JOB DUTIES: Library Assistant II is a journey-level class in the paraprofessional Library Assistant series that is capable of performing the full range of technical and administrative library duties, including circulation, technical services, support services, and community assistance. Incumbents are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit and receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise. This class is distinguished from the Librarian series in that the tasks performed are paraprofessional in nature and do not require possession of a Master’s degree in library science.
SALARY: $3,411/month (COLA increase due July 1, 2015)
DUTIES FOR THE POSITION INCLUDE:
· Performs technical services, including processing, labeling, re-packaging, and repairing materials.
· Works at the Circulation Desk checking in and out library materials, helping patrons who have questions about their library record, collecting fees, and processing library cards and card renewals.
· Advises and assists library patrons in the use of library services and tools.
· Completes or supervises the completion of a variety of complex clerical duties including maintaining detailed records, paying bills, and corresponding with vendors.
· Prepares invoices for submission to the City of Sausalito Finance Department.
· Maintains stocks of office supplies for the library. Ensures that supplies are efficiently organized.
· Prepares signs, fliers, and handouts.
· Provides functional and technical training and supervision for assigned library clerical, part-time, and volunteer personnel.
· May act as Circulation Supervisor when required.
· Assists the Circulation Supervisor as needed with payroll, accounts, state reports, interlibrary loan processing, and other duties.
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE KNOWLEDGE OF:
· Integrated library systems such as the Innovative Interfaces Sierra system used by the Sausalito Public Library and other MARINet libraries.
· General principles of public library services and programs.
· Basic principles and practices of data collection, report preparation, and record keeping.
· Current office practices and technology (Microsoft Office, file systems, email communications, etc.).
· English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
· Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
· Experience: Minimum of one year of experience providing customer service in a public or academic library. Some experience with library technical services is desirable.
· Education: Significant post-high school coursework. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university preferred.
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DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, June 12, 2015 by 5:00 pm