Circulation Department Head
Full salary range: $45,641.40 to $62,396.26 Annually*
West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106
|OPENING DATE:||Monday, December 02, 2013|
|CLOSING DATE:||Friday, January 03, 2014|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||WV13-085|
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). Selected candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include nights.
Bachelor’s Degree required; two (2) years experience as a Circulation Assistant required; and one (1) year of supervisory experience required; typing skills required; and demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff, and to develop and maintain positive relationships with library customers and patrons, district-wide staff and management, and others in the performance of duties 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, January 03, 2014.
NOTE: 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.
NOTE: The Human Resources Department will be closed on the following holidays: Tuesday December 24, 2013 in observance of Christmas Eve; Wednesday, December 25, 2013 in observance of Christmas Day; and Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in observance of New Year’s Day.
- 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 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.
Applications received after 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.
Ensures the efficient operation of the Circulation Department; exercises decision making skills in dealing with patrons; staff issues; waiving of fines; and organization, withdrawal, and acquisition of Circulation Department materials; participates on interview panels and selects staff for Circulation Department; supervises subordinate staff to include scheduling, disciplining, working with staff to correct deficiencies, and completing performance evaluations; directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff; administers the training process of subordinate staff; supervises collection and accounting of fines and fees collected by the Circulation Department; 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; performs telephone receptionist duties, ascertaining the nature of the call, and either personally assisting the caller or directing the caller to the appropriate individual or department; responds to and resolves patron complaints and concerns in a timely and courteous manner; compiles, analyzes, and submits Circulation Department statistics; interacts extensively in person, over the telephone, or via e-mail with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, vendors, and other libraries; responds to requests for information and assistance from the general public, Library District staff and management, and outside agencies; composes correspondence to patrons and Library District staff and management; distributes to, collects, and counts money from other departments within assigned library branch; checks in new materials and maintains related records; directs patrons to the general location of library materials; performs routine shelf checks to ensure continuing physical maintenance and proper location of library materials; maintains and files records and reports appropriate to the Circulation Department; orders and processes various materials to include office supplies and paperback books; utilizes automated library systems, personal computers, and e-mail; operates general office equipment including but not limited to: facsimile machine, telephone, and copy machine; performs general maintenance and repairs to Circulation Department equipment; retrieves materials from book drops; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining the physical condition necessary for frequent standing and walking, frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 - 10 pounds); occasional lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (11 - 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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