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Winterville Library

Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Address

115 Marigold Lane
Winterville, Georgia 30683
706-742-7735

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Specialized Library Assistant: Collection Management Technician - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens Regional Library System has an immediate opening for a part-time Specialized Library Assistant, Collection Management Technician, located at the Athens-Clarke County Library. 

Salary/Benefits: $ 11/hour; without benefits
Hours: 15 hours per week
Deadline for applications: Open until filled, apply as soon as possible
Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) preferred but not Required.

Purpose and Scope

The purpose of this job is to provide specialized assistance in the processing of library materials for the Athens Regional Library System.  Duties include but are not limited to making shelf ready by physical processing books and other library materials for ARLS collections.  This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures. The ideal candidate must be well-organized and detailed-oriented; must be able to work independently and in a team environment; must be adaptable to varying job assignments.  This position reports to the Technical Services Librarian.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. College preferred or, any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Computer experience required, working knowledge of PINES Evergreen ILS preferred. Must be well-organized and detail-oriented; must be adaptable to varying job assignments; must be self-motivated.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job.  Other duties of a similar nature may be required and assigned, and job assignments may change in the future.

  • Processes and routes books, CDs, DVDs, and other library materials by stamping, covering, placing labels, RFID tagging, etc., according to prescribed processes.
  • Uses computer and other office equipment in the performance of duties (creates book plates, spine labels, DVD graphics, works in Evergreen ILS).
  • Repairs books as needed.
  • Monitors materials processing supplies for ACCL and branches.  Confers with supervisor to manage ordering of materials processing supplies. Communicates with branch staff about supply needs.
  • Communicates with staff & patrons on phone and via email, answering questions and forwarding calls, as necessary.
  • Assists Technical Services Acquisitions Specialist and Technical Services Librarian with quality control of outsourced materials.
  • Assists with other Technical Services workflow as needed and as directed by supervisor; assists with collection maintenance processes, including holdings maintenance and weeding.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily department and library operations, including opening & closing the library; organizing & re-shelving materials; routing information; materials processing; & performing basic office duties, including answering telephones & operating office equipment.
  • Upholds all library policies, including the Patron Responsibilities & Conduct statement; monitors & responds to safety & security of library patrons & campus; reports situations according to outlined procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Library System as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position
  • Personal computer proficiency; ability to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments; ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Ability to use plan, organize and/or prioritize daily tasks and work activities; ability to work independently toward established goals.
  • Skill in supply management
  • Mathematical ability to handle required calculations
  • Knowledge of and skill in delivering excellent external and internal customer service
  • Ability and desire to work with details in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Ability to answer questions and to explain procedures to co-workers
  • Very basic knowledge of library collection development principles and of information resources and reading materials
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with management, employees, members of the general public
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all library units to improve library service delivery to the public; ability to work in a pleasant, professional and effective manner with patrons, staff, coworkers, other departments of the library
  • Knowledge of all normal and emergency building emergency procedures
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computer, telephone, and other electronic equipment.  Must be able to use body members to work, move, or carry objects or materials; requires fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.  Position requires frequent standing, stooping, bending, walking, and pushing fully-loaded book carts and hand trucks. Medium work level must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Submit online ARLS job application for this position. Please include a resume & cover letter describing qualifications for this position.

The Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities & encourages prospective & current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace & requires a pre-employment drug test & eVerify approval.

Athens-Clarke County Library Substitute - All Clarke County libraries

Salary: $8.00/hour, without benefits

Hours: 8 hours per week minimum (up to 19 hours per week)

Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) preferred but not Required

Deadline for applications: August 1, 2015

Purpose & Scope

This part-time position works 8-19 hours weekly as a substitute in all branches of the Athens-Clarke County Library (East Athens, Lay Park, Pinewoods, & Winterville) or the main library.  There is potential for up to 19 hours of work during any given week, but only eight are guaranteed. During the first two months, the Library Substitute will work 19 hours per week at the Baxter Street branch, in order to receive training. After the training period, the Library Substitute will work every Friday, from 9 am-6 pm, with an unpaid hour-long lunch break, at the main Athens branch on Baxter Street. Up to an additional 11 hours may be scheduled at any of five Clarke County library locations. Efforts are made to designate scheduled substitute assignments in advance; however, some assignments will be on an on-call basis, & much flexibility is required.  This position requires dependability, superb customer service performance, tact, knowledge of library policies & procedures, the ability to work on short notice & the ability to work well with children.  This position also requires some independent judgment & the ability to work alone &/or without direct supervision. 

Minimum Training & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent is required; college courses &/or degree desirable.  Two years of customer service experience required, with library experience preferred.  Or, any equivalent combination of education, training, & experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, & abilities for the position. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job.  Other duties of a similar nature or level may be required as assigned & duties may be added or changed in the future.

  • Follows opening & closing procedures in order to maintain public library hours of operation.
  • Provides direct customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information, circulation, programming, & readers’ advisory needs.
  • Assists patrons with using automation systems, the Internet, & other resources in order to locate information & materials.
  • Accomplishes various functions relating to circulation & control of library materials & customer registration, including circulation of internal & external library loans of materials & resolving problems when appropriate.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily branch operations, including:  accepting fees & fines; routing loans & information; performing basic office duties such as copying, filing, FAXing, & answering phones
  • Records & reports required statistics.
  • Assists with collection maintenance through performing tasks such as emptying bookdrops, sorting, shelving, & checking materials in & out of the library.
  • Delivers library-related materials & programs to patrons; works to develop and present age appropriate literature-based programs at the libraries.

Supervisory & Management Responsibility

This position may be responsible for the supervision & operations of the branch & monitoring of volunteers.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of customer service principles & skill in providing customer service to patrons of all ages as well as to co-workers
  • Personal computer proficiency & the ability to use, understand, & assist patrons with various computer applications & the automated library system
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles & practices & application of ARLS & branch policies, procedures, & activities
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills & ability to communicate successfully with patrons & staff
  • Knowledge of children’s, teen, & adult literature
  • Organizational skills & the ability to plan & prioritize assignments & activities
  • Knowledge of all normal & emergency library building procedures
  • Knowledge of basic office principles and skill in performing office support, including ability to collect cash money and make correct change mentally
  • Aptitude for creative projects such displays, crafts, decorations & publicity
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, & punctual attendance
  • Ability to walk, climb, stoop, reach, bend, kneel, & crawl in order to handle & manage storage & retrieval of library materials & equipment
  • Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computer, telephone, photocopy machine, & audio/visual equipment.  Must be able move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 to 25 pounds force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Medium work.

Submit online ARLS job application for this position. Please include a resume & cover letter describing qualifications for this position.

The Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities & encourages prospective & current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace & requires a pre-employment drug test & eVerify approval.

Acquisitions Specialist / Technical Services Assistant - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens Regional Library System has an immediate opening for a full-time Acquisitions Specialist / Technical Services Assistant, located at the Athens-Clarke County Library.

The purpose of this job is to provide specialized technical assistance in the ordering and receiving of all books and other collection materials for the Athens Regional Library System.  Duties include, but are not limited to, receiving and invoicing materials, submitting invoices to the Business Office, and resolving issues with vendors. This position will also assist with planning services and answering questions.  This position will assist the Technical Services Librarian by copy cataloging of books, spoken word, and DVDs, as well as other cataloging duties while adhering to PINES cataloging policies.  This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures. The ideal candidate must be well-organized and detail-oriented; must be able to work independently and in a team environment; must be adaptable to varying job assignments.  The position reports to the Technical Services Librarian.

Salary/Benefits: $12/hour, with benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) preferred but not Required.

Deadline for applications:  Open until Filled

Minimum Training & Experience

Four years of college desirable or satisfactory combination of training and experience. Computer and internet experience required, working knowledge of PINES Evergreen ILS preferred. Must be well-organized and detail-oriented; must be adaptable to varying job assignments. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) ability preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job.  Other duties of a similar nature may be required and assigned, and job assignments may change in the future.

  • Coordinates acquisition flow with Assistant Director for Collections and Grants, Technical Services Librarian, and Business Manager to meet and fulfill annual budgetary requirements and maintain adequate flow of new materials into the libraries' collections. 
  • Orders, unpacks, receives, reconciles, and invoices materials ordered; maintains all required documentation and files in regard to materials ordered and received; monitors receipt of drop-shipped materials to branch locations; breaks down boxes for disposal.
  • Monitors all orders to ensure efficient delivery, and in the event of problems, traces shipments and follows up on undelivered goods.
  • Confers with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Assists Technical Services Librarian with quality control of outsourced materials.
  • Enters, transcribes, records, stores, and maintains information in written or electronic form; compiles and submits regular, required reports and business forms.
  • Orders, claims, routes, and maintains files of current periodicals.  Coordinates periodical orders for branches.
  • Checks availability of patrons' requests; answers questions, and explains procedures and policies as it relates to the acquisition of materials.
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with library vendors.
  • Prefer a working knowledge of MARC, AACR2r/RDA, DDC23, LCSH; prefer a working knowledge of PINES Evergreen ILS.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily department and library operations, including opening & closing the library; organizing & re-shelving materials; routing information; materials processing; performing basic office duties, including answering telephones & operating office equipment.
  • Assists Technical Services Librarian with cataloging, ILS maintenance projects, and other cataloging duties.
  • Upholds all library policies, including the Patron Responsibilities and Conduct statement; monitors and responds to safety and security of library patrons and campus; reports situations according to outlined procedures.

Marginal Job Functions

  • Assists patrons with donations and sorts donated books for collection addition purposes.
  • Assists with collection maintenance processes, including weeding.
  • Processes books, CDs, DVDs, and other materials for circulation by stamping, covering, placing labels, routing, etc.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility

  • May train & oversee library volunteers as assigned.
  • Manages acquisitions office under the direction of Technical Services Librarian.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Library System as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of an Acquisitions Specialist.
  • Mathematical ability and skills to accurately handle required calculations and reports.
  • Personal computer proficiency; ability to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments; ability to adapt to new technologies.
  • Skill in supply management, tracking budget expenses, and maintaining vendor relationships.
  • Advanced knowledge of and skill in delivering excellent external and internal customer service.
  • Ability and desire to work with details in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills; ability to use independent judgment and discretion, including determining procedures to be implemented, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.  Ability to redesign acquisition's workflow.
  • Ability to answer questions and to explain procedures to co-workers, patrons, and vendors.
  • Basic knowledge of library collection development principles and of information resources and reading materials.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with management, employees, members of the general public, Friends of the Library organizations and other materials donors; ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all library units to improve library service delivery to the public; ability to work in a pleasant, professional and effective manner with patrons, staff, coworkers, other departments of the library.
  • Knowledge of all normal and emergency building emergency procedures.
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computer, telephone, and other electronic equipment.  Must be able to use body members to work, move, or carry objects or materials; requires fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.  Position requires frequent standing, stooping, bending, walking, and pushing fully-loaded book carts and hand trucks.
  • Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computer, telephone, copy machine & other equipment.  Must be able to push carts of books and move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 to 25 pounds force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Medium work.

Submit online ARLS job application for this position. Please include a resume & cover letter describing qualifications for this position.

Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective and current employees to discuss potential necessary accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and electronic employment eligibility approval.

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