Job: Administrative Specialist I

General Information
Position:
Administrative Specialist I

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$13.49 - $17.40

Job Category:
Technical Services

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

Description:

Administrative Specialist I (Working Title:  Technical Services Delivery Specialist):  This is a Technical Services administrative specialist position responsible for receiving library materials and preparing library materials for transit to the libraries.  In the team environment employees will participate in setting unit, library, and system goals, contribute to decision making and evaluation of progress. Employees will collaborate with co-workers to support the team process.  

Duties:

Customer Service

  • Implements standards of service that ensure the prompt and efficient resolution of each inquiry from internal and external customers, delivered with the utmost courtesy and respect.
  • Keeps abreast of developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries.
  • Provides information to internal customers as needed.
  • Attends library team meetings.
  • Provides assistance at service desks and to other sections as needed.
  • Represents Sarasota County to library users.

Collection Development/Maintenance

  • Receives and verifies deliveries of all materials against order/packing slips and invoices.
  • Performs routine problem solving with deliveries.
  • Compiles and logs receipt  information  regarding shipping errors, missing or damaged items.
  • Prepares items for processing.
  • Performs and oversees security tagging of all materials.
  • Sets all materials ready to be shipped to library locations to In Transit codes and prepares for courier deliveries.

Staff Development

  • Participates as a member or Team Leader in assigned short-term special projects.
  • Participates in cross training in other sections and aids in cross training in their section.
  • Provides opportunities for continuing professional development of self and others, especially in acquiring relevant understanding and skills.

Administration

  • Attends annual cash management training and assists in all areas of business unit cash management as required.

Education:

Minimum Qualifications:  A High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education and 0 - 2 years business-related experience or exposure.  Possesses an aptitude and willingness to learn.

 

Job Competencies:  Effective verbal and written communication skills.  Knowledge of standard library procedures. Skill in operating computers and standard office equipment.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to work productively in a team environment.  Responds appropriately to controversy or sensitive issues, places priority on responses to internal/external issues.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-15-2017

Application deadline:
05-26-2017

Apply at:
https://www.scgov.net/HR/Pages/CareerOpportunities.aspx

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources Administration

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
1660 Ringling Blvd.

City:
Sarasota

Zip:
34236

County:
Sarasota


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources

Address:
1660 Ringling Blvd.

City:
Sarasota

State:
FL

Zip:
34236

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Alexce Douville

Contact Email:
adouville@scgov.net

Contact Phone:
941 861-5450

Contact Fax:
941 861-5200

How to apply

Please apply online:  https://www.scgov.net/HR/Pages/CareerOpportunities.aspx


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