Library Circulation Desk Assistant

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Job Purpose: Performing essential library operations at service desk, in circulation and reserves, with the library collections, and for other projects as assigned.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: Staffing the circulation desk and reserves area; assisting patrons with directional questions, basic information searches, operation of library equipment and computers; checking books and other items in and out; shelving and refilling circulating and reserve items; answering front desk telephone, responding to basic questions and making referrals for more complex inquiries; maintaining and caring for an assigned area of the library collections; completing an assigned library project each semester.
Job Qualifications: Reliability, timeliness, ability to work during assigned shifts without continuous direct supervision; Accuracy and attention to detail, including knowing and following library policies and practices; Customer service orientation and interpersonal communication skills; Collaborative team approach; Ability to lift weights of up to 40 pounds, to push heavily-loaded book trucks, to use stepladders for access to upper shelves in library stacks.




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Posted: 8/27/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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