Job: Library Assistant II - Part-Time - Account Services

General Information
Position:
Library Assistant II - Part-Time - Account Services

Number position available:
3

Compensation:
$17.61

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

SCHEDULE

Must be available to work 20 - 25 hours per week including days, nights, weekends and holidays
.



GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
 
Performs a variety of specialized library work at one of the City's public library facilities.  Work is performed under general supervision. 
 
ESSENTIAL  JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Account Services Section
 
Interacts  with  patrons in  order  to  assist them  in  using library services/equipment, programs, and facilities, collect/cancel fines or fees as appropriate, answer questions, identify patron service needs or locate materials.
Trains staff in the use of a variety of databases, activities, policies/ procedures, and office equipment in order to ensure that employees complete assignments correctly and use the equipment properly.
Supports staffing of the Check-Out Desk(s) in order to assist patrons in checking materials in or out, placing holds, registering patrons, taking fines and fees, and resolving problems.
Processes requests for library materials/information received by phone, fax, email, or in person in order to provide patrons with requested materials/information.
Supports circulation technology including the circulation module, scanners and printers.
Supports the collection and reporting of circulations and other statistics as assigned.
 
RELATED TASKS:
 
Performs related work as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Awareness of library principles, methods, materials, programs, and practices.
Advanced skills in the use of personal computers, basic software applications, peripheral devices, and the Internet.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library employees.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons.
Ability to understand, follow and explain a variety of library policies and procedures.
Ability to learn/perform a variety of work activities with the assigned Department/Division.
Ability to explain/demonstrate procedures for performing a variety of work activities.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

 


Education:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
An Associate's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent (60 college or university credits).  Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year work experience working in libraries, bookstores, educational or cultural organizations preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the public or supporting public services.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

The background check process for this position may include:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Reference Checks

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-01-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.myboca.us

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Boca Raton Public Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
400 NW 2nd Avenue

City:
Boca Raton

Zip:
33432

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of Boca Raton

Address:
201 West Palmetto Park Road

City:
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

State:
FL

Zip:
33432

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Marcus Wildy

Contact Email:
mwildy@myboca.us

Contact Phone:
15613937971

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please submit application and resume online at www.myboca.us 


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