Renfrew Public Library

Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSITION         Library Assistant – Circulation and Program Planning

STATUS               Part-time, permanent unionized position

SCHEDULE         Includes weekend and evening shifts – 66 hours/month

COMPENSATION         $23.60/hour

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Library Technician diploma or equivalent education and experience
  • Experience developing, implementing and marketing programs based on community needs/wants
  • Creative with the ability to think “outside the box”
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of library and web-based searching to support reference requests and reader’s advisory an asset
  • Knowledge of e-readers and research databases
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with Word, Excel and programs for creating signage (i.e. Publisher or Canva)
  • Driver’s license

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Meeting the needs of the library patrons at the circulation desk (particularly in the children’s department). Circulation duties include providing reference, reader’s advisory and basic tech help. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing programs for adults, seniors, tweens and teens.

SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUMES BY 8:00 PM THURSDAY, JAN. 24TH TO:

Kelly Thompson, CEO/Chief Librarian at:

kthompson@renfrew.library.on.ca

Applications may also be dropped off in person at the library or faxed to 613-432-7680

We thank all applicants for their interest - only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Renfrew Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection. The Renfrew Public Library will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.