Position Title: Library Assistant
Immediate Supervisor: Circulation Manager
Position Description: The library assistant primarily assists patrons in the use of the library, ensuring
quality customer experiences and the smooth, effective flow of library operations, along with
maintaining the public service image of the library. Basic knowledge of Windows 10, internet, email,
and eMedia are required.
This position will require approximately 12 hours per week during restricted-access operations caused
by COVID-19. Once the library resumes normal operations this position will work 15 – 20 hours per
Please submit resumes and letters of interest to Library Director, Lea Rosell, at lewes.library AT lib.de.us by close of business April 21, 2021.
Primary responsibilities include:
Required knowledge and abilities:
Qualifications: Minimum HS diploma or GED, Associates degree preferred, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a customer service position that provides required knowledge and abilities. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent communication skills with adults and children, flexibility, a genuine enjoyment of the public, and the ability to handle stressful situations. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, as the schedule requires.
ADA Requirements: This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force to constantly move objects, and some
heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of work
frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing,
stooping, reaching, walking, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for
expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive
information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral
communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for depth
perception, color perception, inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of motor
vehicles or equipment, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to
inside and outside environmental conditions.
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