We are preparing the building to reopen to the public for a few days a week starting mid- to late-September. The library has new capacity limits so that we can maintain social distancing, and wearing masks or face coverings will be required. Virtual programming, curbside pick-up, and outside services will continue. Stay tuned for details!

Employment


Part-time Adult Services Assistant I


Description:  The Merrimack Public Library a positive team-player to work in our fast-paced Adult Services Department. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving skills and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission.


The successful candidate will join a team who are dedicated to offering dynamic library services that include traditional reference duties, collection management, and progressive technology instruction, as well as planning and promoting a variety of classes and cultural events for our Adult patrons. Schedule is 20 hours/week, evenings and sharing in a weekend rotation. 


Full job description is available below.


Qualifications:  Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Customer service experience required; experience in a public library setting preferred. Experience as a "key holder" helpful. Significant technical experience with computers, computer software, and mobile devices required. Artistic and creative skills are also desireable. MLIS students are encouraged to apply.


Closing date: October 3, 2020, or until filled


Salary: $15.60/hour


Address: To apply, submit resume, cover letter and list of three references to Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org or vis USPS to: Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054

 



Part-time Youth Service Library Aide


Description: 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 skills and can be attentive to details while exhibiting a commitment to our library's mission. Duties include creating and leading innovative programs for children and teens in both an in-person and virtual environment; providing readers' advisory services and guidance in locating library materials; assisting patrons in the use of library computers and online services; attending outreach events. Scroll to the bottom on the page for a link to the full job description.


Hours: Schedule of 15-20 hours/week includes day mornings/afternoon shifts, one evening each week and rotating weekends. While the library is operating under modified hours due to COVID-19, flexibility in scheduling is expected.


Qualifications: Candidate must be age 18 or older. HS diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred. Competency in computer use including Microsoft Office products and internet searching required; familiarity of 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 desirable. MLIS students are encouraged to apply.


Closing date: September 25, 2020 or until position is filled.


Salary: $12.00/hr


Address: To apply, submit resume, cover letter and list of three references to Yvette Couser at ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org or vis USPS to: Merrimack Public Library, 470 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH  03054