PT Library Associate

Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library
Moneta, VA Part-time
Posted on August 30, 2019

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a friendly, public service oriented individual to work in the Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library. 

Major duties include leading a weekly preschool storytime, a full range of automated circulation desk procedures, assisting patrons with materials selection, responding to library policy questions and assistance with department record keeping.

The successful candidate should be proficient with various digital devices and library-related apps, including but not limited to e-readers, iPads, and laptops; familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and with operating basic office machines.

Experience with groups of children is required and past library experience is preferred.

Ability to spend five or more hours daily at a computer screen; stooping, bending, lifting, reaching, stair climbing, plus ability to lift 25 pound bags/boxes of books and materials.

Part-time, 24 hours per week including every Tuesday, every Friday and alternating Thurs/Saturday. Library Associate is in the 108 pay grade, which starts at $10.75/hr. and requires an bachelor’s degree or higher. Additional benefits include earned leave, ability to participate in dental and vision insurance plans, AFLAC, and the Commonwealth of VA 457 deferred compensation plan.

Applications are available at any Bedford Public Library location or online at  Position open until filled. EOE.  The BPLS maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. A criminal background check, and previous employer references are required as conditions of pre-employment.