We're Hiring

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Position: Library Aide

Hours Per Week: 18—24

Starting Wage: $8.80

Application Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021

Kinsman Free Public Library (KFPL) is looking to hire a team player who is reliable, enthusiastic, creative, ambitious, flexible, dependable and cooperative, who will bring value to our organization, and who will efficiently adopt our team culture with a positive attitude and outlook.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Self-motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Common sense and good critical judgement
  • The ability to multitask
  • Dedication to following through on tasks and projects
  • Flexibility that allows for adaptability to change, growth and progress
  • Willingness to take direction from all team players
  • Confidence in talking with and serving customers
  • Passion for the work that libraries do, including fostering literacies and providing equitable access to information for all
  • Belief in the vision and mission of KFPL and its team 

Qualified candidates should be willing and able to:

  • Work flexible schedules that includes days, evenings and weekends
  • Demonstrate basic computer and phone skills
  • Lift up to 40 pounds
  • Handle extended periods of standing and walking
  • Exhibit basic math skills, specifically with regards to transacting and counting money and arranging decimal numbers in the correct order
  • Clean, shelf, and organize library materials
  • Provide excellent and unparalleled customer service
  • Easily and happily share book and media recommendations with customers
  • Assist with library programming for children, teens and adults
  • Learn and adopt library operations and policies in order to provide library customers with exemplary service
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with all KFPL team members
  • Contribute to the innovation and success of the organization while continually growing and developing as an individual

Interested candidates should complete and submit the online application below, or may pick-up, complete and return a paper application at the Library. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 16, 2021.