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Library Systems & Services Library Associate 3 in Nuevo, California

Position Summary:

The Library Associate 3 role is the senior role in the Library Associate job family, is found in large library

locations (staff over 20) and may supervise Junior Library Associates. The primary responsibility is at the

circulation desk, providing excellent customer service handling and overseeing the opening of accounts,

placing holds, processing interlibrary loans, handling fines, processing lost materials and problem solving

patron accounts. A portion of the Library Associate 3 job may also be to plan and facilitate library

programs and/or volunteer coordination.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

• Provides customer service to patrons by greeting, providing tours and assisting patrons in all

areas of the library

• Supervise junior Library Associates which includes managing performance, evaluation,

interviewing/hiring, training and approving timesheets

• Work closely with Librarians and library management to plan, implement and promote

programming activities

• Processes newly acquired library materials, including all identifying stamps, labels, RIDF and

covers

• Inform library patrons of rules of conduct as necessary, and enforce those rules when appropriate

• Maintain circulation records and oversee the mailing of library materials to patrons in homebound

or other programs

• Process damaged materials to ensure collections are maintained in a good condition

• Assist with library opening and closing procedures

• Support reference desk in assisting patrons with questions

• Coordinate volunteers and assign duties, providing necessary training

• May coordinate volunteers and assign duties, providing necessary training

• Know and understand the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read

Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental

tenet of a public library. In addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials

available at your local library(ies)

• Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron

records

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Qualifications:

An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education,

training and/or work experience required.

• H.S. Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Three years library experience preferred

• One year supervisory experience preferred

• Proficiency with library systems and databases

• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

• Multilingual speaking is a plus

• A high degree of proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is desired

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to work a regular schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings and

weekends

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to frequently move from place to place within the location; file and retrieve books

and other items on high shelves; lift, push/pull, hold/carry of items weighing up to 25 pounds and

occasionally up to 35 pounds. of heavy boxes, books, and equipment; work in confined spaces;

walk; bend; stoop; reach; and climb.

• Ability to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on projects such as computer screens

or detailed paperwork.

LS&S is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or

expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only standards for

the position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and

responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential duties and

responsibilities.

Benefits

· Work Location: Nuview Library

· Hours Worked: 30 hours per week

· Starting Pay Rate: $17/hour

· Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

· Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

· Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

· Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

· Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

· Short Term & Long Term Disability

· Training & Development

· Wellness Resources

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