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Library Assistant P/T

Coweta County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Sep. 10, 2018

End Date: Sep. 17, 2018

To be considered a candidate, you must complete an application and mail to: Coweta County Human Resources, 22 E. Broad Street, Newnan, Georgia 30263. Applications may be obtained by accessing, www.coweta.ga.us.

Coweta County Vacancy Announcement
Library Assistant
(Part-time not to exceed 19 hours a week)
Announcement Closes 5:00 PM, September 17, 2018
Wage: $13.62 an hour

Dept/Div:  Library System/N/A                         FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate administrative support work preparing materials for circulation, providing assistance to library patrons, maintaining records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Library Branch Manager.
Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions
Performs circulation duties; checks materials in and out utilizing automated system; processes and catalogs new materials; shelves and ensures materials are in order.
Assists the public and patrons with computer usage; answers questions; locates books and other materials.
Contacts patrons with overdue library materials; prepares overdue notices and files; processes ban on patron accounts with overdue materials; calculates overdue fees and ensures fees are paid in full.
Processes new book orders; checks invoice against order form; scans and enters appropriate information into computer; prepares spine labels, pockets and cards; processes and covers new books and other materials.
Answers telephone; directs callers to the appropriate staff; renews materials; places requested materials on hold; prepares faxes and copies; troubleshoots computers, printers, scanner and fax machine.
Registers new library patrons; updates and corrects patron registration information; issues new and replacement library cards.
Reads to a variety of groups on an assigned schedule; assists with children and family activities and special projects as needed.
Prepares a variety of marketing materials, flyers and newsletters; updates and maintains bulletin boards.
Plans, organizes and implements various programs; plans and prepares documents, flyers and forms as needed; organizes volunteers for the program; gathers and organizes donations.
Encourages and promotes a culture of excellent customer service.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of basic library procedures, methods and techniques; general knowledge of the library circulation functions; general knowledge of office procedures and records maintenance techniques; general knowledge of and interest in books including reader interest levels; skill in the use of library equipment, materials and resources; ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; ability to operate standard office and computer equipment and perform basic word processing and data entry; ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and associates.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in library setting or other work dealing with the public, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
Special Requirements
Favorable background history as determined by review of local, State and Federal records.
Valid driver’s license in the State of Georgia with a favorable driving history (MVR).
Last Revised:  12/01/2016