Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Lending Services Assistant


The Farmington Libraries are seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented individual to join our Lending Services team in this part-time, 19-hour per week position. We are a busy community library with two branches offering a robust range of programs, services and materials.

Responsibilities include assisting patrons at the Main Library lending desk and the Barney Library lending desk, with a variety of lending functions including but not limited to: greeting visitors; maintaining a welcoming and clean lobby; answering phones, and directing calls appropriately; staying informed about library programs and services; processing incoming and outgoing materials; registering patrons in our system; assisting with the ILL process; collecting and processing fines; as well as assisting with various collection management functions as needed.

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized, and enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a circulation department at a public library, an associate’s degree or some college coursework.

Minimum Qualifications: H.S. diploma or GED, one years’ experience in customer service, and basic knowledge of library functions and procedures.

This is a part-time 19-hour per week position, that includes evenings and weekends. This position is not eligible for benefits. Starting pay – $15.75/hour.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Executive Director, at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline: Wednesday, July 17th. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.