HEPL Employment Opportunities and Hiring Policy
Thank you for your interest in Hamilton East Public Library. We are delighted you are considering joining our team of dedicated individuals.
HEPL is an equal opportunity employer and considers all individuals without regard to sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, participation in military service or any other protected status. HEPL will comply with its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
HEPL seeks qualified applicants through a variety of recruiting sources, including but not limited to educational institutions, online services and community organizations. Notices of open positions are distributed to all current HEPL employees.
Current Employment Opportunities:
SHELVING PAGE (Fishers-part time)
Fishers branch is currently seeking a part time (20 hour per week) Shelving Page to work primarily evenings and weekends.
SUMMARY: Shelves or files library materials in proper call number or alphabetical order and maintains the shelves.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Shelves or files returned library materials to correct location.
2. Checks assigned shelves for neatness and to insure that items are maintained in their proper
call number order.
3. Shifts shelves/collections as needed.
4. Checks for overdue materials, missing items, etc. as assigned by Circulation Manager.
5. Prepares carts of returned materials to be shelved.
6. Assists in emptying the conveyor belts and checking AV items for missing or
7. Pulls CDs and CD-ROMs for the clerks to check out to the public.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
8 Customer Service – Provide prompt, attentive, and friendly customer service in-person and by phone; represents the organization well; maintains personal accountability and ownership for providing excellent customer service; seeks and responds to feedback from customers to improve service; follows up and meets commitments; shows willingness to go out of his or her way to help customers.
8 Teamwork - Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment; collaborates with and supports coworkers by helping out where needed; creates and maintains positive relationships with coworkers; asks for and listens to coworker feedback and incorporates feedback into revised processes; completes work on time and with proper quality; supports cross-training and shares learning with others; understands we are all stewards of the taxpayers.
8 Communications and Media – Communicates ideas and thoughts clearly, accurately, and respectfully; listens to others and seeks to understand others’ perspectives; has knowledge of communication techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and educate using electronic media, including but not limited to email, internet, and social media sites.
8 Adaptability – Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities; open to change and variety within the workplace; works hard to implement successful change in areas of responsibility; recommends and implements changes to improve processes and customer service.
8 Image – Portrays a positive image of library; is a strong public ambassador and promotes library programs and services during customer interactions.
8 Technical – Proficiency in using computers and related software; experience with library management system software, including cataloging systems and public interface systems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perfrom the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee frequently is required to:
1. Stand, walk, sit
2. Use hands and fingers to handle books, paper technology
3. Speak and listen to others
4. See and read
5. Reach with hands and arms
6. Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
7. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Please complete the attached application below and submit to email@example.com no later than July 30th. Electronic submissions are required.