Applications for employment must meet the specified requirements as advertised. The Library will only accept applications for positions when there are vacancies to be filled or when an eligibility list must be established.
LIBRARY ASSISTANT, LENDING SERVICES
Nature of Work
Provides circulation services to patrons at the Lending Services desk. Other responsibilities as assigned.
Materials check-in and check-out
Sort materials onto carts using Dewey and other categories
Renew and place holds on materials; collect fines
Process new library and computer cards and update patron records
Respond to phone queries and requests
Answer directional queries and refer informational queries to appropriate staff
May provide readers advisory
May process incoming and outgoing Minerva requests and organize items for pick-up
Open and close Lending Services area
Qualifications and Requirements of Work
Customer focused and friendly with good communication skills
Ability to use diplomacy and tact to establish and maintain relationships with library patrons and employees
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in a busy environment
Ability to take initiative
Careful attention to detail
Proficiency with automated library systems preferred
Graduation from high school
Ability to withstand long periods of standing and walking
Ability to perform tasks requiring some bending, lifting, pushing, and walking
Sufficient manual dexterity, ability to speak, hear and vision to use computers and perform other job-specific tasks
This part-time position (6.5 hrs/wk) is 2 evenings/wk. Additional Sunday and/or substitute hours also an option.
Pay rate: $14.57 per hour
Please email resume and cover letter to Pam Jenkins at email@example.com. Reviews begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.