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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

Part-time Branch Library Assistant/Computer Services Specialist – Royston Library

The Royston Library is hiring an individual committed to offering the best library service to our community, an individual who doesn't settle for the ways it's been done, but instead looks for ways to excel and improve. We seek an enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individual who proactively searches for opportunities to make public library services relevant to all members of the community.

Salary: $7.75/hour, without benefits
Hours: 12 hours per week, some nights and Saturdays required
Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) preferred but not required.
Deadline for applications – Open until filled

Purpose and Scope

This part-time position provides front-line services to patrons in the library, performs other supportive duties and develops and presents library programs on technology. This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures, significant independent judgment and skill in program presentation. This position reports directly to the Branch Manager.

Minimum training and experience

High school diploma or equivalent is required, with college degree preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and basic computer/Internet applications is required. Experience teaching in a small group setting is desirable. At least one year experience working with public customer service is required, with library or educational setting experience preferred. Or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.

Essential Functions

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 and job assignments may change in the future.

  • Provides customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information, circulation, computer use, programming, readers' advisory and other library-related needs
  • Monitors public activities in the library and on the library campus and handles problems as they arise.
  • Develops and presents basic computer instruction on MS Word, Internet Searching, Web-based applications such as Facebook and email, etc.
  • Maintains and submits required reports and communicates programming plans and feedback to Branch Manager.
  • Creates, with approval of the Branch Manager, program advertising, publicity and marketing.
  • Contributes to staff education in areas related to technology.
  • Monitors computer areas of the library for safety and service issues and the security of materials in those areas and makes suggestions for improvements to the Branch Manager.
  • Assists patrons with using automation systems, the Internet and other resources in order to locate information and materials.
  • Uses established guidelines to accomplish various functions relating to circulation and control of library materials and customer registration, including circulation of internal and external library loans and resolving problems.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily branch operations, including accepting fees and fines, routing loans and information and performing basic office duties such as copying, filing, FAXing, answering telephones, shelving materials.
  • Assists in maintaining organization, security and appearance of the facility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and skill in providing customer service to co-workers and to patrons, especially children and their caregivers
  • Skill in public speaking and program presentation techniques.
  • Knowledge of children's, teen and adult literature
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with the public, co-workers and supervisor
  • Knowledge and application of ARLS and branch policies, procedures and activities
  • Organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize assignments and activities
  • Skill in using and understanding personal computers, programs and the Internet for performing required duties
  • Skill in assisting patrons with common computer applications and techniques
  • Knowledge of all normal and 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
  • Ability to work with patrons of all ages and abilities.
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May be in charge of the operations of the library in the absence of the Branch Manager on scheduled nights and weekends; opens and closes the library.
  • May train and oversee volunteers as assigned, including maintaining required reports.

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.

Part-time Branch Library Assistant/Children's Services Specialist - Oglethorpe County Library

The Oglethorpe County Library is hiring an individual committed to offering the best library service to our community, an individual who doesn't settle for the ways it's been done, but instead looks for ways to excel and improve. We seek an enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individual who proactively searches for opportunities to make public library services relevant to all members of the community.

Salary: $8.00/hour, without benefits

Hours: 16 hours per week, some nights and Saturdays required

Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) preferred but not required.

Start Date: Early 2016

Deadline for applications – Open until filled

Purpose and Scope

This part-time position provides front-line services to patrons in the library, performs other supportive duties and develops and presents library programs for children.  This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures, significant independent judgment and skill in program presentation.  This position reports directly to the Branch Manager. 

Minimum training and experience

High school diploma or equivalent is required, with college degree preferred.  At least one year experience working with public customer service is required, with library or educational setting experience preferred.  Or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.  Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Georgia driver's license and must have dependable, personal transportation to use for traveling for off-campus programming duties. 

Essential Functions

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 and job assignments may change in the future.

  • Provides customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information, circulation, computer use, programming, readers' advisory and other library-related needs
  • Monitors public activities in the library and on the library campus and handles problems as they arise.
  • Develops and presents age appropriate literature-based programs at the library and in outreach locations within the county in order to encourage reading, viewing and listening skills and to promote use of the library and its materials.
  • Maintains and submits required reports and communicates programming plans and feedback to Branch Manager.
  • Creates, with approval of the Branch Manager, program advertising, publicity and marketing.
  • Works with the Branch Manager to plan and implement the Summer Reading Program, seasonal family programs, book discussion groups and special programming.
  • Develops and maintains an inventory of resources, including supplies, to support assigned library programs and services.
  • Monitors children's areas of the library for safety and service issues and the security of materials in those areas and makes suggestions for improvements to the Branch Manager.
  • Creates book displays and other reader's advisory materials for targeted age groups.
  • Evaluates library materials and services and makes materials selection suggestions to Branch Manager; assists with collection maintenance through performing such tasks as processing, sorting, shelving and weeding materials according to established guidelines.
  • Assists patrons with using automation systems, the Internet and other resources in order to locate information and materials.
  • Uses established guidelines to accomplish various functions relating to circulation and control of library materials and customer registration, including circulation of internal and external library loans and resolving problems.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily branch operations, including accepting fees and fines, routing loans and information and performing basic office duties such as copying, filing, FAXing, answering telephones, shelving materials.
  • Assists in maintaining organization, security and appearance of the facility.
  • Drives to program sites and works outside the library building.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and skill in providing customer service to co-workers and to patrons, especially children and their caregivers
  • Skill in public speaking and program presentation techniques appropriate to the targeted audiences
  • Knowledge of children's, teen and adult literature
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with the public, co-workers and supervisor
  • Knowledge and application of ARLS and branch policies, procedures and activities
  • Organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize assignments and activities
  • Skill in using and understanding personal computers, programs and the Internet for performing required duties
  • Skill in assisting patrons with common computer applications and techniques
  • Knowledge of all normal and 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
  • Aptitude for creative projects such as displays, crafts, decorations and publicity
  • Ability to work with patrons of all ages, but especially with teens and children and their parents or caregivers
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May be in charge of the operations of the library in the absence of the Branch Manager on scheduled nights and weekends; opens and closes the library.
  • May train and oversee volunteers as assigned, including maintaining required reports.

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.

Part-time Weekend Librarian - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens-Clarke County Library is hiring individuals committed to offering the best library service to our community, individuals who don't settle for the ways it's been done, but instead look for ways to excel and improve. We seek enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individuals who proactively search for opportunities to make public library services relevant to all members of the community.

Purpose and Scope

The Athens-Clarke County Library has an immediate opening for a weekend librarian. The person in this position works two weekends each month (Saturday and Sunday) in the Information Services Department. The ideal candidate will be energetic and an enthusiastic team player with a strong commitment to public service.

Two weekends -- 24 hours/month

Weekend hours required
Part Time Position, Without Benefits
Salary: $11-$13/hour, D.O.Q
Start Date: Immediately
Deadline for applications - Open until Filled

The schedule for this position is two weekends per month:

Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Minimum Training & Experience

This position requires an MLS from an ALA-accredited university or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program with requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position; or a bachelor's degree and two years' public library experience, or any combination of education, training and experience that provides requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.

Previous public library reference experience and bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Essential Functions

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, and job assignments and work schedule are subject to change in the future.

  1. Provides reference services to library patrons, in person and by telephone, using both print and online resources.
  2. Provides computer assistance to patrons.
  3. Handles and executes applications for U.S. Passports.
  4. Works cooperatively with other library staff, both in the department and with other staff in the regional system.
  5. Maintains knowledge of basic library policies and procedures.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Knowledge of basic reference sources, both in print and online
  2. Knowledge of customer service principles and skill in providing customer service to patrons of all ages.
  3. Knowledge of general library principles and philosophy
  4. Knowledge of library practices and of ARLS policies, procedures and activities.
  5. Knowledge of PINES library catalog, library subscription databases and GALILEO databases.
  6. Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  7. Ability to answer questions and explain procedures and policies.
  8. Ability to employ appropriate reference interview techniques in person and on the phone in order to accurately determine users' information needs and to match their needs with appropriate resources based on factors such as reading level, depth and breadth of information required, time frames and more.
  9. Ability to exercise good judgment and make independent and critical decisions using established practices and procedures.
  10. Ability to keep up-to-date on technology trends and developments, and to learn new technologies in a timely manner
  11. Ability to learn U.S. Passport execution procedures and to clearly communicate those policies and requirements to patrons.
  12. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance
  13. Ability to provide readers' advisory services by recommending titles and subjects to library patrons
  14. Ability to remain calm under busy, stressful conditions
  15. Ability to use, suggest, and demonstrate library subscription databases and other online services to patrons.
  16. Ability to use, understand and assist patrons with computer applications
  17. Ability to work with people with tact, patience and courtesy.
  18. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  19. Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize assignments and activities.
  20. Skill in using Office computer software, including Word and Excel
  21. Skill in oral and written communication.
  22. 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.

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. 

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

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