Part-Time Library Associate

North Platte Public Library   North Platte, NE   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 4, 2022

 Library Associate

North Platte Public Library

NATURE OF WORK

Under supervision, performs routine library circulation services according to well-established procedures which can be readily learned in the job and are repetitive in nature and performs technical and end-user assistance duties in the Technology Learning Center of the Library. Work is generally in areas of shelving books; routine circulation tasks; and working with/assisting patrons with basic computer commands including hardware and printer maintenance.

EXAMPLE OF WORK PERFORMED

Serves at the circulation desk; sorts, shelves and straightens books; checks books in and out.
Assists patrons in locating materials; monitors and maintains book request list; uses telephone to answer inquiries and to notify of available books; searches on-line catalog using basic search strategies; places holds for customers; searches for materials in demand; registers borrowers for library cards in accordance with library policies; answers routine directional questions; and collects book fines.
Assists patrons in using the Internet and a variety of software.
Performs basic and complex online research and reference work.
Performs basic hardware and printer maintenance.
Utilizes the Library's online meeting room calendar.
Participates in training and implementation of library policies and procedures.
May open and close library; work weekends; perform other duties as assigned.
Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of, and interest in, books, authors, literacy, and literature.
Some knowledge of library services to help customers use and understand library resources.
Some knowledge of the Dewey classification schedule and other classification systems.
Ability to resolve routine circulation problems.
Knowledge of productivity and browser software.
Knowledge of personal computers.
Ability to operate a variety of library/office equipment including email, web browser, printers, copiers, multi-line telephone system, personal computer, microfilm reader/printers, etc.
Ability to perform basic hardware maintenance.
Ability to accurately handle monetary transactions.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to deal with the general public in a tactful and courteous manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and library patrons.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school with good reading, writing and spelling ability. Computer experience required.

WORK SCHEDULE

Monday – Friday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
One Saturday per month.
This position is a 25-29 hour-a-week job. At this point in time, the City of North Platte does not provide any benefits (sick leave, vacation leave, 401, pension, etc.) for this position.

GRADE LIBRARY ASSOCIATE
PAY $13.18 per hour
UNION No
FLSA Non-exempt