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Administrative & Programs Assistant

FOLMC is seeking an assistant to provide support for our administrative functions and programs. This position works closely with the Operations Coordinator and the Programs & Membership Coordinator.

Preferred candidates are passionate about the value of libraries and have a desire to serve the Montgomery County community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily office support including answering phones, directing messages and inquiries to appropriate staff, responding to general inquiries via phone, email, and in person; processing documents and mail; maintaining paper and electronic filing systems.
  • Assist with bookkeeping tasks including correct routing of paperwork and filing for accounts payable and receivable.
  • Assist with the organization and implementation of events and outreach activities, in the office and at event sites.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience managing an office or providing operational assistance, with experience in a nonprofit membership organization preferred.
  • Professional demeanor and the highest level of discretion in the management of confidential information.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a confident and friendly manner.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, open-office environment and collaborate with others.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work independently on projects and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS OneDrive and/or Google Drive. Experience with databases and website development a plus.

This position is part-time at 25 hours per week with the opportunity to become a full-time position at 40 hours per week. The usual part-time hours will be 12:00-5:00 p.m. and occasional evenings and weekends. The job location will be the FOLMC administrative office and event sites. Transportation to event sites is reimbursable but not provided and sites may not be easily accessible by public transportation. This position will not have the ability to work remotely.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to staff@folmc.org.

 

Bookstore Clerk/Cashier

The Bookstore Clerk/Cashier is a part-time position that provides customer assistance and processes bookstore inventory, under the supervision of the Bookstore Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handles customer transactions; including tallying merchandise purchased, operating cash register, receiving payment, making correct change, ensuring adequate change in drawer, following opening and closing procedures for cash register, reconciling cash, check, and charges to register totals
  • Provides customer service to bookstore patrons; including assisting general public with bookstore information, placing holds, answering the telephone, taking messages, and handling complaints
  • Processes donations; including sorting, pricing, shelving, weeding, and displaying merchandise
  • Maintains bookstore in neat and orderly fashion; including general clean up and equipment maintenance

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Support and coordinate with bookstore volunteers to maintain functioning store environment
  • Demonstrates a commitment to FOLMC goals and mission
  • Other related duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and one year retail sales and/or cashiering experience. Excellent customer service skills. Prior experience with POS technology, equipment and standard operating procedures. Knowledge of proper cash handling methods, basic arithmetic, customer service and telephone techniques, and effective oral communication.

Hours:  15-20 hours per week (variable hours including evenings and weekends)

Supervision:  The Bookstore Clerk/Cashier is supervised and evaluated by the Bookstore Manager.

To apply, visit one of our bookstores for an application. Click here for locations.

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