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Library Assistant I (Information Services)


Posting Date: July 17, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled
Reports to: Head of Information Services
Position Available: Immediately

Summary: Under the direction of the Head of Information Services, the Library Assistant I provides positive, pleasant and professional customer service to patrons of all ages at the Library’s combined Information Desk (Circulation/Reference). Directly serves patrons by checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, collecting money for library/Friends transactions, scheduling meeting rooms, and answering simple patron queries. Provides back up support to department as needed. Works with staff throughout the library on projects that enhance the library’s image in the community.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduation or GED. Some college coursework preferred.
  • 1-2 years of customer service or retail experience, preferably in a public library.

Schedule: 25 hours per week. Flexible schedule to include days, nights and weekends.
Union Position: Westland Library Union SEIU Local 517M (non-Supervisory)
Salary: Starting wage $11.00 per hour
Benefits: Prorated vacation leave, personal leave and paid holidays for employees working 20 or more hours per week. Employer provided contribution to retirement (401a) after meeting service requirements.

Download the job application

Please submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Roth
Head of Information Services
6123 Central City Parkway
Westland MI 48185
jennifer.roth@westlandlibrary.org
Fax: 734-326-3634


This library is an EEO Employer.

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