Job: Library Associate 2

General Information
Position:
Library Associate 2

Number position available:
2

Compensation:
Based on experience

Job Category:
Circulation

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Library Systems & Services (LS&S) is seeking to fill our full time Library Associate 2 positions at the Homestead Cybrarium in Homestead, Florida. Under direction from management, the Library Associate 2 performs a variety of moderately complex technical and paraprofessional duties in support of various sections/functions of the Cybrarium; primarily at the service desk. This position will report to the Library Operations Manager.

Tentatively scheduled to open December 2020, the Cybrarium will cover two floors of a four-floor mixed use entertainment and community center known as Homestead Station in Miami-Dade County. The Cybrarium will bring excitement to the library, literacy, and learning by using innovations like virtual reality. The Cybrarium will feature a Virtual Reality Cube, Book Mountain, and a pop-up Children’s Theatre.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
• Provides customer service by welcoming and registering patrons, issuing library cards, checking out materials and managing patron accounts
• Assists patrons with locating materials or basic information needs, using computers, or explaining procedures (checking out, logging onto the Internet, making copies, etc.)
• Checks in and processes materials as necessary
• Accepts and processes fines, fees, or other payments
• Provides information regarding programs, events, conference rooms, etc.
• Shelves library materials and pulls library materials to fill patron requests
• Inform patrons of rules of conduct as necessary, and enforce those rules when appropriate and escalates patron conduct or safety issues to appropriate management
• Assist with library programming and outreach efforts


Education:

QUALIFICATIONS:
An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required.
• H.S. Diploma or GED required
• Two years of public library experience preferred
• Basic knowledge of technology, library systems and databases, and STEM services preferred
• Ability to work a regular schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings and weekends
• Excellent customer service skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal. English/Spanish speaking is a plus
 

* Selected candidate can expect a tentative start date of December 2020 to prepare and train for the Cybrarium opening. * 

Equal Opportunity Employer: AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-03-2020

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1c1f7bef-ce81-46af-be11-c97d02bf9998&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
HOMESTEAD CYBRARIUM

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
4 S. Krome Ave.

City:
Homestead

Zip:
33030

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
HOMESTEAD CYBRARIUM

Address:
4 S. Krome Ave.

City:
Homestead

State:
FL

Zip:
33030

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Vicki Fowler

Contact Email:
vicki.fowler@lsslibraries.com

Contact Phone:
951-653-0004

Contact Fax:

How to apply

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1c1f7bef-ce81-46af-be11-c97d02bf9998&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US


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