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10/1/2013 - Library Assistant


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

October 2, 2013

Library Assistant

Cumberland County Library

(Part-Time Position)

Salary Range: $23,101 - $31,184 (Hourly rate prorated for hours worked)

Duties:      Reports to the Library Director; under close supervision, preforms a variety of routine nonprofessional library tasks. Such tasks include but are not limited to charging and discharging materials to users; computing and collecting fines; answering patron inquiries about library resources, hours, offices, and personnel along with availability and reserve of popular or new publications; assisting with presenting weekly story programs in Spanish as needed; assisting with the processing of library materials for Technical Services; reviewing library membership applications for completeness and accuracy. Also performs related duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Demonstrated ability to comprehend the effective use of library electronic and/or manual recording and information systems. Ability to effectively read, write, speak and understand English.

Hours:              Typical work shifts include 4:00pm – 8:00pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 9:00am – 5:00pm on Saturdays.   

Note:                Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.    

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to the Personnel Assistant at or fax to 856-453-0361.  Application deadline is October 16, 2013.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.