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Library Assistant - Martin Library Main Desk

York County Library System
Job Description
POSITION INFORMATION
Title:
Location:
Department:
Schedule
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Library Assistant
Martin Library
Main Desk
Supervisor:
Classification:
Hours
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Library Director
Part-Time/Non-Exempt
19-23 hours /week
Mon & Wed 10-1 / Tuesday & Fri 10-5 / 2nd & 4th Saturdays 11:30-2:30
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under direct supervision of the library director, the Library Assistant will provide assistance to a diverse population of Patrons in using
library resources. Assistance is given to Patrons in person, via phone, and via email. These resources include, but are not limited to:
printed materials, digital media, online databases, internet searches, faxing, copying, and printing. The Library Assistant will also assist
in the day-to-day functions of the Library – checking in/out materials, shelving books, opening/closing duties, creating/updating member
records, etc.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
PR
Candidate must have a high school degree (or equivalent). Computer proficiency is required. Customer service and Library experience
preferred.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs duties related to checking in and checking out library materials. This includes using an item scanner, the ILS computer
database and collecting fees.

Creates new member records in and posts or responds to messages on member accounts.
Checks materials that have been returned for good condition, completeness and other shelving requirements. Changes the status
of materials in the ILS computer database.

Shelves books and magazines that are returned to the library.
Assists members locating materials in the library or at other libraries by using the ILS computer database, directing them to
appropriate shelves, placing items on hold or requesting items via interlibrary loan.

Assists members with the use of computer applications including the Internet and online databases. Makes referrals to Martin
Library’s Information Services as needed.

Assist members with public computer use and printing from computer. Must be knowledgeable enough to answer general
computer, email, and internet questions.

Performs opening and closing procedures, including light cleaning. Ensures that the appearance of the desk area, the shelving
units and the sitting areas are neat, clean and organized. This includes reading shelves and re-shelving out of order materials.

Inform members of Library policies and rules and enforces these.
Provides guidance to the circulation desk volunteers and assists them when needed.
Other duties as requested by the library director.
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