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Computer Desk Associate

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User Services Associate

Teen Services Associate

Computer Desk Associate

Position Type: Part-Time
Department: Technology Services
Salary: $11.00 per hour
Primary Schedule: 19.5 hours per week (Mon. 5:30p-9p / Tue. 5p-9p / Wed. 5p-9p / Thur. 5p-9p / Sun. 1p-5p)

Definition:
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Technology Services Librarian, the Computer Desk Associate is
responsible for performing tasks related to the needs of the customers and technology in the library’s public computer
area. The work requires the Computer Desk Associate to effectively interact and serve the public on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities are assigned by the Assistant Technology Services Librarian and may vary depending on
departmental staffing levels and the skills and experience of the employee. Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Provide excellent customer support and service; be present and visible in the public computer area and
available to customers requiring assistance
• Respond to a variety of questions from customers related to the library and/or usage of the public computers
and other equipment/resources available to the public
• Explain and assist customers with the fundamental operations of commonly used software, hardware, and other
equipment
• Maintain a current general knowledge on technology trends and the changing needs of the customer base the
library serves
• Ensure that the public computer area is always ready for use; stock paper and toner in printers, push in chairs,
troubleshoot technical issues, report problems to appropriate parties, etc.
• Assist in completion of library trouble tickets when assigned
• Collect money (if necessary) for faxes, print outs, copies, discs, headphones and other items the library sells to
its customers
• Use the library’s ILS system to perform routine tasks and answer general customer inquiries
• Explain and enforce library policies
• Perform regular shift procedures, which may include counting a money drawer and recording statistics
• Perform library-related work as assigned for the efficient and effective operation of the institution
• Undertake necessary training to either secure and retain library certification and/or meet job needs if required

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma (Some college preferred)
• Proficient knowledge of use of the Internet and Microsoft Office applications
• Working knowledge of PCs and computer networks

Physical Demands:
• Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, climbing, and similar movements when occasion requires
• Occasional pushing 50-100-lb. book trucks and handling moderately heavy boxes of books when the occasion
requires
• Visual acuity sufficient to view computer screens for extended lengths of time (4-8 hours)
• Ability to hear
• Ability to work in a seated position for long periods of time

Application Procedure:
• Applications and resumes accepted by fax, email, or in person. Download a JCPL Application for Employment. Printed applications available on location at the Customer Service Desk.

Application Deadline:
• Position will remain open until filled


Janitor

Pay: $11.00 per hour

Weekday Mornings Shift: 15 regularly scheduled hours per week.*
Monday-Wednesday: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

* Regularly scheduled hours are subject to
change as deemed necessary by supervisor.

Duties include: Mopping, sweeping, dusting, cleaning, disinfecting, vacuuming, emptying trash, picking up trash, responding to immediate cleaning needs.

Applications are available at the Circulation Desk or online at www.jesspublib.org/jobs.
Interview candidates will be selected from pool of applicants.

Open until filled.

Target Start Date: Monday, March 6th


User Services Substitute

Pay: $9.90 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Assisting customers in the use of library materials and services
  • Referring customers to appropriate service points
  • Using the library’s automated system to check materials in or out, process holds, register new cardholders, collect fines/fees, and answer general inquiries
  • Sorting, organizing, and shelving library materials, including books, periodicals, and media
  • Assisting customers with the use of library equipment, including the online catalog and public computers
  • Explaining library policies; instructing customers in the use and policies of the Internet
  • Reading shelves for neatness and proper order; rearranging or shifting books as necessary
  • Answering telephone and directing calls as necessary
  • Accepting and confirming applications for meeting room use and explaining relevant policies
  • Performing opening and closing procedures, which may include counting cash and recording statistics
  • Performing duties related to rotating collections and collection maintenance
  • Performing other related work as assigned for the efficient and effective operation of the library
  • Undertaking necessary training to obtain/maintain skills necessary to perform job duties

Qualifications:

High School diploma; some college preferred

Application Procedure:

Applications and resumes accepted by fax, email, or in person. Download a JCPL Application for Employment. Printed applications available on location at the Customer Service Desk.

Application deadline:

The position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately.


 

Teen Services Associate

Pay: $10.50 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Assist customers in the use of teen library materials and services, refer customers to appropriate service points
Help conduct programming for young adults
Help promote teen library’s resources; compile bibliographies and advertise services
Perform reference and readers advisory services in person, by telephone and email for young adult readers
Assist customers with the use of library equipment, including the online catalog, public computers, mobile devices and gaming systems
Assists with collection maintenance including shelving and shelf-reading
Explain and enforce library policies
Perform opening and closing procedures; record and report statistics
Perform other tasks and duties as assigned

Qualifications:
High School Diploma
Some college preferred
Experience with young adults highly desirable

Application Procedure:

Applications and resumes accepted by fax, email, or in person. Download a JCPL Application for Employment. Printed applications available on location at the Customer Service Desk.

Application deadline:

The position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately.