Job Openings at BAPL


Title:  Branch Adult Services Technician
Department:  South Side Branch
Supervisor:  Branch Manager



  1. Bachelor’s degree or two-year Library Technical Certificate, or equivalent, plus two years of experience working in libraries
  2. Ability to work well with the public
  3. Reference skills, with proficiency in internet and online database searching
  4. Bilingual, with verbal and written fluency in Spanish and English, preferred
  5. Proficiency with the use of computers
  6. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with others in person, by telephone, and via email
  7. Ability to assist at the Circulation desk, as needed


The Branch Adult Services Technician’s responsibilities include general library tasks, customer service, reference, homebound delivery service, adult programming, outreach, and other special projects as assigned by the Branch Manager


  1. Manages the Homebound program
  2. Provides reference and reader’s advisory assistance to patrons
  3. Translates English language flyers into Spanish language
  4. Purchases materials for the English as a Second Language/Literacy Collection at the Branch
  5. Performs general duties at the Circulation desk
  6. Displays giveaway materials and posts informational library flyers
  7. Plans and facilitates adult programming
  8. Reads professional journals relating to position
  9. Other duties as assigned by supervisor 

 November 2021