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You can come into the library to pick up a job application from the Customer Service Desk, or you can download and print a copy here.
Bring your completed handwritten application to the library.


Dispatch Clerk

Part Time

This position rotates between two people with the following schedule:

18 hours a week

Month 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday | 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Month 2 - Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Salary: Starting Pay is $12.17 / Hour

Job Description - This is a part-time, non-exempt position, involving the processing of interlibrary loan materials from entry into the building until the items are returned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Unloads Library System dispatch bins for appropriate distribution.
• Prints material request list and pulls items from the shelf; places pulled items in either the outgoing dispatch bins or the open hold shelf.
• Clears daily the open hold shelf.
• Gives breaks to staff members when called upon.
• Helps at Customer Service when needed.
• Performs other duties as deemed related and necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
• Ability to follow the Dewey Decimal system for arranging non-fiction materials.
• Knowledge of the alphabet system for arranging fiction materials.
• Gives breaks to staff members when called upon.
• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Ability to learn computer operations.
• Ability to exercise tact in maintaining good working relationships with the public, staff and Board.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Renee Navarre
Customer Service Manager
rnavarre@mapld.org
 


Security Guard

JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports To: Circulation Supervisor
Dept.: Security
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Assists in the Library’s daily efforts to maintain an atmosphere conductive to reading, quiet study and other purposes deemed appropriate by Library policy. Monitors patron activity in all areas of the library, inside and out. Confers with Library personnel at regular intervals regarding the behavior of Library patrons. Responds to specific requests from Library departments for assistance with behavior problems, security problems, and unattended children. Calls police when appropriate. Performs other tasks as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to communicate tactfully, firmly and effectively with the public, especially in troublesome situations.
• Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently.
• Good listening and strong observational skills.
• Ability to work well independently.
• Ability to remain calm but purposeful in stressful situations.
• Ability to work successfully with many different personality types.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to public relations issues.
• Ability to project a firm and competent image to the public.
• Friendly, welcoming, and customer service oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must have a valid Blue Card.

POSITION HOURS:
• Part-time, up to 18 hours per week.
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Attentive to details and is able to assess troublesome situations.
• Understands and accurately follows Security and Library policies and procedures.
• Process improvement.

*Core Competencies must be understood and met within the 90 day Probation Period.

Send a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Renee Navarre
Customer Service Manager
rnavarre@mapld.org

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