Library Associate - Outlying Br
Full salary range: $21.50 to $29.41 Hourly*
Indian Springs Library, 715 Gretta Lane Indian Springs, NV 89018
|OPENING DATE:||Monday, April 29, 2013|
|CLOSING DATE:||Friday, May 10, 2013|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||IS13-031|
This is a full-time position (30 hours per week). Selected candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and some evenings.
Bachelor’s Degree required; computer experience required; two (2) years of library experience or public contact experience required; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.
TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 W. Windmill Ln., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is each applicant´s responsibility to ensure completed applications for this position are received in the Human Resources Department by Friday, May 10, 2013.
To receive credit for completed college coursework and/or completion of a college degree, applicants must include a copy of all transcripts or other documentation along with their application for employment. Applications received without such proof of educational achievement WILL NOT be considered. Applicants that are interested in being notified electronically (via e-mail) may legibly write their email address on the bottom corner of the first (1) page of the application.
- Completed Las Vegas-Clark County Library District employment application.
- Cover letter and resume outlining all relevant professional experience.
- Copies of all college transcripts or other documentation to verify education.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
In addition to meeting the qualifications for this position, applicants will be equally evaluated on:
- Completeness and accuracy of the application package and required documents to include the ability to clearly express themselves in writing;
- education, training, experience, and professional development, and;
- the interview process.
Ensures the efficient operation of the Outlying Library Branch; provides public service at the Circulation Desk to include checking library materials in and out, maintaining patron accounts in the collection of fines and fees, and registering and issuing patron cards; assists patrons in the use of the Branch collections and other library materials using Library of Congress Classifications; assists patrons in the use of automated library systems, various indices, reference materials, and equipment; orders and processes delivery of new books, office supplies, periodicals, and other Outlying Branch acquisitions, maintaining related inventory records, and ensuring appropriate location; supervises subordinate staff including scheduling, training, disciplining, and completing employee performance evaluations; directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff; performs shelf checks to ensure continuing physical maintenance and proper location of books, periodicals, and other library materials; exercises decision making skills; oversees overall maintenance and repair of Outlying Branch facility; assigns and performs overall record keeping, report preparation, and filing tasks of the Outlying Branch Library; plans, organizes, and implements tours of the Outlying Branch Library; plans special programs for the promotion of reading and to encourage greater patronage of the Library District; interprets, develops, and implements Library District, Branch, and Department policies and procedures; interacts extensively, both in person and over the telephone, with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, vendors, and other libraries; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, e-mail, and on-line tools and resources; maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons; operates library and office equipment including but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine; attends or conducts district, branch, and other miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at various meeting sites throughout the district; participates in committee work when needed; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing and walking, frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5-10 pounds), and lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.
THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call 702.507.6235.
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