Minimum professional qualifications: Associates Degree preferred, High School required
Summary: The Library Assistant (Outreach) works under the general supervision of the Bookmobile Librarian.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for outreach delivery to senior housing centers and homebound patrons.
Provides reader’s advisory service to homebound patrons and senior housing centers.
Performs circulation duties for homebound and senior housing center patrons.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other staff members.
Communicates effectively with the public.
Assists bookmobile librarian.
Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Other duties as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance or stoop. Employee is regularly required to sit and to drive.
The employee must lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Interested applicants should submit resumes to Allison Babin, Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, February 5, 2018.