Website Lighthouse Point City Library
Assist patrons of all ages with Library services including circulation, reader advisory, patron computers, software, eResources, and government forms. Provide customer service in person, by phone, or by email. Coordinate new materials requests including purchases and interlibrary loan services. Assist Librarians with the creation, presentation, and coordination of active and passive Library programs. Answer routine reference questions. Aid in the selection and deselection of Library materials. Gather and report performance statistics. Issue Library cards. Register patrons in Library programs or book study rooms. Instruct patrons on Library resources including eResources. Collect fines/fees and make change. Set-up rooms and equipment for patron use. Perform routine clerical tasks. Support opening and closing of City Hall and Library facilities. Other tasks/areas as assigned.
19 to 25 hours per week. Work schedule will include mornings, afternoons, nights, and weekends. Schedule may vary and include split shifts if needed
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree with training emphasis in Library science or allied field supplemented by 1 to 3 years of in-person patron/customer service; previous experience and/or training involving Library work, or any equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform essential public Library job functions. Students currently enrolled in undergraduate or an ALA Accredited Master’s Program are encouraged to apply.
Ability to think analytically. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present ideas clearly and concisely. Ability to make decisions, and interpret policies. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, volunteers, community agencies and the public. Ability to organize job duties and work independently. Ability to communicate confidently, articulately, and professionally verbally and in writing. Ability to multitask. Ability to use common software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, Overdrive, etc.). Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Ability to count change and handle money. Ability to place items in correct order (alphabetical, numerical, etc.). Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 25 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds on occasion. Ability to work with and troubleshoot office machines (i.e. copier, fax machine, scanner, etc.). Ability to apply Library policies and procedures. Ability to work as part of a team or on their own.
Before closing date, submit a completed general employment application with the job title to Human Resources/City Clerk's Office, 2200 NE 38 Street, Lighthouse Point, Florida 33064 or via email to LHPadmin@lighthousepoint.com. General Employment Applications are available in the City Clerk's Office or at https://www.lighthousepoint.com/DocumentCenter/View/162/General-Application-PDF?bidId=
Closing Date: February 23, 2024.
First review of applications: week of February 26, 2024.