Job offer

The Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library is hiring a part-time Library services assistant.

Library Services Assistant

Start date: May 1st 2021

End date: October 9th 2021

Hours per week : 20-24

Days: Tuesday & Wednesday 10-5, Thursday & Friday 12-5

Hourly wage: $13.50

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 16th

Send your CV and cover letter to: bibliolen@gmail.com

As this post is funded by the Federal Government as part of the Canada Summer Jobs 2021 program, only youth aged 15 to 30 may apply.

Reporting to the library coordinator, the Circulation & Reference assistant will serve as the point person to ensure the smooth daily operation of the library in both French and English.

Tasks will include client service and library circulation related tasks, such as

  • helping library users to locate library materials, 
  • check out, renewal and return of library items, 
  • membership renewal and new account creation,
  • processing of various fees and charges
  • requesting and processing interlibrary loan items,
  • basic support and assistance for users of the library’s public computers,
  • other special projects related to collection development and management. 

The circulation and reference assistant will also assist the library coordinator in publicity and marketing for library events and programs.

They will be expected to excel at client service, teamwork, communication, and digital skills.

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills in English and French, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of books and literature
  • Experience in, and appreciation for, public libraries
  • A sense of initiative and creativity
  • Good team spirit
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Computer skills, in particular knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite