Senior Library Assistant - Westport/Ruiz 030118

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Working at our Westport and Ruiz branches, and under general supervision of the Westport Branch Manager, this position assists customers of all ages by providing basic reference, readers’ advisory, community referral and interlibrary loan service; instructing customers in the use of library resources including computer equipment; recommending and retrieving materials in support of customer requests; providing library circulation services; and assisting in collection maintenance. Other duties include providing Library programming for the public, facilitating book club meetings, assisting customers with Passport Services and other duties as assigned.. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma/GED plus 2 years post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Must have excellent customer skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; intermediate computer skills; competence in technology used in libraries, and an enthusiasm for taking on special projects. Full-time: Monday-Friday 9:30-6. Salary: $14.83 per hour plus excellent benefits. This position will close on March 14, 2018 at 5 PM. The Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Westport Branch
$14.83/hour plus excellent benefits
For All Openings: 
All persons hired for the Kansas City Public Library must pass a background check for criminal records. You must be at least 16 years old and have completed the 9th grade to work at any of our libraries. Unless otherwise specified, we require a completed application, even for positions requesting a resume and/or questionnaire. The Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.