• Part Time
  • Palm Harbor
  • Commensurate with experience USD / Year

Website Palm Harbor Library

Location Name: Palm Harbor Library
County: Pinellas
Region: Central Florida
Address: 2330 Nebraska Ave.
City: Palm HarborZipcode: 34683
ALA accredited Masters required: No

This paraprofessional position involves responsibility for performing technical library tasks approaching a professional level through the application of skills and knowledge acquired by special study and training. Employees may be responsible for coordinating or assisting with library programming. Continuous public contact requires the exercise of considerable patience, tact and diplomacy. Work is performed under supervision of a department head and is reviewed through conference, personal observation of performance, and inspection of work by the department head.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend hours.
  • Knowledge of providing practical customer service.
  • Ability to perform work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
  • Skill in the use of on-line catalog, library technology, personal computers, various databases and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, and patrons.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to sort and file alphabetically and numerically.
Education/Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED required and TWO (2) years library experience preferred, one of which must be in the area assigned. Bachelor’s degree desirable.
  • Computer experience is required.
  • Must be able to stand/walk during shifts for approximately 3 hours, as well as easily lift 20 pounds and push/pull book/equipment cart.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend hours.
  • Knowledge of providing practical customer service.
  • Ability to deal with various duties simultaneously.
Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Betsy Harris
Contact Email: betsy@phlib.org
Contact Phone: (727) 784-3332
How to Apply / Instructions:
  • Interested candidates should review the full description and contact Betsy Harris, Head of Circulation, at either 727-784-3332 or at betsy@phlib.org
  • Selected candidates will be asked to fill out the Application for Employment