Adult Services Assistant
Full salary range: $17.98 to $24.61 Hourly*
Sahara West Library, 9600 West Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89117
Spring Valley Library, 4280 South Jones Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89103
West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89146
|OPENING DATE:||Monday, June 17, 2013|
|CLOSING DATE:||Friday, June 28, 2013|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||SW13-041|
This is a part-time position (up to 19 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; and library or public contact experience required. 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, June 28, 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 write their email address on the bottom corner of the first (1) page of the application.
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO FILL A CURRENT PART-TIME ADULT SERVICES ASSISTANT VACANCY AT THE SAHARA WEST, SPRING VALLEY AND WEST CHARLESTON LIBRARIES. BASED ON INTERVIEW RESULTS, ELGIBLITY LISTS WILL BE ESTABLISED FOR FUTURE PART-TIME ADULT SERVICES ASSISTANT VACANCIES AT EACH LIBRARY.
Applications received after 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.
Provides reference, readers advisory, and periodicals services to patrons and Library District staff by searching files, references shelves, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials; assists patrons in the selection and location of the Adult Reference collection, the circulating collection, periodicals, and other library materials using Library of Congress Classifications and provides in-depth instruction in the use of public library equipment, i.e., computers, catalog terminals, and on-line services; checks in new materials, provides bibliographic maintenance on collection, and shelves and finds such in appropriate departments; maintains knowledge of adult reference and reader services, the circulating collection, and periodicals; ensures continuing physical maintenance and proper location of books, periodicals, and other library materials relevant to the assigned department; maintains compliance with Library District, branch, and department policies and procedures and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff; interacts extensively over the telephone, and in person with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries; provides information about district-wide activities, facilities, and services; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, and on-line tools and resources; operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine; attends or conducts miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at meeting sites throughout the district; maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons; maintains and files records and reports appropriate to the department; orders and processes acquisitions of various materials appropriate to a department, i.e., office supplies, books, and periodicals; exercises limited decision making skills; schedules public use of equipment when appropriate to the department; performs basic maintenance or repair on library equipment; participates in committee work when needed; assists in other departments as needed; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 – 10 pounds); occasional 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, color 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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