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Gibson Library is Hiring a Library Aide; Apply by August 13


Library Aide – Charles W. Gibson Public Library

Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Library Board 105 East Main Street Buckhannon, WV 26201. Applications will be accepted until August 13th.

Hours of Work:

  • Part time, up to 18 hours-per-week, available to work afternoons and Saturdays
  • No benefits


  • $9.25/HOUR

General Description:

  • Performs a variety of library circulation and clerical tasks with a heavy concentration on public contact


  • High school graduate
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to learn Dewey Decimal system, circulation system software, and library circulation policies and procedures
  • Ability to create courteous, pleasant first impression of the library
  • Ability to establish good patron rapport
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons at the same time
  • Basic typing/computer skills
  • Able to regularly lift up to 25 lbs.
  • One year clerical or library experience (preferred)

Specific Duties:

  • Performs all circulation duties using computerized system
    • Check materials in/out, Renew materials, Place holds on materials
    • Issue new and update existing patron cards
  • Performs all opening/closing procedures
  • Notifies patrons about reserved materials
  • Answers phone call as necessary
  • Performs basic reference work
  • Assists patrons in locating library materials through public online catalog, Overdrive (eBook catalog), or Inter-Library Loan
  • Shelves materials and check shelves for accuracy
  • Performs any duties designated by library staff in assigned work areas

Visit the Gibson Library website to learn more!