Job: Library Assistant

General Information
Position:
Library Assistant

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$ 26,312.00 - $ 40,144.00 annually

Job Category:
Technical Services

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

Description:
Position Specific

Support Services and Collection Development (Position #M0992-004)

Provide support service for tagging hard-copy resources; in addition to, collection acquisition and ordering. Perform copy-cataloging functions, work with OCLC bibliographic records, export records into database, print labels for all in-house processed items and apply RDA standards in cataloging editing decisions. Order supplies and repackage and label damaged items. Receive and invoice incoming materials, clear damaged  discs using the buffing machine, upload vendor record and sort and research gift materials.

General Information

This classification performs various public library functions under professional librarian guidance. This is paraprofessional work involving responsibility for the assigned area of responsibility and may be required to assign and oversee the work of others.
 
Working Conditions
Indoor/Office situation; high noise environment while performing certain responsibilities. Lifting equipment up to 25 lbs. alone; up to 50 lbs. with assistance.
 
Job Duties
 
Essential Functions
 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.
 
Applies working knowledge of basic library practices, procedures and related equipment.     
 
May serve in the capacity of “backup supervisor” in the absence of the Branch/Section Supervisor. Duties to include, overseeing library departmental functions and making appropriate decisions.
 
May be required to assign and oversee the work of others.
 
Communicates clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; interprets library policies/procedures to the general public and staff in a clear and tactful manner; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with staff and the general public.
 
Covers the public desk as assigned.
 
May lead or assist with public computer classes and equipment/material instruction.
 
May participate in acquisition and cataloging functions.
 
May arrange branch exhibits and displays and programming for all age groups.
 
May prepare draft press releases for the branch supervisor.
 
May prepare statistical and other monthly/annual reports.
 
Serves on in-house committees as required.
 
May perform interlibrary loan processing.
 
Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required.

Education:
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Minimum of one (1) year of customer service experience. Prior library experience desired. Prior lead or supervisory experience desired. Must be able to work rotating schedule, including days, nights and weekends. Valid driver's license with valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
 

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
10-06-2017

Application deadline:
10-17-2017

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/manateecounty/jobs/1866413/library-assistant?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Central Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
1301 Barcarrota Blvd. West

City:
Bradenton

Zip:
34205

County:
Manatee


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Manatee County Public Library System

Address:
1301 Barcarrota Blvd. West

City:
Bradenton

State:
FL

Zip:
34205

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Lorrie See

Contact Email:
lorrie.see@mymanatee.org

Contact Phone:
941-748-5555 ext. 6303

Contact Fax:
941-749-7191

How to apply

Please apply online at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/manateecounty


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