Under direct supervision, the Library Assistant assists in performing overall daily maintenance of the library including ordering, cataloging, classifying, circulation, and maintaining all library periodicals, books, and materials. Provides information and assistance on the use of the card catalog.
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The Library Assistant is responsible for the physical integrity and efficient updating of various materials in a large, fast-paced library collection comprising different classification systems over several floors of shelf space.
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The purpose of this position is to provide the highest level of specialized skills necessary for the operation of a unit of the library. The Library Assistant is responsible for providing high-quality service in the Cataloging, Children, Circulation, Reference, and/or Systems Department, as well as promoting an accommodating, welcoming library environment. Library Assistants help customers with information needs and general library usage.
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Library Assistants assist with the daily operations of the libraries.
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The Library Assistant provides direct and administrative support for the Learning Center and ensures that it is an extension of the classroom by helping students, staff, and faculty develop the information literacy skills needed for academic and professional success. You will be working independently and need to complete all assigned tasks promptly.
The Library Assistant maintains library records related to meetings, correspondence, policies, purchases, and procedures. Additionally, you are responsible for gathering, analyzing, and editing information for various administrative projects.
The Library Assistant performs a variety of specialized library work at the public library. Work is performed under general supervision.
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Works the library service desk and performs general library functions, including customer assistance and technology help.
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The position involves helping customers with self-check and self-return systems, accessing the catalog, retrieving items, negotiating fees, issuing new accounts, shelving books and other materials, and more. The Library Assistant must be able to effectively communicate with customers (in person, over the phone, and via email), including listening, speaking, and comprehension.
This position seeks an experienced customer service-oriented candidate. The candidate will enjoy helping customers, providing phenomenal service, and having an interest in libraries and what they do as institutions for the communities they serve.
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Under general supervision, the Library Assistant is responsible for assisting in planning and creating activities to engage and promote library services to patrons, assisting with research, providing customer assistance in locating materials and utilizing computerized catalogs, participating in acquisition, special handling, and discarding of library materials, assisting with library programming, preparing statistics and reports, working with volunteers and maintaining records and databases, and providing information.