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Employment Opportunity
Assistant Librarian - Permanent Part-Time 

If you are an outgoing community minded individual with a passion for learning, reading and sharing, this may be the position for you! 

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Job Description

Part-Time - Permanent (22 hours) per week - @$18.50/hr

Group Benefits and Pension Plan

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the CEO the Assistant Librarian performs, as assigned, the complete range of clerical duties necessary for the operation of the library. Assists staff in the performance of specialized responsibilities and assists patrons. 


Carries out all tasks related to the circulation, organization and maintenance of the collection.

Receives, catalogues and processes acquisitions.

Carries out all tasks related to maintaining the library catalogue and patron database.

Answers and directs incoming calls.

Compiles and maintains library statistics.

Maintains and organizes the filing system and ensures accurate records and documentation.

Assists in the preparation of book and other item displays.

Performs administrative activities such as faxing, laminating scanning and photocopying.

Processes payments and donations.

Assists patrons in the use of specialized equipment.

Provides advice and guidance to patrons regarding reference service, ordering inter-library loans and readers advisory.

Assists in library programs for people of all ages.

Participates in community outreach and trade shows.

Skills and Knowledge

High school diploma (Grade 12) or an acceptable combination of education and directly related work experience.

Basic knowledge of administration

Good customer service and oral communication skills for dealing with the public in a courteous tactful manner.

Good working skills on using the computer, ipad, cellphones and library programs to enable teaching others/patrons to use them to access information or library services.

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language.

Visual and aural concentration with constant interruptions.

Good attention to detail and time management skills.

Accuracy and speed in keyboarding.

Ability to multi task.

Ability to work with minimum supervision.

WHIMIS training.


Additional Assets

Bilingualism in English and French

Previous library experience

Website design and layout experience

Sales and marketing



Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person whom refugee protection has been conferred

Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada

How to apply

By email:

By Mail: 1257 Village Road, Astorville Ontario  P0H 1B0

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