Library Technical Assistant Job Description Sample
Library Assistant - Library & Archives Paraprofessional 2
This position is responsible for the acquisition and cataloging of print and digital materials and the de-acquisition of materials and related electronic records. This position also functions as an assistant to the Circulation Supervisor by staffing the library circulation desk, providing customer service to students and faculty, and assisting students with basic library research needs. This position oversees the work of work-study students in the absence of the Circulation Supervisor. The goals of the position are to enhance physical access to the library's collections and provide a positive experience for library customers. This position reports to the Library Director.
Perform cataloging of print, visual, and audio materials and electronic book content.
Complete and upgrade records that require classification, subject analysis, and extensive descriptive changes. Correct and/or add subjects or classifications to general copy cataloging to enhance access to collections.
Perform acquisition of print and electronic periodicals, to include identification of suppliers, correspondence with publishers and vendors, and keeping selectors informed of, and making recommendations on, available materials. Add and modify periodical records with library's service provider.
Provide support to faculty librarians in collection weeding. De-acquisition materials and related records from library database and library's service provider (OCLC).
Perform customer service functions at the circulation desk (checking out and checking in library materials and resolving customer concerns).
Provide basic software support for students using library PCs and equipment, answer basic directional and research questions.
Support the Circulation Supervisor in daily operation of online circulation system, running regular reports, clearing blocks from the college registration database, cashiering and monitoring of cash receipts/funds.
Oversees work of work-study students in absence of Circulation Supervisor.
Manage the sale of donated and surplus books through the Library's Amazon account, maintain records of sales and provide Library Director with periodic reports on sales.
Performs related duties as assigned.
High School graduate or equivalent
Three years full-time library experience
Associate degree in library technology from an accredited college or university
One year of technical experience in the functional operations of a library.
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience working in a library in a higher education setting.
One year of progressively responsible experience working with library technical services with SIRSI/DYNIX.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
Successfully pass a criminal background check.
Ability/willingness to stand for long periods of time.
Ability/willingness to lift and stack books onto high shelves weighing up to 25lbs.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST DEMONSTRATE
Knowledge of library organization, practices and technical procedures in library material acquisition, bibliographic control, circulation, and reference techniques.
Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.
Ability to effectively communicate information for the purpose of having others learn, understand, and apply specific principles, techniques, or information.
Capability to use data and information in a clear and rational thought process to assess and understand issues, evaluate options, form accurate conclusions, and make decisions.
Knowledge of appropriate modules within the library integrated library system.
Ability to interact courteously with customers and work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to use and explain information tools and resources.
Willingness to accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work.
Communication effectiveness by conveying clear, timely, and persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others.
Complete application packages must include the following.
Tacoma Community College online application.
Cover letter and Resume.
Copies of transcripts for all accredited colleges and universities attended.
Terms of Employment
This is a full-time 10-month cyclic position working during library open hours. Specific hours to be determined with some evening hours and occasional weekends required. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet business needs. The salary range for this position is $2,523.00 to $3,249.00 per month DOQ/DOE.The cyclic schedule will include periods of leave without pay for approximately two weeks in September, three weeks in December, one week in March, and two weeks in August. The College offers a generous benefits package to include: life, health, dental and long-term disability insurance, retirement, vacation leave, sick leave and holiday pay. A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees or payment of a service fee is available within 30 calendar days of employment. The layoff unit for this position is "All Other WFSE Classified". Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National Student Clearinghouse.
Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title II and Title IX, 253-566-5050; Dolores Haugen, Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6090. Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement may not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466
Library Media Assistant
Degree: High School graduate & 60 College credit hours Preferred Experience: Some knowledge of library organization; some experience with computers and technology; Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; technical aptitude; clerical skills.
Perform daily routine work necessary to the operation of the media center; supervise students using the media center; provide technological assistance; provide clerical services.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:LIBRARY MEDIA SERVICES* * *
Library Media Assistant
Library Media Assistant at North Middle School
7.5 hours per day
An interest in working with students and staff in an educational setting
Experience with and knowledge of library organization including Destiny
Computer experience essential
Strong technology skills
Able to multi-task
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Conducts the unique duties and responsibilities of the position:
Guides the day-to-day activity and operation of the library.
Provides informal instruction of library skills as needed to both students and staff.
Prepares and maintains print and non-print materials for circulation.
Encourages library usage through displays, bulletin boards, and announcements.
Performs clerical duties (i.e., typing, covering/repairing books, and scheduling the center for classes and events).
Discharges duties pertaining to the library automation system (i.e., checking items in and out, re-shelving items, and generating overdue notices).
Promotes reading with students by providing storytelling, read a-louds, and/or reading activities to students during scheduled library (teacher-planning) times.
Manages library equipment, including computers (i.e., labeling, scheduling, inventorying, trouble-shooting).
Inventories building technology materials
Performs other duties as assigned by the teacher librarian or principal.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently walk, stoop, bend, and sit. Typically the duties are performed indoors where the noise level in the work environment ranges from mild to loud.
The Sioux City Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas: Business & Marketing, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, and Industrial Arts, Technology, & PLTW.
The Sioux City Community School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is an unfair or discriminatory practice for any educational institution to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (for employment), national origin, religion, age (for employment), disability, socioeconomic status (for programs), marital status (for programs), or veteran status (for employment) in its educational programs and its employment practices.
Inquiries or grievances, including Section 504 grievances and grievances under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, may be directed to Jen Gomez, Director of Student Services & Equity Education at 627 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101, (712) 279-6075, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see District Board policies 103 and 504.4 for additional information on available grievance procedures.
Library Assistant (Apply Directly To Platte River Academy. Do NOT Apply Online With Dcsd)
If you leave your computer and return later, you may time out. REMINDER: Current DCSD employees must apply through their district log-on, this application is for external candidates only! Job Posting Title:Library Assistant (Apply directly to Platte River Academy.
Do NOT apply online with DCSD)
This position assists the lead librarian and classroom teachers in providing literacy and research enrichment to students and manages day-to-day operations of the school library. Independently conducts literacy activities for grades K-2 on a weekly fixed schedule. Coordinates library activities and provides information support.
Processes and circulates library materials. Provides literacy guidance and enrichment to students. Develops and promotes good community relations among various school and community clientele.
Position Specific Information (if Applicable): Responsibilities • Perform general library tasks, including cataloging, circulating, and shelving library materials; repairing print books; and providing routine assistance to students and teachers. • Assist the lead librarian and educators in maintaining supportive learning environments in accordance with information literacy/research standards as needed to support lesson plans and reading advocacy; supervise students in the library with lead librarian, classroom teacher, or classroom aide present. • Explain basic use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide library resource location, data search and service assistance to students and teachers. • Assists students and teachers with use of library technology; performs basic technology troubleshooting on library Chromebooks. • Prepares overdue notices, collects fees for lost/damaged books, and keeps related records in accordance to school procedures. • Participate in collection development and corresponding budgeting activities. • Conducts full inventory of materials in accordance with established school and district procedures every two years. • Schedules and supports activities for the library program which may include book fairs, author days, reading promotions, and school-wide literacy events under the guidance and direction of the lead librarian. • Coordinate and manage library volunteers. • Participates in ongoing professional development appropriate to the position. • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Evaluation and Compensation - The employment cycle is as follows: o Annual Evaluations – Spring/Summer o Mid-Year Evaluations (if needed) – Winter o Contract Period – August 1 through July 31 o Job Classification – Non-Exempt o Part-time – 20 hours per week – .5 FTE Application Instructions: Please submit resume and cover letter to: email@example.com with “Classified Librarian” in the Subject line.
You may also mail documents to: Platte River Academy, Attn: Becky Bonner, 4085 Lark Sparrow Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126.
To learn more about Platte River Academy, visit: www.PRAk8.org. Platte River Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis or race, age, gender, religious or sexual orientation.
--- Perform necessary and appropriate record keeping.
Perform inventory of all Library Media Center equipment and materials. --- May be responsible for selecting, evaluating and ordering Library Media Center equipment, physically processes AV and computer equipment for the library. --- Maintain and troubleshoot library computer hardware, software, audiovisual and multimedia equipment, performing minor repairs as necessary, following District procedures for services and maintenance of electronic equipment. --- Monitor and maintain the automated library CIRC/CAT system. --- Assist with the use and management of the Library Media Center instructional software systems including CD ROMS, electronic databases, word processing programs, Internet access and information retrieval in accordance with District policy. --- Assist with the supervision, management, instruction and activities in the Library Media Center as appropriate. --- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. --- Serve as a resource person for Library Media Center materials and services, coordinating and communicating with the school community as appropriate. --- Assist in the training, scheduling and management of student assistants and community volunteers in the Library Media Center. --- Assist in the management of the Library Media Center collection, including circulation responsibilities, and the technical processing of print and non-print materials. Certifications: Education:High School or Equivalent (Required) Position Type:Charter School Primary Location:PLATTE RIVER ACADEMY One Year Only (Yes or No):No Scheduled Hours Per Week:20 FTE:0.5 Approx Scheduled Days Per Year: (260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)185 Work Days Minimum Hire Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)$12.25 USD Hourly Maximum Hire Rate: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)$15.38 USD Hourly Full Salary Range: (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)$12.25 USD - $18.50 USD Hourly Closing Date (Ongoing if No Date Specified): Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).June 21, 2019
Library Shelving Assistant - Intermittent
POSTING TYPE: External
- Open Competitive
HOURS: Intermittent - hours worked will not exceed 14 hours per week
HIRING RANGE: $10.25 per hour
LOCATION: Various throughout Dakota County
CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on May 31, 2019
Come join us at Dakota County and "Be more"! The work County government does is unique. You will not be just another employee; you'll be a valued employee making a difference in the lives of Dakota County residents every single day.
The Dakota County Library promotes lifelong learning for all ages of Dakota County residents. To support this initiative the County has libraries in the following communities: Burnsville, Farmington. Apple Valley, Lakeville, Inver Grove Heights, Hastings, Rosemount, West St Paul and Eagan. Library Shelving Assistants prepare, sort, place and maintain library materials in the correct location so that these materials may be retrieved by patrons and staff.
This list may be used to fill positions at any of the 9 locations within our library system. We currently have openings at the Eagan, Apple Valley, West St Paul and Farmington locations.
- Minimum 15 years of age.
- Knowledge or proficiency (ability to read, write and/or speak) in a secondary language,
- Experience working with diverse populations and customers
Duties & Responsibilities
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required for all positions.
1.Accurately shelves materials according to department guidelines.
2.Sets up carts in preparation for shelving.
3.Reads shelves to assure that books and materials are maintained in the proper location.
4.Helps maintain a neat and orderly library appearance by picking up books and materials from tables and shelves. Performs clean-up duties at closing.
5.Shifts books and materials during the shelving process and for special projects as directed.
6.Empties book drop, sort return bins and delivery.
7.Searches shelves for items on computer-generated lists; files customer hold items.
8.Performs related work as apparent or assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Duties 1-6 are essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities and Work Environment
Knowledge of alphabetical and Dewey decimal classification system.
Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to handle heavy book carts and boxes.
Ability to work independently.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed within the County Library system. Operation of office equipment such as personal computers, telephone, adding machine, photocopier and fax machines. Lifting requirement of up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis, frequent lifting, bending, reaching, pulling and/or pushing book carts, exerting force up to 50 pounds.
SELECTION PROCESS: The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a rating of your training and experience from the application materials submitted. The top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.
Dakota County Employee Relations
Main Number 651.438.4435 (contact 8 a.m.
4:30 p.m. Monday
FLAGSTAFF UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1
FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER TUTOR
(Open to Current FUSD Certified Employees Only)
Position Title: FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER TUTOR
Department/Section: Educational Enrichment
Supervisor: Director of Educational Enrichment
Schedule: 4 to 8 hours/week (Typically Monday through Thursday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. - variable)
DUTIES: Provide instruction/training in specific academic areas needed by students K-12. May include homework assistance, but successful candidates will also be able to provide strong intervention/skill development in the content area(s) selected.
Specific training or job experience required before appointment.
Experience teaching the specific skills/content areas required.
Ability to interact positively with children ages 5-18 and to serve as a strong role model.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
Current Arizona Teaching Certificate
Only current FUSD certified teachers will be eligible for these tutoring positions.
Assistant Director, Library
The Assistant Director assists the Library Director in planning short and long range goals and objectives, implementing library services, developing budgets, proposing policies, administration of personnel, payroll functions, health and retirement benefits; and helps oversee management of entire library system to ensure excellent customer service through effective staffing, collection development, technology applications, facilities maintenance and improvements, marketing, and workplace safety.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administers personnel functions by updating and keeping employees' files current and accurate, receiving applications and interviewing with department and managers; maintains confidentiality and uses appropriate judgment in handling information and personnel records
Attends Library Board of Trustee meetings and Friends of the Augusta Library Board meetings in the absence of the Director; acts as recording secretary for the Board of Trustee meetings
Directs the efficient, effective operation of the library services for Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System in the absence of the Director
Acts as liaison with the City Human Resources Department and serves as the benefits coordinator for the library system
Assists with yearly budget planning and preparations, recordkeeping, audits, submissions of reports, and grants
Works with county government, library boards, friends groups and other community, school, and institutional groups to develop plans for libraries
Supervises and evaluates the administration staff and custodians at the Headquarters Library
Prepares, reviews, and approves payroll in the absence of the official timekeepers according to the payroll guideline standards; reviews library expenditures prepared by Fiscal Officer and co-signs checks to vendors in the absence of the library director
Oversees facilities maintenance according to the established policies and procedures of Augusta Richmond County Risk Management Department
Assists branch managers with planning, organizing, and coordinating strong programs for Richmond County
Education: Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university.
Experience: Six (6) years in public libraries to include organizational, administrative, personnel management, accounting, recordkeeping, customer service, and computer skills.
Working knowledge of all aspects of public services in a public library system
Working knowledge of current practices in the field of human resources, and related laws and regulations
Basic knowledge of office, personnel, and accounting/bookkeeping practices and procedures
Ability to perform with minimum supervision, to work collaboratively in a team environment, and to demonstrate professional standards, good judgment, dependability, and timeliness in work environments
Working knowledge of print, non-print, digital, online databases, and information sources available from a wide variety of sources including publishers, the Internet, and library vendors
Ability to relate well to others assisting them in resolving problems and instilling in them a desire to succeed in their work
Ability to make decisions, to use good judgment, to organize activities, to handle difficult situations tactfully, to work with others, to handle details, and to supervise competently
Ability to make presentations, to speak in public, and to moderate discussions
Ability to work well under pressure and to adapt to a flexible schedule
Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
Good communication skills, both written and oral
Good organizational, computer, and technical skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team
Demonstrate the necessary supervisory, decision-making, leadership, team-building, and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrate sound judgment, resolve conflicts equitably, and maintaining a productive team environment
Mastery of operating audio-visual, standard office equipment, computers, and driving a large vehicle
Grade G-5 or higher from the Georgia State Board of Certification for Librarians. Must be obtained within thirty (30) days after the hire date.
Licensing: Possession of a of a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. OTHER
This position requires staff call up in an emergency situation.
Travel from office to other locations is less than 50%.
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Library Assistant 3 (6760C) #26831
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 05/20/2019
The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative high-density shelving facility for library materials belonging to the UC libraries in California. It is one of two shared facilities developed to store, preserve, and provide access to low-use library collections. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Deposit Services and the Access Services units are administrative units at the NRLF.
Process interlibrary lending requests using the University of California's (UC's) ILL Management system and OCLC's WorldShare ILL request service; provide documents to library patrons through a number of delivery systems; using Millennium ILS circulate material held at NRLF onsite and to libraries for use by their patrons or technical services staff; monitor Inventory Management System to provide access and service materials; provide public services and basic reference services to library patrons visiting the Facility; receive and process returned material; provide paging services for remote and onsite users as needed; perform duties pertaining to stack maintenance of library collections.
Recent experience working with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding bibliographic, item and holdings records.
Strong bibliographic searching skills and professional experience searching library catalogs and databases.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to interact with a diverse community of students, faculty, visitors and staff; excellent listening skills.
Demonstrated commitment to providing quality public service and ability to meet the demands at a circulation desk, deal with challenging situations and meet deadlines despite competing priorities.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with standard professional software, such as the MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat XPro, Google Drive, etc.
Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail & handle interruptions.
Ability to work independently, be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
Must be organized, work expeditiously, and handle heavy workloads.
Ability to work alone, as well as in a team.
Experience with Millennium ILS
Experience using Inventory Management System for high-density storage, WorldShare ILL, and Melvyl/WorldCat
Experience with document delivery processes.
Salary & Benefits
$21.24 - $24.15 per hour
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
Librarian IV - Assistant Regional Librarian - Ormond Beach Regional Library
The County of Volusia is seeking a highly motivated Librarian IV - Assistant Regional Librarian with a strong commitment to customer service for the Ormond Beach Regional Library to join our Library Services Division. In addition to providing high quality reference service, this individual will oversee daily operations of the library branch, to include, training of staff and supervision of their work, updating procedures, reporting statistics, monitoring facility maintenance needs, onsite supervision of contracted workers including security guards and cleaning vendor workers, lending and document delivery activities. Other responsibilities may include collection development, outreach, user education, creating tutorials, presenting webinars and classes. The Librarian IV will be responsible for overseeing the program planning for youth and adults.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Directs a major library service (Adult Reference, Children's, or Computer/AV) and accompanying staff within the regional branch; may oversee service at small, community branches.
Is responsible for the regional branch when the Regional Librarian is not present.
Develops, orders, and maintains library collections within established policy guidelines for assigned specialized area or branch.
Oversees, plans, promotes, and executes programs for children, teens, and/or adults.
Plans and attends outreach or other library promotional activities for children, teens, and/or adults.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of professional and/or paraprofessional employees.
Assists with recommending employee classifications, promotions, and other personnel activities within the branch.
May actively prepare, monitor, update, and approve employee schedules and work time in the County's electronic payroll system.
Responsible for the appearance, security, and reporting maintenance issues of a specialized area or branch.
Makes recommendations on policy and procedural changes.
Compiles formal and informal reports regarding progress toward library's general/specific objectives.
Receives reports from and coordinates activities of service or unit heads including scheduling and work assignments.
Markets the collection and the other library supported activities.
Participates in professional and community associations and organizations.
Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.
May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.
Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.
Participates in professional organizations.
Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related work as required.
Attends professional meetings pertaining to a specialized area of library service.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
May be assigned to other office locations based on operational needs.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program and three (3) years of professional library experience after the degree, including responsible supervisory or administrative work preferably as head of a library work unit or as assistant head of a branch. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire
NOTE: Must attach a copy of your MLS degree/transcript to your application
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of complex library functions and operations in multiple areas of specialized service.
Knowledge of the methods of analyzing library needs and reader interests, and other aspects of the information sciences.
Knowledge of library management and supervisory principles.
Advanced knowledge of library material selection standards and policies of the library system.
Customer service skills.
Skill in operating integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations.
Able to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs and outreach activities.
Able to offer age appropriate reader's advisory services.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to prepare and present reports.
Able to establish effective relationships with other library professionals, supervisors, administration, staff, public groups, children, teens, and other library patrons.
Able to keep abreast of current trends in library science.
Able to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.
Able to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
Able to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters.
Able to employ appropriate policies and procedures and to explain them to others.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to work under stressful conditions
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational need.
Physical Demands: Medium, repetitive work. Ability to see, hear and listen, talk; detailed finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity for fine print. Ability to lift and push 25+ pounds, carry, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing. Ability to perform basic mathematical and monetary functions.
Environmental demands: Inside work.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
FWS Library Technical Services Student Assistant
Pull/shelve books. Perform general library task and assist with projects as needed.
For more information, please contact Janice Coburn, Phone: (859) 218-1428, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Attention to detail. Good communication skills.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience
Prior library experience helpful, but not required.
Deadline to Apply 06/10/2019 University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.
We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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