THE NANTUCKET ATHENEUM JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Library Associate

Job Title:  Library Associate                     

Department:  Children’s                                                      

Reports to:  Head of the Weezie Library for Children                                                    

FLSA:  Fulltime / Regular, Non-Exempt   

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Nantucket Atheneum is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work in their children’s library.  Primary responsibilities include assisting patrons using the Atheneum’s circulating, non-circulating, and digital collections; participating in delivering children’s programming; and maintaining the story walk in our garden.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist patrons in finding books and other materials as requested.
  • Performs checkouts, check-ins, renewals, holds, and data entry.
  • Answers routine questions regarding library resources, activities, facilities, rules, and services.
  • Assists in creating flyers, reading lists, and guides to the literature as needed.
  • Processes deliveries including unloading bins and checking in items.
  • Issues library cards according to established procedures.
  • Assess and collect charges.
  • Shelves materials according to established procedures.
  • Is knowledgeable about children’s literature and stays current on new children’s materials.
  • Assists in ordering, processing, withdrawing, and repairing materials.
  • Provide support for programs, create Grab & Go projects, and maintain the Story Walk.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Previous experience with databases is a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lifting and carrying a minimum of 15 pounds
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, and photocopiers.

CORRESPONDENCE:

Interested parties should forward a current resume and cover letter to Leslie Malcolm lmalcolm@nantucketatheneum.org with the subject line “Children’s Library Associate” or fill out the form below.

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