Responsible for all circulation service operations. Assists in the training of new library aides and technicians on circulation tasks. Independently performs circulation and registration duties by implementing established procedures for circulation functions. Implements established procedures for overdue materials. Makes arrangements with customers for replacement of lost or damaged items, following relevant AFIs and local guidance. Using established procedures, maintains reserve and interlibrary loan services and performs follow-up to ensure all requests are accurately fulfilled. Maintains and compiles library statistics on circulation, attendance, reference questions, and other required and requested data. Provides ready reference services to library customers by locating required information using standard library reference tools, passing more difficult requests to the appropriate staff member. Explains the library classification scheme and general management of library resources to customers. Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library users. Assists library users with library equipment. Prepares displays. Recommends titles for possible inclusion in the collection. Utilizes the Integrated Library System (ILS), online databases, and other Internet resources to prepare subject bibliographies. Performs routine clerical tasks. Picks up, sorts, and distributes library mail. Uses varied and advanced functions of computer software to prepare, format, modify, edit, email and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other documents. Assists with the technical services process as needed. Assists in conducting tours and group orientations. Refers difficult questions/problems concerning work processes to the appropriate staff member. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Must have specialized experience in a library that provided specific knowledge of library rules, policies, and procedures for circulation and technical service. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must have experience or training that demonstrates the ability to perform standard computer skills. Must have typing experience. Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and reaching; pushing loaded book trucks; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. Must be physically able to frequently lift boxes of up to 40 pounds. Must be able to reach up to 72 inches with or without the assistance of a step stool. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical. Successful completion of a National Agency Check with Inquiries is required. Must possess skill in dealing with the public.
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All applicants must visit www.nafjobs.org to apply. Prior military must submit a copy of your DD 214. Military Spouses must submit a copy of their spouse’s PCS Orders. You may submit a resume, however the application must be filled out in its entirety.