The Paul Sawyier Public Library is seeking a full-time outreach librarian to deliver library materials to homebound individuals and senior residents and facilities. See complete description below.
Send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to Jessica Whittaker, Human Resources Administrator, Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. Completed applications, resumes and letters may also be dropped off at the front desk of the Library. Emailed copies may be sent to JessicaW@pspl.org. NO phone calls please.
Paul Sawyier Public Library
Performs duties related to senior and homebound
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Selects and recommends library materials for delivery to senior and homebound patrons
Makes deliveries of library materials to individuals and senior facilities
Expands and develops the delivery program
Performs support functions relative to outreach programming and main library operations
Maintains a positive and friendly attitude when dealing with the public
Other duties as assigned
Have and maintain a driver’s license and a clear driving record
Bachelor’s degree preferred, 2 years of college and 2 years related experience; or related experience
Ability to comprehend and execute written and oral instructions, write correspondence, effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations
The physical demands are significant: gathering books, loading and unloading book deliveries, trips in and out of residences and facilities, lifting and moving books, pushing carts loaded with books
As part of the job, become certified with the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
A genuine appreciation and affinity for working with seniors
Competitive salary based on education and experience. Retirement, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance.