Sunday Circulation Manager (Library Assistant I)

Fairfax County Government - Reston, VA

Full-time | Part-time
Assists in managing the full range of library services offered in a regional library. Acts as the person in charge on Sundays and at other times as designated.

Note: The hourly offered rate will not exceed the midpoint (or $24.6553) of the advertised compensation range. This announcement will be used to fill two current part-time Sunday Circulation Managers positions located at the below Fairfax County Public Library branches:

Reston Regional Library – 11925 Bowman Towne Drive., Reston, VA, 20190
Fairfax Regional Library – 10360 North Street., Fairfax, VA, 22030
Schedule: This is a part time 20 hour per week position that works on Sundays and typically several days during the week. Scheduling flexibility is imperative. The schedule includes evenings and weekends hours as assigned. The schedule may also vary depending on the needs of the library.

Illustrative Duties

Assists in the management of a circulation department;
Assists in the management of the page department of a regional library;
Manages a regional library's circulation department on Sundays;
Interviews, selects, trains and evaluates the performance of subordinates and volunteers;
Serves as manager-in-charge of circulation services as required;
Communicates circulation policies and procedures at a community or regional library;
Resolves non-routine circulation problems and clients' account issues, referring as appropriate;
Performs all general public service circulation duties and support tasks;
Serves as a member of the Branch Management Team;
May schedule staff and plan workflow to ensure adequate coverage.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of library policies and procedures;
Knowledge of how to operate and effectively utilize the Library's automated circulation system;
Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
Knowledge of word processing and computer applications;
Ability to supervise and coordinate the work of others;
Ability to effectively train others;
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing;
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others;
Ability to deal with stressful situations and difficult customers;
Ability to exercise tact, good judgment and initiative;
Ability to work independently within established policies, procedures, and guidelines;
Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions;
Ability to evaluate procedures and recommend improvements;
Ability to learn and independently use office equipment, including software suites and specialized databases;
Ability to perform basic arithmetic;
Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements;
Ability to stoop, bend and stretch;
Ability to stand for two hours at a time.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or possession of a GED issued by a state department of education; plus, two years of full-time experience or the equivalent amount of part-time library or customer service experience.

Not applicable.

Two or more years of experience working in a library, to include one year of supervisory experience.

The appointee to the position will be required to complete a criminal background check and Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements. Ability to stoop, bend and reach. Ability to input, access and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to lift books weighing 10 pounds. Must be able to stand for two hours at a time. Ability to push and pull full 4-wheeled book carts and book bins. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.