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Evening Library Assistant, Katharine Brush Library (The Loomis Chaffee School), Windsor, CT


Loomis Chaffee School seeks an experienced Library Assistant  to join our community.  This position is part-time, two evenings a week during the academic year, and begins in September 2021.

General Duties/Responsibilities:  

The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for an enthusiastic, team-oriented, and patron-focused Evening Library Assistant. General duties and responsibilities are serving at the information desk and assisting library patrons. The Evening Library Assistant will work two weekday evenings. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve at the information desk and assist library patrons
  • Answer questions concerning library resources and services, including use of the library catalog, databases, and discovery layer
  • Administer and maintain aspects of the print collection
  • Assist in preparing timely and relevant library displays
  • Supporting role in cataloging, including adding, editing, and deleting catalog information in MARC record format into Koha (integrated library system)
  • Responsibility for collection maintenance, including shelving library material, shelf-reading, shelf shifting, and weeding
  • Special and other projects or tasks assigned as necessary as they pertain to the goals and objectives of the library

Qualifications and Skills

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • Previous experience in a public, academic, or independent school library
  • Experience using an integrated library system 
  • Proficiency in other types of library technology, especially library databases and discovery products
  • Positive attitude, strong customer service skills, attention to detail, and an ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse, collaborative environment and interact effectively with faculty, staff, colleagues, and academically motivated high school students

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