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City of Pittsfield Library Assistant I - Technical Services in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Job Description Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield\'s Public Library, is seeking to fill the part-time position of Library Assistant I in our Technical Services Department. The Library Assistant processes materials, repairs and mends damaged library materials, completes basic clerical assignments, shelves materials, and handles routine materials. This position involves hours working twelve hours per week in the Technical Services Department with the potential for opportunities to work additional hours as a substitute in other departments. Anticipated shifts are Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm. Responsibilities - Performs clerical duties, including typing and computer word processing, filing, and shelving - Mends damaged library materials, including in house repairs and sending materials out to a commercial binder - Shelving of all materials and other associated tasks, such as keeping shelves neat, keeping books in proper order - Uses the department\'s audio-visual, office, and/or computer equipment and resources - Performs specific tasks assigned by the supervisor, including one time and ongoing projects Qualifications - High school diploma or equivalent or within one year of graduation - Computer skills or demonstrated ability/aptitude to be trained in this area - Demonstrated patience and skill in dealing with detailed projects and the general public - Ability to read and interpret documents such as: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Company Description The City of Pittsfield is the cultural, commercial, legal, and medical center of the Berkshires - a region renowned for its wonderful people, outstanding standard of living, beautiful landscapes, and the finest in cultural and recreational attractions. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a multicultural work force, excellence in public service, and on-going mutual respect in our working relationships. Minorities are encouraged to apply. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ community, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply for our open positions - recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service. Benefits - Direct Deposit - Free Permitted Parking - Holiday Pay - Vacation / Sick Time (Generic Leave) - Employee Assistance Program - Tuition Reimbursement Program - Foreign Language Incentive Pay - Opportunities for Professional Development - Berkshire Athenaeum Employees Association Collective Bargaining unit