The Massillon Public Library is looking to hire Circulation Assistant Substitutes. Substitutes do not have regular hours. Substitutes are employed on an as-needed basis.
Position Title: Circulation Assistant Substitute
Reports To: Circulation/Technology Manager, Children’s Services Manager, and/or Branch Manager
Position Type: Non-exempt, Hourly
Full Time/Part Time: Substitute – as needed
Rate of Pay: $8.65/hour
Retirement: Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
(Library contributes 14%; Employee contributes 10%)
Associate degree in a directly related field required. One (1) year of experience in a public library or similar work in addition to Associate, a plus. (OR) One (1) year of post-high school training in a directly related field, with two (2) years of experience in a public library or similar work required. Three (3) years of directly related experience, preferred.
Equivalent experience in a related field with lesser formal education will be considered.
Individual must enjoy working with the public, being around children and working in a lively, creative atmosphere.
Must have reliable transportation, proof of auto liability insurance, and a working telephone.
Criminal background checks are conducted post-job offer. Results of background checks may affect employment decision.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of significant authors and books, online catalogs.
Good English language oral and written communication skills.
Good reading and comprehension of English language.
Basic computer/word processing and Internet/e-mail skills.
Ability to consistently present Massillon Public Library and its services in a positive manner.
Follow library’s written general and department-specific standards, and personnel policies.
Meet regular work attendance requirements; attend meetings appropriate to position.
Relate to and meet the special service needs of children and young adults.
Deal effectively with the general public. Work effectively as a team member.
Learn quickly and retain information. Pay close attention to detail.
Work effectively under pressure. Perform clerical tasks relevant to position.
Follow directions. Work independently and make sound decisions.
Handle physical aspects of position which include, but are not limited to: standing, moving, sitting, manual dexterity required for computer work, and lifting up to 35 lbs. Ability to push/pull loaded carts.
Checks materials in/out; renews materials in person or by phone.
Answers telephone and routes calls.
Assists patrons with copier and locating materials.
Assists with book displays.
Assists with checking in AV items from delivery service; attaches hold slips; alphabetizes holds; labels items for outgoing transport; locks DVD & CD cases.
Assists with circulation desk set up.
Assists with opening and closing of department/building and closing tasks, which may include turning on/off computers/copiers and locking exterior doors.
Assists with pulling materials for reserves.
Assists with sorting and packing of library materials received and sent via delivery service.
Clears library materials from tables and clears book drop.
Clears patron records when fees are collected.
Collects fees for overdue, lost or damaged materials.
Issues new or replacement library cards.
Keeps current on popular literature.
Maintains order/appearance of shelved materials, display racks.
Performs computer searches to locate and reserve materials for patrons, including SEO requests.
Provides basic computer instruction to patrons and performs simple computer troubleshooting.
Registers patrons for department’s programs and signs up patrons for computer use.
Shelves library materials.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
NOTE: This position description states the nature and level of assignments normally given in this position; its list of tasks is not exhaustive.
Hours/Week: Vary, as needed
Work Schedule: To be determined by the supervisor
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, download an application from: http://www.massillonlibrary.org/sites/default/files/employmentapplication2011_2.pdf
Please submit the completed application, a cover letter, and resume by mail to:
Sherie Brown, Director
Massillon Public Library
208 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH 44646
The documents may also be scanned and submitted as email attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for application: open until filled
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