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

Applications may be submitted:

  • in person at any branch location
  • by mail to:
    Ada Community Library
    ATTN: Library Director
    10664 W Victory Rd
    Boise, ID 83709

We are currently unable to accept electronic submission of applications.

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


ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY – Star Branch
10706 W State St., Star, ID
Position Announcement
LIBRARY ASSISTANT - P/T (16-19 HRS/WK)
No Benefits ~ Open Until Filled

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide positive public relations and an attitude of friendliness and helpfulness to library patrons while performing circulation and general information duties.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide basic service to patrons, in person and over the phone, in locating and retrieving materials and informing patrons of library services
  • Register patrons and update and maintain patron records
  • Check materials in/out for patrons
  • Place, process and maintain hold requests
  • Collect fines and other charges, and investigate and follow-up on problems
  • Able to become proficient in using the HORIZON computer system
  • Use PC applications such as MS WORD, EXCEL, Gmail and other Google applications.
  • Provide basic reference service and instruction on using computers and programs
  • May assist in programming for all ages, and in creating and maintaining library displays
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS (experience, education, and special skills):

  • Above average verbal and written communication skills, tact, and friendliness
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail, amid continual interruptions
  • Self-starter that can work well independently and in a team environment
  • Establish and maintain good working relations with coworkers
  • Ability to check-in and check-out library materials using an automated circulation system
  • Bending, lifting and standing for extended periods of time
  • PC proficiency (Windows operating system, computer basics, basic computer troubleshooting, email accounts, and Microsoft Office programs)
  • Available to work daytime hours, some evenings until 7 pm, and one to two Saturdays per month. May substitute at another ACL branch

QUALIFICATIONS OF A SUPERIOR CANDIDATE:

  • Library experience
  • Public service experience with demonstrated enthusiasm and friendliness
  • HORIZON, PC, and Internet and database searching experience and knowledge
  • Experience in working with children; planning children’s programs
  • Some college courses
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred

STARTING SALARY:

  • $10.08/hr

Position open until filled. Application review begins July 28, 2014. Applications available at all branches of Ada Community Library, or download an application form (PDF). Contact Joy Lear at the Star Branch Library, 10706 W. State St, Star, ID 83669, or email at jlear@adalib.org, or phone 286-9755 ext. 7 if you need additional information or have any questions.