LIBRARY ASSISTANT I
Part time averages approximately
10-13 hours per week. Shifts may vary. Must be high
JOB TITLE: Library
SUMMARY: This is a permanent part-time
position, is scheduled for no less than 10 hours per week and
no more than 34 hours per week, will include some evening and weekend hours, and
may require working alone at one of our branch locations. Under the general
supervision of a Library Assistant II, performs routine library tasks, including
a variety of technological and public service duties, requiring considerable
OF DUTIES: Checks materials in and out at the Circulation Desk; advises patrons
concerning the library, its services and resources; explains the use of the
online catalog, databases, 24/7 reference and other resources and services as
necessary; answers reference questions; provides reader’s advisory services;
assists patrons in locating
materials; collects and accounts for fines and other money; assists in the use
of the copier and other equipment. Additional duties may be assigned based on
skills and quality of work.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge
of general clerical methods and procedures.
Good knowledge of general
library methods and procedures; some knowledge of library materials. Solid
knowledge of computer applications and willingness to learn new technologies.
to communicate effectively in English; ability to instruct others in the use of
library facilities and services; ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with other employees; ability to meet the public and
assist them in locating materials of interest; ability to learn classification
system and library arrangement. Well developed interpersonal skills with adults
and children required.
AND TRAINING: Qualifications include one
year of work experience dealing with the public or substituting completion of
course work or training in office, computer, or library practices and
principles. VALNet system experience recommended.
High school diploma or equivalent required. College-level course work preferred.
Beginning wage is $10.00/hour