LIBRARY ASSISTANT-FULL-TIME

Loudoun County Government - Leesburg, VA

13 days agoFull-time | Part-time$37,000 - $52,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Date Opened 11/26/2019 08:00:00 AM
Closing Date 12/10/2019 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range $36,660-$52,348
Department LIBRARY SERVICES
Job Type Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time Full-Time

Benefits Full Benefits
Reg/Temp Regular
Introduction
Just 45 minutes west of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great community support and has an excellent reputation
Job Description

Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is offering collaborative, detail-oriented candidates the opportunity to become a full-time Library Assistant at the Rust Library. Location is subject to change based on operational needs. As a member of an enthusiastic team, Library Assistants provide direct customer service in reference, reader’s advisory and circulation functions, as well as assist customers in the use of library resources and technologies.

Library Assistants plan and lead programs for children, teen and adult audiences
Successful candidates will be passionate, creative team players with excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
Must possess strong multi-tasking, organizational and technology skills.

Library Assistants serve a variety of roles. There are opportunities to work at the After Hours Teen Center, which is open 7-10 p.m. every Friday, and in our innovative Makerspaces, which feature equipment such as 3D printers, sewing machines, robotics, coding products and traditional crafting supplies. All staff work in a collaborative environment with other staff to complete daily tasks, conduct programs and coordinate outreach.

LCPL provides services seven (7) days a week including Friday and Saturday evening. Work schedules vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays. This job recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies.

Job Requirements
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree
One (1) year prior experience providing direct customer service to the public strongly preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office products preferred
Special Requirements
Requires ability to push or pull wheeled carts weighing up to 200 pounds
Constant bending, reaching, walking and standing required
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds required
Spanish/English bilingual skills preferred
Post Conditional Offer Contingencies
Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background check