Library Assistant I
Library Assistant I
North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: CCC693
Location: Cypress College
Department: Library/Learning Resource Center & Distance Ed
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)
Assists and provides technical information to faculty, staff and students and other patrons regarding online catalog, location, selection, and utilization of books, periodicals and other library materials.
Charges, discharges, reserves, and renews books and other materials; collects and accounts for fines, overdue charges and other monies.
Processes library cards for faculty, staff, and students to ensure all patrons have access to library materials.
Processes and catalogs new library acquisitions in accordance with established standards and procedures; resolves bibliographic searches.
Processes and maintains library materials and is responsible for monitoring shelving and shelf reading in an assigned area of the library; assists in maintaining the library in a quiet and orderly condition.
Assists in daily operations procedures such as unlocking and locking entrances, handling cash receipts, and book drop clearing.
Participates in the planning and development of library policies, programs and procedures as requested.
Prepares and maintains a variety of detailed statistical records, reports and correspondence and continuously updates the library database for assigned area of responsibility.
Performs general clerical duties related to the maintenance and efficiency of the library; processes various forms, letters and correspondence; answers telephones and directs calls as appropriate; provides routine information.
Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.
Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Performs related duties as assigned.
This position is responsible for performing professional library duties in one or more of the following areas: acquisition, cataloging, circulation, distribution and utilization of library resources; and providing assistance to students, faculty, and other patrons regarding library resources.
The Library Assistant I maintains frequent contact with students, faculty, and other patrons of the library
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of library policies, procedures, and practices
Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system
Knowledge of on-line bibliographic databases
Knowledge of cataloging codes and standards
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
Knowledge of various computer software applications
Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment
Ability to perform complex and technical paraprofessional duties in a community college library
Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to work and interact with the public
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, etc
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate effective, both orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum one (1) year technical and clerical library experience.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
College-level course work in library science/technology.
Experience working in a college or university library.
College library environment; subject to standing, lifting (up to 25 lbs. unassisted), standing, bending, stooping and pushing, repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.
Salary Range: $4,023 - $4,866 Per Month
Number of Vacancies: 1
Commitment to Diversity:
Posting Number: 2015324P
Open Date: 03/08/2019
Close Date: 3/29/2019
Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/3570
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