Job: Library Associate 2

General Information
Position:
Library Associate 2

Number position available:
3

Compensation:
Determined based on experience

Job Category:
Circulation

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

Description:

Library Systems & Services, LLC (LS&S) is seeking friendly, enthusiastic, and service oriented Library Associate(s) for the Sumter County Library System located in Central Florida. The five Branch locations are; Bushnell Public Library, E.C. Rowell Public Library, Panasoffkee Community Library, The Villages Public Library at Belvedere, and The Villages Public Library at Pinellas Plaza. 

This Library Associate 2 position is an entry level position, full time opportunity. 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 library; primarily at the circulation desk. Provides customer service to library patrons. 

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 the reference desk, using computers, or explaining procedures (checking out, logging onto the Internet, making copies, etc.)  

• Checks in and processes library materials as necessary  

• Accepts and processes fines, fees, or other payments  

• Provides information regarding programs, events, conference rooms, etc.  

• Mails library materials as necessary for patron homebound programs  

• Shelves library materials  

• Addresses or escalates patron conduct or safety issues to appropriate management  

• Know and understand the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library. In addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials available at your local library(ies).  

• Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records  

• Other duties as assigned  


Education:

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  

• Two years of library experience preferred  

• Basic knowledge of library systems and databases preferred  

• Excellent customer service skills  

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite  

• Good communication skills, both written and verbal  

• Multilingual speaking a plus  

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings and weekends  

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


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-17-2020

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

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Sumter County Library Systems

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
7375 Powell Road

Address 2:
Suite 100

City:
Wildwood

Zip:
34785

County:
Sumter


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Sumter County Library Systems

Address:
7375 Powell Road

Address 2:
Suite 100

City:
Wildwood

State:
FL

Zip:
34785

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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