Job: Library Assistant I

General Information
Position:
Library Assistant I

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$10.26

Job Category:
Circulation

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

MAJOR FUNCTION

Specialized technical and clerical support and public contact work, using personal computers and an online cataloging and circulation system.

Work requires independent judgment and action within well-established policies and procedures. Work also requires a high-level of customer service

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 Position is under the direct supervision of the circulation manager.

 Work with patrons and maintain a high level of customer service even in difficult situations.

 Work with computerized circulation software and other library databases and websites

 Maintains the operation of the circulation desk according to established procedures.

 Checks out books and other materials. Processes new library cards. Maintains records of fines and fees.

 Maintains orderly flow of returned materials; shelves books, replace other materials. Process library materials. Empties book drop.

 Assist in the search and recovery of library materials.

 Monitors and replenishes supplies from centralized stock for staff and patrons.

 Assist with programs and special projects. Assist with computers and computer sign-ups.

 Preforms related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public.

 Ability to work in a team environment and to adapt to changes in the library environment.

 Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures and to utilize computer equipment, the Internet, and new technologies in performance of day-to-day work.

 Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

 Knowledge of the services and operations of the libraries. Knowledge of standard clerical methods and practices. Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays.


Education:

Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by computer keyboarding courses, training or experience.

 Two (2) years of specific experience with library automation systems.

 A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-23-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://mygulfport.us/human-resources/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Gulfport Public Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
5501 28th Ave South

City:
Gulfport

Zip:
33707

County:
Pinellas


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Gulfport Public Library

Address:
5501 28th Ave South

City:
Gulfport

State:
FL

Zip:
33707

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Shannon Farrell, HR Officer

Contact Email:
sfarrell@mygulfport.us

Contact Phone:
727-893-1021

Contact Fax:

How to apply

City of Gulfport Application can be found at: http://mygulfport.us/human-resources/

 

Please fill out the application forms in their entirety in order to be considered for this position. 


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