Jobs

Part-time Collection Services Associate

$10.50 per hour

Schedule:

Sundays: 12:45 PM to 5:00 PM

Wednesdays: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Definition:

Under the general supervision of the Collection Services Librarian and the oversight of the Collection Services Supervisor, the Collection Services Associate is responsible for helping to maintain the library’s collection.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities are assigned by the Collection 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:

  • Performing collection maintenance tasks as needed, including using the library’s automated system to discharge materials, process holds, perform location changes, and conduct inventories
  • Retrieving holds from the stacks
  • Delivering materials to and retrieving materials from the Library-in-a-Box units
  • Sorting, organizing, and shelving library materials, including books, magazines/newspapers, and media
  • Reading shelves for neatness and proper order; rearranging or shifting books as necessary
  • Performing tasks and duties as assigned by the Collection Services Librarian

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma; some college preferred

Applications are available online at https://www.jesspublib.org/_uploads/JCPL-Application.pdf

Direct inquiries to Mary Ann Abner, Collection Services Librarian, mabner@jesspublib.org

Deadline to apply is December 26, 2018.


Part-time Substitute Collection Services

 Hourly rate: $10.50

Schedule:

Saturday: 8:45 AM to 5:00 PM (30 minute lunch break)

Definition: Under the general supervision of the Collection Services Librarian, the Substitute is responsible for performing tasks related to the circulation of library materials and to the assistance of public computer customers. Because JCPL Substitutes are used in four departments – User Services, Collection Services, Technology Services, and Children’s Services – the employee may report to one of several different supervisors, depending upon in which department he/she is working on a given day.  The work requires the Substitute to interact extensively with the public and other staff members.

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

Applications are available online at https://www.jesspublib.org/_uploads/JCPL-Application.pdf

Direct inquiries to Mary Ann Abner, Collection Services Librarian, mabner@jesspublib.org

Deadline to apply is December 26, 2018.