Join our team! The Delray Beach Public Library is an active, diverse and forward thinking city library! We are looking for a part time Library & Technology Assistant I for the Reference Services Department. MLS students are encouraged to apply. This is a wonderful opportunity for library mentorship as you complete your degree.
The Reference Services Department continues to build on its success and is a well-regarded hub of information, dynamic programming and exceptional collections. We strive to serve the diverse Delray Beach community with technology and computer training via our Older Adults Tech Academy, Creative Cloud Lab and MS Office Training.
Under the direct supervision of the Department Head, the Library & Technology Assistant I performs public service work of a routine nature, related to computers and technology, which requires the application of skilled techniques and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree required. Knowledge of SirSi or other online cataloging system a plus. Highly competent in computer use, technology, hardware and software. Competence in the necessary technical skills and the ability to tactfully manage challenging customer service situations; strong customer service skills and experience preferred. Experience working with adults and older adults preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrates respect for diversity and inclusion of cultural values. Working knowledge of library methods and procedures. Knowledge of basic WordPress a plus.
Ability to lift 25 pounds in the shifting and moving of library materials and equipment required. Ability to navigate stairs, kneel, bend, reach, stand for 2 hours, stretch and stoop in the maintenance of computer hardware and systems. Must be able to work weekends and evenings as necessary, as well as other duties as required.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Please email resume and cover letter to Karen Ronald, Karen.email@example.com, Executive Director, and Loanis Menendez-Cuesta, firstname.lastname@example.org, Head of Reference Services Department.