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 – Lake Hazel Branch
LIBRARY ASSISTANT
16-19 hours/week

Primary Responsibilities -

Under direction of the Branch Manager, provides friendly, helpful customer service to library patrons through circulation assistance, reader’s advisory, ready reference services and programming.

Essential Job Functions – fundamental position duties

  • Circulation duties including check-in, check-out, patron registration, resolution of patron problems within guidelines, etc
  • Provide basic reference service and instruction on using computers and programs, including E-books and E-audio books as well as readers’ advisory service
  • Assist with library tours, puppet shows and special programs
  • Participate in regular weekly programs for children
  • Perform other duties as required, including shelving and shelf-reading, and which may include lifting and moving of furniture
  • Work every Saturday and one evening a week
  • Participate in Friday evening schedule rotation

Minimum Qualifications – Experience, education and special skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong computer and internet skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with individuals of all ages and backgrounds
  • Flexibility, creativity, warm and welcoming demeanor
  • Positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work in a team environment and maintain effective work relationships
  • Ability to work independently; possess a high degree of initiative

Qualifications of a Superior Candidate

  • Library experience
  • Storytelling and/or programming experience
  • Knowledge of library collections; some knowledge of children’s/teen literature

Starting Salary – 10.08/hr

Applications are available at the Lake Hazel Branch Library, 10489 W Lake Hazel Road, Boise, ID 83709 or Download an application form (PDF). Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 13, 2015.

Send completed application to:
Anna Langrill
alangrill@adalib.org (email preferred)
Lake Hazel Branch Manager/Associate Director
Ada Community Libraries – Lake Hazel Branch, 10489 W Lake Hazel Road, Boise, ID 83709