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Library Associate - Main Library

Library Associate – 36 hours per week with benefits at the Ruth Enlow Library in Oakland.  Starting pay is $16.50/hr. 


  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services to the public.
  • Collects, compiles and organizes information and materials.
  • Assists Executive Assistant with purchase order requests
  • Monitoring inventory at Main Library and maintaining records
  • Conducts bank deposits for the Library
  • Plans, publicizes and hosts programs and events under the direction of the Programming Supervisor.
  • Performs all of the duties of a Library Assistant as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Skills Required: 

  • Integrity and conscientious character 
  • Ability to work with people of diverse needs and backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexibility and creativity in accomplishing tasks. 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Willingness to work evening and Saturday hours required

Education Level:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Successful applicant must apply to Library Associates Training Institute within 6 months of starting employment per COMAR §23-406.  Previous library experience preferred.

Resume required.  Applications are available at all public libraries in Garrett County. Deadline for applications and resumes is June 21, 2024.   


Posting Start Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2024
Posting Closing Date: 
Friday, June 21, 2024
Oakland (Main)
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