Ruth Enlow Library Hiring Associate

Library Associate – 40 hours per week with benefits at the Ruth Enlow Library in Oakland.  Starting pay is $14.50/hr.


  • Plans, publicizes and hosts programs and events under the direction of the Programming Supervisor.
  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services to the public.
  • Collects, compiles and organizes information and materials.
  • Performs all of the duties of a Library Assistant as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.


Skills Required:

  • Integrity and conscientious character
  • Ability to work with people of diverse needs and backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexibility and creativity in accomplishing tasks.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to work evening and Saturday hours required


Education Level:  Bachelor’s degree required.  Successful applicant must apply to Library Associates Training Institute within 6 months of starting employment per COMAR §23-406.  Previous library experience preferred.


Resume required.  Applications are available at all public libraries in Garrett County. Deadline for applications and resumes is August 21, 2020.