PART-TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANT - North Cobb Regional Library

Cobb County Government - Marietta, GA

There are three part-time Library Assistant positions located at the new North Cobb Regional Library. These positions are primarily assigned to the Information Desk, but may assist in Adult or Youth Services.

This job announcement may be used to fill vacancies at other locations.

These positions will work up to 18 hours per week and may include nights and weekends.

Salary $12.32 - $19.72 per hour Grade Code 5P Position Number 8105251, 8105252, 8105253 Essential Functions
Provides customer service to library patrons and the public: greets visitors and directs to areas of library; provides assistance and information related to library services, fees, procedures, city information and directions, or other issues; researches book titles, book availability, patron records, or related information; reserves materials for patrons; notifies patrons about overdue books, arrival of reserved books, or other issues; and assists patrons with the use of various library equipment in assigned area.

Returns library books and materials to appropriate shelving areas: shelves or places materials in appropriate order; reads labels to ensure materials belong to assigned branch and are arranged in proper order; and locates materials and searches for missing materials as needed.

Checks library materials in and out: operates the library’s automated circulation system to charge, discharge, and renew books; counts paperbacks checked out; retrieves books from book drop; inspects materials for damage and withdraws materials in need of repair from circulation; inspects for routing slips or other identification prior to shelving; routes books to other locations as appropriate; sorts and arranges materials on book carts for shelving; and separates new books for display.

Performs general tasks related to library operations, which may include sorting and organizing donated paperbacks and other materials, moving book carts, maintaining general appearance of library, cleaning counters, watering plants, or running various errands.

Monitors inventory levels of library supplies: initiates requests for new or replacement materials.

Answers the telephone: provides information and assistance; takes and relays messages or directs calls to appropriate personnel; and returns calls as necessary.

Provides computer and reference assistance to library patrons: assists patrons in finding required information; instructs patrons in use of various library systems and resources; suggests appropriate internal and external resources for queries; and conducts informal training, as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hours worked per week (include over time) Up to 18 hours per week Department Code 080 Department Name Library Department Unit Code 1835 Unit Name NORTH COBB LIBRARY Position Information Position Type Part-Time Job Category Library Internal or External External-Open to Public Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or related field required; supplemented by one year of experience in customer service or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience using software applications and electronic devices, such as e-readers, personal computers, and standard office equipment.

Basic keyboarding skills.

Bilingual in Spanish.

Good communication and strong customer service skills.

Ability to work independently in a busy environment.

License and Certifications Physical Abilities
Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements
Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors
Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Number 02601 Posting Information
Posting Date 06/20/2019 Closing Date 07/04/2019 Open Until Filled No EEO Statement
Cobb County is an equal opportunity employer.

Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Notice
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541

Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.

Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.