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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

Part-time Branch Library Assistant - Franklin County Library

The Franklin County Library is hiring three individuals committed to offering the best library service to our community, individuals who won't settle for traditional service methods, 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.

Positions are available at both the Lavonia-Carnegie and Royston Branches.

Salary: $7.75/hour, without benefits
Hours: 8-12 hours per week, some nights and Saturdays required
Start Date: Immediately
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, helps manage the flow of materials, and performs other supportive duties.  This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures and significant independent judgment.  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. 

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.
  • 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 other staff to help 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.
  • Creates book displays and other reader’s advisory materials.
  • 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.
  • Assists with cleaning of library building.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and skill in providing customer service to co-workers and to patrons.
  • 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.
  • 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/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.

Computer Assistant - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens-Clarke County Library has an immediate opening for a part-time computer assistant. This position assists patrons using library computers, including helping with software and Internet sites. The computer assistant also assists library patrons with basic reference questions. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services.

Part-Time, up to 17 hours per week.   Typical hours are Monday-Friday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. or 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.; requires one weekend every month (Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.-6 p.m.)

Salary: $8/hour, without benefits
Deadline: Open Until Filled

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. Four years of college desirable or four years of library-related experience and significant computer-related experience, or satisfactory combination of training and experience. Computer, Internet and customer service experience essential. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) ability preferred.

Major Responsibilities

The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned, and duties may change in the future:

  • Assists library patrons using public access computers
  • Assists with applications, CD/DVD burners, scanner and other peripherals and equipment for patron use
  • Assists patrons in locating specific titles in the Library's collection
  • Answers patrons' directional and basic reference questions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of operations, services and activities of the Athens-Clarke County Library
  2. Knowledge of policies and procedures of the Athens-Clarke County Library.
  3. Knowledge of good customer service practices and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Library patrons and staff.
  4. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and other Office programs in a Windows environment.
  5. Working knowledge of software applications on library computers, such as, but not limited to, resume maker, Adobe Standard and Adobe Photoshop Illustrator.
  6. Knowledge of the Internet, including how websites work as well as search techniques.
  7. Knowledge of the use of various forms of storage media, including burning CDs and DVDs
  8. Knowledge of library technology services (such as GADD and Zinio) and the ability to learn new technologies in a timely manner; must keep up-to-date on technology trends and developments.
  9. Ability to assist library patrons with Internet sites, software, e-mail, online catalog and library databases.
  10. Ability to learn, use and assist patrons with library systems, which include PINES, GALIELO and Internet databases
  11. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in English
  12. Ability to work independently within established guidelines, and as part of a team.
  13. Ability to handle a busy public service desk; remain productive during slow times; be able to multitask effectively during busy times, exercise patience and professionalism during stressful situations.
  14. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  15. Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices and application of ARLS policies, procedure, and activities as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of a Computer Assistant.
  16. Knowledge of all normal and emergency library building procedures
  17. Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery & equipment including computers and copy machines.  Must be able move or carry objects or materials, including push carts with equipment on them.  Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 pounds force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Light 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 and encourages prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and eVerify approval.

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