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We are Hiring!

February 7 2024

The Alice B. Donahue Library and Archives is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team! 

Being a library clerk is a fun, fast paced job. This is a customer service position that requires assisting patrons with all manor of requests including but not limited to research, technological help and community inquiries. 

The hours are 5 to 7.5 hours per week, and includes evenings and some weekends. 

A successful candidate would posses excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Canva and social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook and Instagram. A willingness to learn new things and help others is an asset for this position. 

If you are interested please send a resume to librarian@athabascalibrary.ab.ca or stop in and drop one off. If you have any questions please reach out via email at librarian@athabascalibrary.ab.ca or call 780-675-2735.

Part-Time Library Clerk Position

Responsibilities:

  • Receive and check out materials.
  • Assist patrons with research and/or technical questions.
  • Maintain daily records.
  • Receive and record payments.
  • Shelve materials and maintain order within the collection.
  • Resolves customer issues within established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an open and welcoming environment for library visitors.
  • Set up displays and maintain children’s room collection.
  • Assist with program preparation and execution when needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to provide an acceptable current criminal reference check.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, OneDrive, PowerPoint and Canva.
  • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
  • Ability to cooperate with other staff to ensure effective and efficient delivery of library service.
  • Ability to project a positive, helpful image to the public.

Physical demands and working conditions:

  • Requirement for sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office/library setting.
  • Ability to routinely lift and move shipments in boxes up to 20 kg.
  • Required to view a computer screen for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.

Hours and Rate of Pay:

  • $16.00 per hour.
  • 5 to 7.5 hours per week.
  • Extra hours available when providing coverage.
  • Evenings and some weekends are expected.

 

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