Library Job Openings

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Full Time Position

No full time openings. 

Part Time Position

Materials Services Assistant

Hours/week:                          15 – 20 hours per week

Salary:                         Salary range starts at $13.00/ hour. Salary may be higher depending on experience.

Job duties include:

  • Searches for, edits, and exports MARC records from OCLC into the SWAN catalog..
  • Revises previously cataloged materials, including necessary corrections on the item and in the database, as directed.
  • Cooperates as a team member with the library staff in performing any duties essential to the achievement of effective library operations.

Physical demands:

  • Must be able to reach, remove, and replace materials on the top shelf of circulating collection of book stacks (78 inches high) and on all shelves below this height.
  • Must be able to push a fully loaded cart weighing up to 200 pounds.
  • Occasional bending, lifting, reaching (including overhead reaching), and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances.
  • Frequent repetitive motion and occasional periods of standing.

Experience with the following is desirable:

  • Sirsi/Dynix Workflows

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Competency in MS Office products required.
  • Ability to express self well in English, both orally and in writing, required.
  • One to two years of general office experience preferred.

To apply:  Send a resume and cover letter to John Bradford, Head of Materials Services at jbradford@vppl.info.  No phone calls, please.

 

 

Maintenance Assistant

Temporary Part-time Position Available

 Hours/week:                     25.5 hours per week

Temporary Position:      This is a temporary position that will last for six months.

 Current Schedule:           Mondays and Fridays:  12 pm – 5:30 pm

                                                Tuesdays and Thursdays:  2:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturdays:  1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Salary:                                  $13.00 / hour

Primary Job Duty:            The primary function of this temporary position is to clean and disinfect library                     furniture on a regularly scheduled basis to comply with CDC guidelines.

 Secondary job duties include:

  • Clean library, including but not limited to vacuuming carpeted areas, mopping uncarpeted floors, and cleaning soiled areas on walls, floors, and furniture.
  • Clean and maintain restrooms including but not limited to cleaning toilets, urinals, sinks, mirrors, and floors; and replacing toilet paper, soap, and paper towels.
  • Perform grounds maintenance including but not limited to mowing grass; weeding flower-beds; trimming shrubbery; emptying trash receptacles; picking up trash from around grounds; and assisting with snow blowing, shoveling, and salting sidewalks.
  • Set up and move furniture for meetings and programs.
  • Loads and unloads library materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • May run errands as needed.
  • Cooperates as a team member with the library staff in performing any duties essential to the achievement of effective library operations.

 Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Ability to express self well in English, both orally and in writing, required.
  • Two years of experience in custodial work preferred.
  • General knowledge of HVAC, mechanical, and electrical equipment preferred.
  • Competency in MS Office products preferred.

To apply:

Please ask for an application at the Service Desk or visit our website for the application. No phone calls please.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.