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Library Assistant - Youth Services
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $10.26 per hour
Posted Date: 5/2/2017

This is a public service position with responsibility for public service work in the Youth Services division, assisting with programming and other support tasks as assigned.  Duties are performed under the overall supervision of the Division Supervisor. The purpose of the class is to provide basic library services primarily for youth.  The class is responsible for assisting patrons with reference searches, general library services, assisting with library projects, and specialized functions. Individuals in this positon are also required to learn and interpret policies and procedures of the library.  The class works within a general outline of work to be performed; develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.  Requires a high school diploma or GED.  Requires one-year experience with youth in a library organization or other job-rated field. Some customer service experience working in public libraries or similar settings is preferred. Some post-secondary education obtained from a community college, business/vocational school or degree from an accredited college or university is desirable. Experience working with children and/or teens.  This class must be able to guide others, making frequent decisions, affecting the individual, coworkers, library patrons, and others that depend on the service or product.  Ability to utilize business mathematics and Business English, standard computers, software and business equipment.  Ability to follow directions and pay attention to small details.  Capacity to communicate with and assist patrons of all ages.  Ability to use judgment in performing library duties. Days and hours: Monday through Thursday between 7:30am-8:00pm; one evening per week; every 3rd Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm.