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Library Assistant

Employer
Valencia College
Location
Orlando, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Position Number:

HR0551

Position Title:

Library Assistant

Job Type:

Staff

FT/PT:

Part-Time

Employee Class Description:

Staff PT (ed. support)

General Position Description:

Responsible for providing general circulation information and service to students, faculty, and staff. Processes new library acquisitions and performs tasks using an automated circulation system.

Grade:

18

Exemption Status:

Non-Exempt

Posting Number:

S909P

Primary Work Location:

Winter Park, FL 32789 - Winter Park Campus

If multiple locations, what are the other locations::

Winter Park, FL 32789 - Winter Park Campus

Proposed Work Schedule (Please note hours subject to change based on business needs):

TBD with canadidate

Number of Vacancies:

1

Posting Start Date:

04/22/2022

Posting End Date:

05/06/2022

Open Until Filled:

No

Quicklink for Posting:

https://valenciacollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/17315

Salary Range:

13.35 Per Hour

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Preferred Type of Experience:

Library experience.
Experience using computers and related software.
Database, data entry, and mainframe experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of circulation procedures, automated library circulation systems, reserve material preparation and handling, and the fundamentals of information service in a library.

Ability to provide strong customer service, make appropriate referrals, and effectively interpret and explain Learning Resources Center/library policies/procedures to faculty, staff, students, and community.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions, and work effectively without direct supervision.

Ability to access file cabinets and bookshelves.

Ability to lift and carry up to 44 pounds.

Ability to operate office machines and library equipment.

Ability to effective work in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

General Working Conditions:

This job primarily operates in a professional office environment. The employee will routinely operate standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, keyboards, mouse, phones, photocopiers, printers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to frequently remaining stationary, moving, reaching, positioning self and occasionally ascending/descending, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-15 pounds. This job also entails frequently communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to frequently using discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.

The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Diversity Statement:

All employees must demonstrate a commitment to Valencia College’s Equity and Inclusion efforts.

Organization

The winner of the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Valencia College is one of the largest community colleges in Florida, teaching more than 76,000 students annually.

But it's our quality of education, not size, that truly makes us great. Our Honors program is viewed by the National Collegiate and Southern Regional Honors Council as one of the exemplary programs in the nation. The Orlando Sentinel dubbed our fine-arts faculty one of the best in the region, and director Steven Spielberg called our film program one of the best anywhere. But the opinions that matter most are those of our students, and 92% say we met or exceeded their expectations on overall quality of education.

We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

We stand in the gap between what is and what can be. We pave a path to true potential. Whether it’s helping students land a dream job or continue on to the university of their Dreams, we do everything in our power to make that possible for each and every one of our students.

Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that encourages teamwork, creativity and the achievement of a true work/life balance.

At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. We’re committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent.

We seek leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. Educational enthusiasts, passionate optimists and experienced realists. Individuals who not only believe in our students, but will help our students believe in themselves.

Valencia College has convenient locations throughout Central Florida and easily accessible by local freeways, expressways, and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal. With beautiful year-round weather, endless entertainment and dining options, and world-famous attractions, there's no shortage of incredible ways to spend your spare time.


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Telephone
4075828300
Location
1768 Park Center Drive
Orlando
Florida
32835
United States
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