Part Time Librarian

The Olean Public Library is seeking a part time librarian to provide reference service and computer instruction.

• Provide reference and readers’ advisory service
• Provide instruction in both print and electronic resources
• Provide individual assistance and instruction, including one-on-one computer tutoring, to meet the needs and abilities of patrons using the library’s public computer center. Areas of instruction will include, but not be limited to, the following: basic computer skills; setting up and using e-mail; searching the Internet; and using Microsoft Office applications.
• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:
• Strong public service orientation
• Tact and courtesy in dealing with the public
• Excellent computer skills
• Ability to communicate library policies and procedures to the public
• Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Includes some evenings and weekends.

ALA accredited MLS and NYS Public Librarian Certificate preferred, but will consider a student enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school.

Position available immediately. Resumes accepted until position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to:

Kim Mahar
Assistant Director
Olean Public Library
134 N. 2nd Street
Olean, NY 14760