Employment Opportunity: Library Assistant/Clerk – Lansingburgh Branch

Library Assistant/Clerk

Part time (approx. 20 hrs. per week), some evenings and weekends. This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks. The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the Branch Librarian. Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Telephone answering
  • Checking out and clearing library materials
  • Patron registration
  • Managing fine and fee collection
  • Shelving library materials
  • Answering directional inquiries
  • Opening and closing the building
  • Other related duties assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: high school diploma or equivalency
  • Experience: no previous library experience is necessary.

Work Schedule:  Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings & weekends.

Salary: $12.05 per hour


Dale LaGue, Lansingburgh Branch Manager
Troy Public Library
27 114th Street
Troy, N.Y. 12180

This is a civil service position and appointment is provisional. The successful candidates must take an exam when it becomes available.