Employment

Applications are only accepted when openings occur. Job postings and applications are available at the following locations:

  • on this web site (check individual job postings for printable application forms)
  • at each branch location

Current job postings (if any) will appear below. For questions concerning employment, please contact the Library Director at 362-0181 ext 3.


Job Opening

ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY – Hidden Springs Branch
LIBRARY ASSOCIATE
16-19 hours/week
Primarily Monday and Friday with one Saturday per month

Primary Responsibilities:
Under direction of the Branch Coordinator, create and maintain positive public relations with patrons, community members, and staff. Provide reference/readers advisory, technology assistance, programming, and circulation duties.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides excellent customer service in locating information, answering reference/readers advisory inquiries and guiding patrons in the use of library resources
  • Provides circulation services including check-in, check-out, patron registration, resolution of patron problems within guidelines, etc
  • Plans and implements programs and outreach for youth
  • Provides instruction and assistance to patrons in computer use
  • Explains library policies and procedures to patrons and resolves problems
  • Participates in evening and weekend work schedule
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements-experience, education and special skills:

  • Interest in and familiarity with programming along with a desire to work with all ages
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent education and experience and at least one year practical/applicable library experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer and internet skills
  • Good communication and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of literature and library resources
  • Ability to bend, lift up to 50 lbs, and perform the physical demands of the position

Qualifications of a Superior Candidate:

  • Library programming experience
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and dedication to the community
  • Competency with Polaris ILS

Starting Salary:
$11.97/hr.

Applications are available at the Ada Community Library, Hidden Springs Branch 5868 W Hidden Springs Dr, Boise 83714 or download an application form and  job description. Position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 23rd, 2018.

Send completed application to
Mary Allington
mallington@adalib.org (email preferred)
Branch Coordinator Hidden Springs Branch Library
5868 W Hidden Springs Drive Boise ID 83714