Part Time Library Assistant-Shelver

6 hours per week
Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library is seeking to hire a part time Library Shelver. The position will be for Saturdays from 9:30 am- 3:30 pm, and with availability to cover Thursdays from 4:30-7:00.
This position requires a high degree of independence yet working under the general direction of the Library Director. The Assistant Director will perform a variety of responsible functions, with willingness to learn library policies and practices, and exercise independent judgement and initiative, especially in situations that are not clearly defined by precedent or established routine. The position is responsible for the direct supervision of library staff in the absence of the Director.
The essential functions and duties listed below are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The following are normal for the position but shall not be construed as exclusive or inclusive. Other related duties may be required and assigned.

    • Organize library materials alphabetically and numerically.
    • Return materials to proper location within the library.
    • Unload library bins and carts in the work room.
    • Empty book drops.
    • Call patrons to notify them reserve materials are in.
    • Assist and run circulation desk.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Prior public library shelving experience is a plus.
  • Must have ability to alphabetize items and place them in numerical order in a quick and accurate manner.
  • Familiarity with the Dewey decimal system is preferred.
  • Ability to work well independently and understand and follow instructions given verbally or in written form.
Please submit your Questionnaire and Employment ApplicationEmployment Application to information@bhfpl.org.