Job: Library Associate

General Information
Library Associate

Number position available:

$17.61 - $22.90 Hourly

Job Category:
Children's Services

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


General Description of Duties

Under direct supervision, the purpose of the position is to assist patrons in obtaining materials and resources from or for the Library. Employees in this job classification are responsible for performing routine and specialized library activities, including materials organization, reference services, bibliographic verification, database searching and retrieval, and acquisition of library materials and equipment. May compile reports and assists in the maintenance of collections, files, and records. The position may assign work to Library Assistants and/or volunteers. Performs related work as directed.


Essential Job Functions

Because it is difficult if not impossible to present a finite list of every possible function to be performed by employee, the City of Wilton Manors reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to modify and update this job description and to ask employee to perform tasks beyond the duties presented herein. In the event a change is necessary to update the essential functions of the job, the City will provide as much notice as practicable to the employee.


·         Maintains physical organization of library materials in the Children’s Services collection.

·         Assists patrons in using the Library’s electronic materials and resources.

·         Provides patrons with detailed information regarding services, policies and procedures, and related Library functions.

·         Responds to a variety of requests for Library and learning resource materials;
e.g., books, periodicals, tapes, audio/visual equipment, and reference materials.

·         Locates and checks out requested materials according to established Library policies and procedures.

·         Performs mending and restoration tasks for worn/weathered items.

·         Substitutes at Adult Circulation Desk as needed.

·         Provides information and assistance in person and by telephone; provides general assistance and information to the public.

·         Compiles various records, logs, data, reference information, and associated documentation as needed and/or directed.

·         Substitutes for Librarians as needed.  This may include storytime and other programming.

·         Performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience which would provide required knowledge, skills, and abilities are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:


Associate’s degree in Library Science, Early Childhood Education or a related field  supplemented by one (1) year experience working in a Library setting that provides working knowledge of online computerized library systems and Children’s Services duties; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.  Two years year experience working in a Library setting that provides working knowledge of online computerized library systems.  Bilingual skills: ability to speak, translate, and read Spanish and / or Haitian Creole is highly desirable.


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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

500 NE 26th St.

Wilton Manors



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors

500 NE 26th St.

Wilton Manors



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:
(954) 390-2107

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