Part Time

Circulation Assistant

The Ashe County Public Library is seeking a friendly, motivated, and service driven individual to join our front line staff. Our busy circulation department is the heartbeat of the library. Employees in this position are expected to provide the highest level of friendly service to our guests. Circulation Assistants perform a wide range of duties in a fast paced environment.

DATE LISTED

October 18, 2017

TITLE

Circulation Assistant

LIBRARY

Ashe County Public Library

CITY

West Jefferson

HOURS

20 hours per week, some weekend and evening hours are required.

SALARY

$8.01 hourly

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma and previous work experience required; some college and/or Spanish desirable.

DUTIES

An employee in this position performs circulation, registration, readers’ advisory, and ready reference duties.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Provides a friendly welcome to all library visitors

Charges and discharges library materials through automated circulation system

Registers new library cardholders, renews cards, and updates patron information

Helps library users locate various library materials within the ARL system

Reads shelves to ensure materials are in proper order

Notifies users of overdue materials and reserves in person, by phone,or mail

Collects fines and fees

Shelves books and other library materials as needed

Answers telephone at Circulation Desk and directs calls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees.

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use computers for both internal and external projects and information.

TO APPLY

Pick up an application at Ashe County Library.

 

 

Location- Wilkes County Public Library, North Wilkesboro, NC

Job Title- Resource Sharing Assistant- Part Time (rate of pay $8.01 per hour)

STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

An employee in this position is responsible for sorting and boxing materials and correctly addressing the boxes of materials being shared with other NC Cardinal libraries, and for unboxing and sorting materials returned to ARL libraries.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

1. Retrieve materials from circulation areas and sort for shipping.

2. Open boxes and sort materials from daily UPS deliveries.

3. Pack, weigh, and label boxes for shipping.

4. Maintain statistics for NC Cardinal on materials received and shipped.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with library staff at home location and throughout the NC Cardinal consortium

Working knowledge of spelling, grammar, numbers, and vocabulary

Computer skills including ability to learn Evergreen software, online shipping software, Word and Excel, and Google Docs

Ability to follow library and consortium directions and procedures

Ability to recognize when materials need repairing, repackaging, or discarding

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING

High school diploma and previous work experience required. Must be able to lift 40lbs. 

To apply for this position please email resume and a brief cover letter to jturpin@arlibrary.org. Review of applications to begin immediately.