (including our media lab and 3D printer); social media assistance; monitoring activities in public spaces and the Teen Space; answering reference questions; and adult/teen program assistance.
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or GED equivalent, a proven record of strong customer service experience, and being well-read in recent popular books and genres. Preference will be given for familiarity with both Apple and PC products. Familiarity with desktop publishing software is a plus. Previous experience of 6 months to 1 year paid work in a library, public service or direct sales is also preferred.
The Auburn Public Library is a vibrant and well-supported community institution. Renovated within the last 10 years the Library is home to more than 75,000 items; more than 50 public computing stations; a computer lab; a media lab; meeting rooms for children, teens, and adults; and much more. It has a very welcoming and customer-oriented staff.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.