Library Assistant II – Account Services Latest Jobs Salary $19.96 – $31.38 an hour – Full-time
Library Assistant II – Account Services Latest Jobs
$19.96 – $31.38 an hour.
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40 hours per week including days, nights, weekends and holidays as needed .
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs a variety of specialized library work at one of the City’s public library facilities.
Work is performed under general supervision.
Supervises and/or oversees the work of part time employees in order to ensure that work assignments are completed correctly, safely, and in a timely manner.
Enforces the Rules of Conduct, library policies, and maintains order at the libraries.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Account Services Section
Interacts with patrons in order to assist them in using library services/equipment, programs, and facilities, collect/cancel fines or fees as appropriate, answer questions, identify patron service needs or locate materials.
Trains staff in the use of a variety of databases, activities, policies/ procedures, and office equipment in order to ensure that employees complete assignments correctly and use the equipment properly.
Supports staffing of the Check-Out Desk(s) in order to assist patrons in checking materials in or out, placing holds, registering patrons, taking fines and fees, and resolving problems.
Processes requests for library materials/information received by phone, fax, email, or in person in order to provide patrons with requested materials/information.
Supports circulation technology including the circulation module, scanners and printers.
Supports the collection and reporting of circulations and other statistics as assigned.
Collection Services Section
Assists in the identification, selection and purchasing of library materials and resources. Assists with the selection of vendors and arranging for standing orders.
Prepares and submits requisitions and purchase orders; processes orders via the integrated library system or directly with vendors; processes invoices for payment by the City Finance Department; monitors fund account balances.
Assists with cataloging and classification of library materials, including editing MARC cataloging records in all formats in online bibliographic utility for transfer to local integrated library system; may perform original cataloging. Identifies and performs cataloging and classification clean-up projects as needed, including global changes and authority work.
Processes labels, covers, and security of library materials. Maintains inventory of processing supplies.
Shelves materials, shifts collections, and maintains the order of all types of resources including circulation returns, new acquisitions, and browsed material.
Assists with marketing programs and materials displays.
Collects and reports collection statistics as assigned.
Program Services Section
Assists in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of program and outreach services.
Supports programs and the delivery of outreach services.
Instructional Services Section
Assists patrons in locating and selecting information and materials.
Assists and instructs patrons in the use of both print and online information retrieval tools; Answers research and instructional questions for patrons in person, by telephone, by mail, and by e-mail.
Assists with the evaluation of research and instructional sources and materials; compiles bibliographies and assembles materials on special subjects.
Performs interlibrary loan functions; performs tasks related to the management of periodicals and serials.
Youth Services Section
Plans, develops, promotes and conducts programs and activities for children and teens; develops and creates educational displays.
Provides research and instructional assistance and readers advisory to children, teens, and caregivers; aids children, teens, and caregivers in the selection of books and other materials on special subjects.
Answers specific research and instructional questions for patrons in person, by telephone, and by mail; oversees and assists in the production of subject or age-level materials including bibliographies.
Introduces and instructs children and teens in the use of information retrieval tools, the Library’s online catalog, and various computer software applications.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Awareness of library principles, methods, materials, programs, and practices.
Advanced skills in the use of personal computers, basic software applications, peripheral devices, and the Internet.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library employees.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons.
Ability to understand, follow and explain a variety of library policies and procedures.
Ability to learn/perform a variety of work activities with the assigned Department/Division.
Ability to explain/demonstrate procedures for performing a variety of work activities.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent (60 college or university credits). Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the public or supporting public services.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Possession of a valid State of Florida Class “E” driver’s license with no more than six (6) points in a three (3) year period.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:
The background check process for this position may include:
- Criminal Background Check
- Employment Verification
- Reference Checks
- Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
Job description specifications are intended to present an illustrative description of the range of duties, the scope of responsibility and the required level of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to describe the primary functions of the job. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed by the employees in each position assigned to the class. Individuals may perform other duties as needed, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or to otherwise balance the workload as required by business necessity.
Specific License or Certification Required: None.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience, accomplished by analysis of the application. Application must document that the applicant possesses the minimum knowledge, skills, education and experience as listed to be rated as qualified. If selected, an official, accredited college transcript is required, at time of employment, for all degrees/course work used to qualify for this position.
All applications must be completed in full before they are submitted. Please review all applications for accuracy and make all corrections before submittal because errors can result in not meeting the minimum qualifications. Additional information will not be accepted after applications are received by the Personnel Department.
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to provide customer service and other assistance to patrons within the Library System. Responsibilities include assisting patrons with routine service, service and electronic resources/databases, checking materials in/out, processing library card applications and book/material requests, sorting/locating materials, maintaining supplies, and assisting with collection maintenance activities.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Provides customer service to patrons and the public: shelves library materials, conducts routine reading of shelves, and maintains shelf order of materials; greets visitors and directs to areas of library; provides mandatory Voter Registration assistance and information related to library services, fees, procedures, city information/directions, or other issues; assists patrons with self-check machines, electronic resources, databases and library services; researches book titles, book availability, patron records, or related information; reserves materials for patrons; notifies patrons about overdue books, arrival of reserved books, or other issues; and assists patrons with use of copy machine and maintains adequate supply of copy paper in paper trays.
Staffs circulation desk: checks library materials in/out; assesses and clears fines; operates the library’s automated circulation system to charge, discharge, and renew books; processes or locates holds upon request; retrieves books from book drop; inspects materials for damage and withdraws materials in need of repair from circulation; inspects identification prior to shelving; routes books to other locations as appropriate; and sorts/arranges materials on book carts for shelving.
Collects and records money in payment of fines, fees, book sales, or other library services; writes receipts; removes fine data from computer system; and counts revenues/ balances with receipts.
Maintains and assembles and outreach promotional materials, including bookmarks, brochures, bulletins, forms, giveaways, and/or procedural books.
Maintains supplies for assigned area: monitors inventory levels of library supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials.
Repairs/mends damaged books/materials; determines best technique for repair work; and routes unrepairable items to discard.
Performs general tasks related to library operations, which may include changing due date stamps/label guns, recording door statistics, maintaining supply of pens for patron use, moving book carts, turning equipment on/off, checking patrons’ items when alarm has sounded, and maintaining general appearance of library.
Answers incoming telephone calls, and responds to customer inquiries, and serves as a switchboard operator as required.
Receives, opens and distributes incoming mail; prepares outgoing mail
Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; utilizes database or other software programs.
Communicates with supervisor, employees, volunteers, library patrons, community organizations, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems; works at least one late evening at a Library facility and some weekends. Position can be reassigned based on the needs of the department.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to determine, calculate, tabulate, or summarize data/information, following a prescribed plan requiring the exercise of some judgment. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
Physical Ability: Physical requirement of standing, walking, lifting, carrying, climbing, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing. Requires medium work of exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
It is the policy of Fulton County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, disability or sexual orientation.
The employee benefits package is comprehensive and extensive. It includes the following :
Health programs that include HMO and PPO medical options, Dental, Vision benefits, Long Term Disability and Employee Assistance Programs
Life Insurance with the ability to purchase supplemental amounts and dependent coverage
401A retirement plan and choice of Deferred Compensation plans
Time off: 13 holidays per year
Vacation leave, sick leave, bereavement leave, emergency leave, military leave, court leave, family medical leave (FMLA) and parental leave.
Purchase of MARTA cards
Various payroll deductions, such as credit unions, savings bonds etc.
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