Library Assistant

Employer
College of the Sequoias
Location
Visalia, CA
Closing date
Jul 30, 2021

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General Description

Under the direction of the Director, Learning Resources, the Library Assistant performs a variety of clerical and customer service duties in the Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC).

This is a part-time (20 hours/week); 10 month position. College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

Job Duties

Job duties of the Library Assistant include:

Provide information and assistance to students, staff and the community in use of library services and materials.Assist in locating and gathering materials for students and faculty.Assist students with printing and using library computers and software (i.e. Office 365, Google products, Banner).Provide guidance and assistance to student employees.Assist in processing and removal of library materials.Materials and collection maintenance.Check books and materials in and out.Perform other duties reasonably related to the job classification.Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):The Library Assistant will have any combination equivalent to: sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the Representative Duties. Working Conditions:Environment

Office environment.Constant interruptions.Weekend work may be required. Physical AbilitiesAbility to operate a computer and office equipment.Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.Ability to to communicate with library patrons.Ability to read library materials.Ability to reach horizontally and above the shoulder to shelve and retrieve books.Ability to carry and lift books weighing up to 30 pounds.Ability to pull and push book carts. Knowledge and AbilitiesThe hiring committee is seeking evidence of the following:Knowledge of:Standard library methods and organization.Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.Telephone techniques and etiquette.Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.Basic clerical skills. Ability to:Provide assistance to students, staff and public in a tactful and courteous manner.Learn library practices and procedures and equipment.Learn the location of materials in the library.Perform routine clerical work.Type at an acceptable rate of speed.Work cooperatively with others.Train and provide work direction to others.Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Application Procedure

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:

An online job application.Letter of interest which addresses how the applicant's experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the job duties.ResumeIf you have questions, please contact John Bratsch at [email protected].

Organization

College of the Sequoias is a two-year California community college offering educational and enrichment programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. The college was established in 1925 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus site in Visalia in 1940.

In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is also home to the college's police and fire academies.

COS also opened its Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS' agriculture program

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