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Hiring Library Assistant - Children's Services

Company: City of Georgetown, TX
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Works with Senior Librarian to ensure comprehensive coverage and maintenance of the Children's Room. Performs storytime programs for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

Applicants should submit a cover letter & resume.

Prepares and performs in person and virtual storytime programs for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Assists Children's Services Librarian to create, develop, promote, and implement programs for children, families, and teens.
Assists Library patrons at circulation desks with checking out books, collecting payments, creating library accounts, and hold requests.
Responds to requests for information and reader's advisory, assists patrons of all ages in selecting and locating material, and instructs the public in the use of Library resources and computers.
Assists library patrons over the phone, email, and text.
Create monthly calendar of events and updates website calendar.
Decorate Children's room and create monthly displays.
Organizes books onto book carts and shelves them as needed.
Maintains the organization and cleanliness of materials in the Children's Room and Teen areas.
Regularly works weekdays, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.
Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, training and Experience Guidelines

High school diploma or equivalent. One (1) year of full-time experience working in a modern library to include direct customer service experience. OR Any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Library Circulation or Reference experience preferred.

Knowledge of:

Library administration, organization, and operation.
Library reference computer.
Dewy Decimal System in order to shelve and locate books.

Skill in:

Using computer and various software programs.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with organizations, schools, and general public.
Working with adults and children.
Reading reports, memoranda, periodicals, journals, etc.
Filling out forms; taking messages.
Perform basic mathematical calculations to keep tally of patrons entering building, make change, and calculating fines.
Responding to requests for information.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, crouching, bending, vision, hearing, talking, use of foot controls.

Hiring Range: $16.26 to $19.10 hourly.

Regular-Part time

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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