Title: Youth Services Library Aide, Part Time
Duties: The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a positive team player to work in our fast-paced Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving abilities and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to the library's mission. Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens; providing reader's advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; attending outreach events. Please refer to the full job description below.
Hours: Schedule of 20 hours/week includes day, morning, afternoon shifts; one evening each week and rotating weekends
Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Competency in computer use including Microsoft Office products, Internet required; familiarity with social media preferred. Prior library experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with children and teens and/or knowledge of children's and teen literature preferred. Artistic and creative skills are also desireable. MLIS students encouraged to apply.
Closing Date: September 30, 2017 or until position is filled.
To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and list of three references to
Yvette Couser, Library Director
Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, NH 03054
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org