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Lancaster Public Library

Circulation Assistant (Part Time – 15-20 Hours per week)

The Lancaster Public Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Assistant for the library branches in Leola and Mountville.

The Circulation Desk is often the primary service point for library patrons so strong customer service skills in a busy environment are required. Responsibilities include assisting patrons with the use of the library by checking out materials, answering questions about patron accounts, and generally assisting patrons with the use of the library services and the facility. When the Circulation Desk is not busy, the Circulation Assistant will perform other tasks in support of library operation as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to cheerfully respond to patron requests, to work cooperatively in a team environment, to be flexible as the demands of the job change, to become familiar with the location of library resources, to handle the fast-pace of telephone and in-person interactions, and to assist library patrons with the use of the library. Must be committed to excellence in the provision of library service.

A high school diploma or equivalent and basic computer data entry skills are required. The position includes evening and Saturday hours.

Compensation: $9.18 per hour

The Lancaster Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A PA criminal record check, PA child abuse clearance, and FBI certification are required for all library employees.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Lancaster Public Library
125 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Attention:  Kathy Leader
Fax:  (717) 394-3083
Email:  kleader@lancaster.lib.pa.us