Job: Library Assistant

General Information
Position:
Library Assistant

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$15.00 - $16.12 hourly

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

Position Function:

Assist in the daily operation of the City library.

 

Tasks/Duties:

  • Register new patrons in the library database, check materials in and out, shelve returned items, and help patrons locate items.
  • Take requests for reserve items and notify patrons by phone or email when received materials are available.
  • Accept and record monies for fines and photocopies. Make change as necessary. Assist patrons with using photocopier.
  • Catalog new materials in the library database.
  • Teach classes or workshops in fundamental computer skills, new digital media and ESOL (English as a Second Language). Prepare program schedules, marketing, lesson plans, monitor student progress, and create benchmarks for student success. Adjust teaching styles and strategies to meet users’ needs.
  • Assist with children’s circulation and reference desk duties as needed, which may include answering questions, providing reader’s advisory services, helping patrons with computers, digital media and library databases.
  • Work evenings and weekend hours, including off-site events and outreach activities. Perform additional duties as assigned.  Be available for emergency call-outs.

Education:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six (6) months recent experience teaching or tutoring
  • One (1) year recent experience with Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to converse proficiently in both Spanish and English
  • Effective instructional delivery techniques and excellent communication skills.

 

PREFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Liberal Arts or equivalent combination of experience
  • Recent experience (within the past three (3) years) working or volunteering in a public, school, or academic library.
  • Knowledge of computer-assisted instructional programs and associated software and hardware.
  • Completion of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certification, Department of Education English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Teaching certification or endorsement, and/or advanced degrees.
  • Completion of the following NIMS Courses within the designated amount of time from hire date:
    • Basic IS-700 (6 months)
    • Basic ICS-100 (6 months)

Multilingual:
Requested

Job open date:
10-20-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/altamontespringsfl/jobs/3277992/library-assistant

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
City of Altamonte Springs Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
281 Maitland Avenue

City:
Altamonte Springs

Zip:
32701

County:
Seminole


Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of Altamonte Springs

Address:
225 Newburyport Avenue

City:
Altamonte Springs

State:
Florida

Zip:
32701

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Erin Martin

Contact Email:
eemartin@altamonte.org

Contact Phone:
4075718004

Contact Fax:

How to apply

For more information and to apply online, visit the City of Altamonte Springs' website http://www.Altamonte.org/Jobs.


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