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Part-time Library Aide

City of Smyrna

Posted: Jul. 3, 2019

End Date: Jul. 17, 2019

DEPARTMENT   Library                   
PAY GRADE        
  $12.18 per hour
Posting Date: July 3, 2019                 

Closing Date: July 17, 2019
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Library Director, this position will perform routine clerical functions in support of library operations.
PLEASE NOTE HOURS:  Position generally works up to 18 hours per week.
Must be able to work days, evenings and/or weekend.
Essential Job Duties
  • Performs customer service functions at circulation desk, reference desk and youth services desk; provides assistance and information related to library services, fees, procedures, or other issues.  
  • Checks library materials in/out; scans materials in library’s computerized circulation system; provides patrons with due date information; retrieves books from book drop; identifies reserved books; sorts/arranges materials on book carts for shelving; separates new books for display on new book shelves.
  • Places books/materials in appropriate shelving areas; sorts and shelves books, magazines, newspapers, and audiovisual materials in appropriate order.
  • Assists library patrons identify and locate appropriate materials related to customer queries.
  • Schedules/reserves use of library meeting/conference rooms by patrons or community organizations.
  • Monitors inventory levels of library supplies; initiates requests for new or replacement materials.
  • Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance; takes/relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.
  • Develops and designs special displays and theme displays; creates, edits, proofreads, and/or posts flyers, brochures, and posters to promote special events/activities and to creatively display new acquisitions to increase circulation.
  • Performs related work as required. 

Minimum Requirements of Position
  • High school diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience as a paid or volunteer employee and/or training involving library work, general clerical work, customer service or personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 
  • Must be flexible and able to work day, evening and weekend hours.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check and credit check.  
    Application Information
    Applications must be submitted Online at:  www.smyrnaga.gov