Friday , September 22 2023

Waco Job Openings – Library Associate

Website City of Waco

Job Description:

Library Associates are responsible for providing quality services to the public. They assist patrons in a friendly and a timely manner both in person and by telephone.

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use library automated system to check materials in/out, process holds, register new borrowers and collect fines/fees.
  • Assist patrons with the use of library equipment, including the copier, fax, online catalog and public computers.
  • Assist patrons with reference and readers’ advisory questions.
  • Shelves library materials.
  • Assist patrons in locating materials.
  • Assist in keeping the library neat and orderly.
  • Assists Librarians in the preparations and presentation of programs.
  • Assists with the opening and closing procedures of the library.
  • Must follow ALA principles and guidelines as they pertain to censorship and confidentiality.
  • Duties may vary according to job assignments.
  • May take a lead role in Branch Manager’s absence.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as required.
  • Driving is essential.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to excellent customer services.
  • General knowledge of the library’s services and collections.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately sort by alphabetical, numerical, chronological, or Dewey Decimal order.
  • Working knowledge of computers is required.
  • Enters and retrieves data in automated records management systems.
  • Knowledge of ALA principles and guidelines as they pertain to censorship and confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and interact with people of varying personalities and ages in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Flexible, adaptable. And able to flourish in a changing environment.
  • Cross-training in order to perform other duties and responsibilities is required.

Qualification & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Some college experience preferred.
  • Customer Service experience is required.
  • Public library experience strongly preferred but not required.

Job Details:

Company: City of Waco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Bryan, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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