PT Adult Information Specialists — The Moffat Library of Washingtonville

The Moffat Library of Washingtonville, a busy, recently-renovated and expanded public library located in Orange County, New York, and serving a population of 25,238 residents, is seeking two (2) individuals to join us as part-time Adult Information Specialists working primarily at our Adult reference desk with occasional Children’s & Teens desk shifts.

PT Adult Information Specialists 

$19.00/hour (for paraprofessional) - $22.00/hour (for individual w/ MLIS degree)  

Hours: Tuesdays 5-8pm; Thursdays 10am-3pm & 5-8pm; Saturdays 10am-5pm 

Hours: Currently looking for Tuesday evenings; Thursday day & evening shifts; & Saturday shifts for 5 - 17 hours per week.  The library is open Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm; Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; & Sunday 12-5pm.   

Qualifications: strong customer service skills; flexibility; a positive attitude; an understanding and ability to work with people of all ages; knowledge of children’s, teen and adult literature; and a good working knowledge of and comfort with current technology and trends.  Experience in performing reference, reader's advisory and digital instruction for multiple age groups is a plus.  Knowledge of Sirsi-Dynix Symphony and Spanish language fluency a plus.

Requirements: Candidates must possess MLS/MLIS degree + NYS Public Librarian's Certificate at the time of appointment.  However, we are willing to train the right person and encourage current MLIS students to apply. 

Moffat Library is an equal opportunity employer. 

SALARY: $19.00/hour (for paraprofessional)-$22.00/hour (for MLIS graduates) depending on experience.   

BENEFITS: NYS Retirement System 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter & resume to Carol McCrosssen, Director, at: by May 24, 2023 or until the positions are filled. Please specify in Subject line: “Part-time Adult Info Specialist Position” 

Moffat Library of Washingtonville
6 W Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992 

[posted 05.15.2023]