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Saturday, April 21, 2012

F/T - Library Info Assistant - Chatham Sq Library (NYC)

Library Information Assistant - Chatham Square Library
Job ID: 2012-6825
# of Openings Remaining: 1
Location: US-NY-Manhattan
Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: CHR, Chatham Square Regional Branch
External Overview: Position to be scheduled 35 hours per week during regular branch hours

External Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Library Manager, the Library Information Assistant:
  • Provides basic public service information and referrals, answers inquiries in person and by telephone
  • Performs a variety of technical, clerical and professional duties
  • Assists with reserves, inventory, circulation, and other clerical duties
  • May be in charge of a branch unit for short periods of time
  • Assists with community outreach, including tailoring programs, services and collections to the local community
  • Performs related duties as required
External Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a strong, well-rounded liberal arts background
  • Ability to promote customer satisfaction with friendly, efficient service
  • Successfully demonstrated strong commitment to public service with ability to work well with a diverse patronage
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated information literacy skills, including catalog searching and Library database/website navigation
  • Chinese language literacy and fluency in Chinese dialects strongly preferred
  • Experience engaging young adults and implementing library programming and services for young adults preferred
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