Collection Assistant, Library (Part-Time)

Job Details

Job Id #:
Job #2024-32:Collection Assistant, Library (Part-Time)
Date posted:
July 8, 2024
Closing date:
July 22, 2024 - 4:00pm
Job type:
Permanent Part-Time

Collection Assistant, Library (Part-Time)

Job ID#: 2024-32

Job Title:                    Collection Assistant, Library

Date Posted:             July 8, 2024

Closing Date:            July 22, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

Job Type:                  Permanent Part-Time (Student)

Department:              Library

Pay Range:               Minimum wage $16.55 per hour (students under the age of 18 minimum wage $15.60)

Hours of work:          Approximately 12 hours per week on a rotating shift schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays; flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there may be the occasional requirement
to change shifts or work extra hours as needed.

Start Date:               August 2024

Work Location:         on-site

Are you a student looking for a part-time job? Why not consider working for the Collingwood Public Library! Working for the Library can be a fun and rewarding experience with opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, gaining valuable skills and work experience.

Library Collection Assistants shelve books/materials and perform shelf reading to maintain the order and neatness of collections housed on library shelves, keeping shelves in good order, and making it easier for staff and patrons to find and use materials. The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of shelving, shelf reading, collection maintenance, and customer service support.

The preferred candidate possesses the following:

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  1. Completion of a minimum of one (1) year of secondary education.
  2. One (1) month of related experience in customer service and library shelving.
  3. Detail oriented with the ability to read and alphabetize library materials according to established library procedures (Dewey Decimal and other library filing systems).
  4. Good administrative, communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
  5. Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment particularly when handling highly confidential/sensitive information. Possess initiative and integrity.
  6. Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications and office equipment.
  7. Possess a current Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification (or willing to obtain).

We welcome you to submit your application for consideration and be part of the Town of Collingwood Team! To apply to this position, submit your cover letter and resume to quoting the Job # listed above. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the Customer Service team by calling 705-445-1030. For more information on this position, please review the attached job description below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant Information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for candidate selection. As an equal opportunity employer, The Town of Collingwood abides by all current legislation relating to individuals’ rights to employment under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility Standards.

The Town of Collingwood is committed to making our interview process fully accessible for people of all abilities. Accommodations will be provided upon request, to support candidates’ participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. If you are selected for an interview, please let us know if you require an accessibility accommodation.

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