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"Enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery"

Do you want to accomplish important things in and for our community? Do you believe that libraries can change lives? If so, join our team of dedicated, passionate individuals. Excellent customer service is the number one priority for all ACPL positions. At ACPL, we believe that every staff member plays a key role in delivering top... quality service to the residents of Allen County. We are seeking individuals who are interested in helping ACPL further our mission of enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery.

Branch assistants provide excellent customer service and operational support in our library branches. A typical day involves assisting our customers with registering for library cards, answering general questions, checking library materials in and out and providing computer and technical assistance.

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This position is 28 hours per week. The work schedule is:

Mon - OFF

Tues - 9-6

Wed - 9-6

Thur - OFF

Fri - 9-6

Sat - 11-3

Diversity and Inclusion

ACPL is committed to nurturing a working environment that is inclusive and reflective of the diversity of Allen County. As such, we encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) to apply, in addition to members from other marginalized groups.

• High School Diploma or equivalent; AND one (1) year of customer service OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Compensation & Benefits
• Starting pay is $13.24 per hour and up based on related and comparable work experience
• Access to a Flexible Spending Account
• Employee Assistance Program
• Three weeks of vacation accrual
• One week pro-rated paid sick leave
• Pro-rated holiday pay
• Voluntary Term Life, Critical Illness and Accident insurance options
• 457b deferred compensation option
• Free parking

Physical Demands
• Mobility to work in an office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and push carts that may weigh up to 100 pounds; agility to bend, reach and climb; vision to read printed materials and computer screens; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.

Please upload a resume with the application.

This job will remain open until filled.

Everyone belongs at the Allen County Public Library. We are on a mission to recognize, cultivate, and celebrate diversity. We offer collections, services, programs, assistance, and spaces that enrich and reflect our community. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive workforce and establishing ourselves as a communal space of respect, safety, and service. All are welcome to pursue lifelong learning and discovery at ACPL regardless of identity, origin, ability, religion, race, culture, socioeconomic status, age, or other differences.

The Allen County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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