Falmouth Memorial Library, in beautiful coastal Falmouth, Maine, is seeking a part-time Library Assistant for our Circulation Department. This open position is 16 hours per week, with pay starting at $18.00/hour, depending on skills and library experience. Position includes pro-rated vacation and sick time benefits. The person working in this position will work two full days with a paid 1-hour lunch, we are hoping to fill a gap in our schedule for Mondays, as well as Wednesdays with a Saturday rotation every 3rd week.
Front-line staff are the ambassadors to our library and must be welcoming, friendly, and able to help patrons successfully navigate our new space. Our circulation staff are the first point of contact at our library; they welcome patrons and connect them to the correct staff member or public service desk depending on their needs. We are looking for staff who can handle detailed work while having frequent interruptions and maintain a friendly and helpful demeanor.
Computer literacy, including working knowledge of PC operating systems, e-readers, tablets, etc. is required. The position requires moving around the library, which includes bending and stretching to shelve items, and lifting boxes of interlibrary loan materials (up to 25 lbs.). The majority of a shift will be spent processing materials through our circulation software, setting up carts of materials for shelving and interacting with patrons and staff. Previous customer service is preferred. Previous public library experience is a plus.
Please submit a cover letter and resume via email or mail only (no phone calls please), to Jenna Mayotte, Director, at [log in to unmask] Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled, on a rolling basis as applications are received. Closing date for receipt of applications is Saturday, November 12, 2022.
Falmouth Memorial Library
5 Lunt Road
Falmouth, ME 04105