• Internship
  • Part Time
  • Basking Ridge NJ
  • $15.00 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $15.00 per hour

Website The Pingry School

K-12 Independent school

LIBRARY INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY

The Pingry School is currently seeking 2 library interns for the 2022-23 academic year. One intern will support the Lower School Library (Grades K – 5) at Pingry’s Short Hills Campus. The second will support the CB Newton Library (Grades 6 – 12) at Pingry’s Basking Ridge Campus. The role of the Library Intern is to support the day-to-day functions of the library under the direction of the library team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary duties of the Library Intern will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist students and faculty with check-in/check-out operations and the use of print and digital resources.
  • Assist in the maintenance of student library use records including overdue notices.
  • Assist with supervision of students using the library.
  • Organize and shelve materials and conduct shelf reading procedures.
  • Assist in weeding the collection, reorganizing, and withdrawing library materials.
  • Help to prepare window displays and shelf displays, and maintain an attractive, orderly library.
  • Help prepare for special events, ie. Book Fair, author visits, Read-Ins, etc.

CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
The Library Intern is involved in customer service, and some of the specific skills and abilities needed to be successful include:

  • Effective Communication Skills – Communicate clearly both orally and in writing.  Exercise tact, good judgment, and initiative in dealing with students and faculty.
  • Proficient Computer Skills – Successfully perform basic search and retrieval of information functions using a variety of library databases. Proficiency in the use of Google Apps for Education.
  • Effective Organizational Skills – Establish priorities and organize work and give attention to detail. Meet timelines and schedules. Perform several tasks concurrently.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Interact successfully in a friendly and helpful manner with faculty, staff, and students.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Enrolled in or completed a 4-year degree program.
Previous relevant experience in an educational or library setting is an asset.
Strong interest in Library Media/Library Studies.

WORK HOURS
Up to 20 hours per week between the hours of 8am-4pm
Salary $15/hour

To apply for this job email your details to dmirliss@pingry.org