Library Associate I

Job closes March 30, 2017 at 5 PM
POSITION: Library Associate I, Part-time 21 hours a week
LOCATION: Lexington Park Library
HOURS: Monday 12-8, Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 9-5/Saturday 9-5 in rotation
SALARY: Grade 4, $19.60 per hour, enrollment in MD State Retirement System
START DATE: April 17, 2017
REQUISITES:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two (2) years or more of related experience desirable
  • Basic knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and database information retrieval.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, current audiovisual equipment, and office machines.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of St. Mary's County Library policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to act as a representative of the library to the public.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of the principles and practices of information, collection, programming and outreach services.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and databases.
  • Ability to develop, promote and present programs and classes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Providing information, programming, outreach, collection development, and circulation services to customers of all ages
  • Special projects as assigned
HOW TO APPLY:
Completed application, cover letter, and resume must be submitted, in person, at the Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park, MD 20653. Applicant must be prepared to spend some time at the library, answering a set of questions on a library computer. Complete application packet must be submitted by 5 PM, March 30, 2017. Note: If you are using an in-browser PDF viewer, you will need to either download the Employment Application to your computer and use Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill it out, or fill it out in the browser and use the Print to PDF function.
St. Mary’s County Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Law requires all applicants to show proof of identity and right to work in U.S.