Employment Opportunities

CIRCULATION ASSISTANT – LANCASTER CITY BRANCH

JOB SUMMARY: Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Assistant. The Circulation Desk is often the primary service point for library patrons so strong customer service skills in a busy environment are required. Responsibilities include assisting patrons with the use of the library by checking out materials, answering questions about patron accounts, and generally assisting patrons with the use of the library services and the facility. When the Circulation Desk is not busy, the Circulation Assistant will perform other tasks in support of library operation as directed by supervisor.

The Lancaster Public Library (LPL) inspires, empowers, and strengthens our community by connecting people with information, ideas, and enriching experiences. By providing equitable access to vital educational resources, exceptional programming, and community building opportunities, the Lancaster Public Library is recognized as a dynamic center of knowledge and a cornerstone of a thriving Lancaster community. LPL is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Qualifications

Education and/or Other Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to:
    • Cheerfully respond to patron requests.
    • Work cooperatively in a team environment.
    • Be flexible as the demands of the job change.
    • Become familiar with the location of library resources.
    • Handle the fast pace of telephone and in-person interactions.
    • To assist library patrons with the use of the library.

Must have a working knowledge of computers.

Must be committed to excellence in the provision of library service.

Bi-lingual abilities a plus.

A willingness to work at the Lancaster City Branch.

COVID-19 considerations: All customers/staff are required to wear masks. Limited hours.

The above job summary is not intended as, nor should be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Compensation

Hourly wage: $10.00. Hours: 20-25 per week including evenings and Saturdays.

Application Process

  • Please submit an application and three references to:

Lancaster Public Library

Attention: Kathy Leader

125 N. Duke Street

Lancaster, PA 17602
Fax: (717) 394-3083

  • A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $200.00 – $250.00 per week

 


A criminal record check, child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.