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City of Chicopee Library Associate in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Library Associate Position Title: Library Associate Department: Chicopee Public Library Employment Status Non-Exempt; Full-Time Salary: $17.28 per hour Certifications/Licenses: HS Diploma; AS or BS preferred SUMMARY The Chicopee Public Library is hiring a Library Associate to be responsible for performing a variety of library circulation and clerical procedures with a high degree of public contact. Specific duties may vary due to grade and/or location. ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE Charges, discharges and renews books, and other library holdings at the public service desk using an automated circulation system Receives incoming calls providing routine information or refers and transfers calls Assists customers with directional-type questions and refers inquiries to reference services Follows prescribed routine in receiving compensation for overdue, damaged or lost library items Sorts materials into bins for interlibrary loan, as needed Assists in assuring accurate library shelving by shelf-reading and re-shelving of materials, as needed Other responsibilities as required QUALIFICATIONS To be minimally qualified for this position, one must meet the following criteria: High school diploma, Associate's or Bachelor's preferred Prior Library experience preferred Experience using C/WMARS circulation system, strongly preferred SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION The City of Chicopee provides its employees (contingent upon employment status) with a robust benefits package which include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick-Time, Life Insurance, Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Retirement Saving Plans, a Pension Plan, Employee Discounts, and more. This is a full time, 35 hour work week position. This role is classified as Grade A02, with a minimum starting pay of $17.28 per hour with periodic step and pay increases upon continuous completion of employment with the City of Chicopee.