Photo of the Winterville Library

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

Notice: Undefined index: option in /var/www/main/components/com_content/views/category/view.html.php on line 210 Notice: Undefined index: option in /var/www/main/components/com_content/views/category/view.html.php on line 214 Notice: Undefined index: option in /var/www/main/components/com_content/views/category/view.html.php on line 214 Notice: Undefined index: view in /var/www/main/components/com_content/router.php on line 48 Notice: Undefined index: view in /var/www/main/components/com_content/router.php on line 48

Part-time Library Branch Assistant - Oconee County Library

17 hours per week

$8.00 per hour, without benefits

Work Schedule at Oconee County Library in Watkinsville:

Week I
Monday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, 2 to 6 p.m.

Week II
Monday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Week III
Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Monday, 4 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, 2 to 6 p.m.

Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) preferred but not Required.
Deadline for applications: Open until Filled – apply as soon as possible.

Purpose and Scope

This position works with other Library Assistants to provide front-line services & programs to library patrons & performs other routine, supportive duties.  This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies & procedures, & the ability to work as part of a team.  The ability to start, finish, or pick up work projects at various points, without direct supervision, is vital.  This position normally works at the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville and reports directly to the Librarian, Oconee County Libraries.

Minimum Training & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and at least one year college required, with college degree preferred. At least one year experience working with public is required, with library experience preferred.

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 & job assignments may change in the future, including weekend work assignments.

  • Provides direct customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information questions, readers' advisory, & circulation needs.
  • 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.
  • Assists & instructs library patrons in computer activities, including catalog, database, & Internet searching.
  • Provides support in many areas of daily library operations, including the following: opening & closing the library; basic facility maintenance; organizing & re-shelving materials; accepting fees & fines; routing holds, loans, & information; materials processing; performing basic office duties including answering telephones.
  • Works with the Branch Supervisor to plan & implement events, classes, programs, displays, exhibits, bulletin boards, & online publicity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively with patrons of all ages
  • Personal computer proficiency and the ability to use, understand and assist patrons with computer applications
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices and application of ARLS and branch policies, procedures and activities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate successfully with patrons and staff
  • Organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize assignments and activities
  • 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 mentally.
  • Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) preferred but not Required.
  • Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare &/or judge readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) or data, people, or things.
  • Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak &/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving/receiving assignments &/or directions.
  • Language Ability: Requires ability to read a variety of records, notices, lists, manuals & informational documentation, directions, instructions, & methods & procedures. Requires the ability to prepare schedules, records, reports & logs using prescribed formats & conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, & style. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, & confidence.
  • Intelligence: Requires the ability to learn & understand basic principles & techniques; to acquire & be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation; & to make independent judgment in the absence of management.
  • Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record & deliver information, to explain procedures, & to follow oral & written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively & efficiently.
  • Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add & subtract totals; multiply & divide & utilize determine percentages.
  • Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, & shape, visually with computer, telephone, copy machine & Audio/Video equipment.
  • Motor Coordination: May require the ability to coordinate hands & eyes in using a computer, telephone & other office equipment.
  • Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as computer, telephone, copy machine & Audio/Video equipment. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
  • Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors & shades of color.
  • Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving & receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
  • Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk &/or hear: (Talking = expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing = perceiving nature of sounds by ear).
  • Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery & equipment including computer, telephone, copy machine & Audio/Video equipment.  Physical ability to move or carry objects or materials.  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.

Part-time Branch Library Clerk/Custodian - Pinewoods Library and Learning Center

Purpose and Scope

This part-time (10/hrs per week; $8.00/hr) position assists the Branch Manager, other staff and patrons of the library with routine, supportive tasks and is responsible for daily cleaning and basic maintenance of the facility.  Daytime and evening hours will be required, and the working hours for this position may sometimes be adjusted in order to fill-in as a substitute for other library staff.  This position requires dependability, basic knowledge of library policies and procedures and the ability to work with the public, especially children.  This position reports directly to the Branch Manager of Pinewoods Library and Learning Center in Athens-Clarke County.

Salary: $8/hour, without benefits

Hours:  10 hours per week

Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) Highly Preferred

Deadline for applications: Open until Filled – apply as soon as possible.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bilingual (Spanish and English) applicants highly preferred. Or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. 

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

  • Provides support in many areas of daily library operations, including opening and closing the library, re-shelving materials, routing materials and information and performing basic office duties such as copying, filing, FAXing and answering telephones
  • Cleans interior and exterior of the library as directed by the Branch Manager (includes using cleansers for cleaning rest room; dusting and sanitizing surfaces; cleaning and/or vacuuming floors, porches and sidewalks; litter and trash collection; setting up furniture for events; etc.) and performs basic light maintenance duties
  • Assists library patrons with computer activities
  • Works with the Branch Manager to maintain orderliness during community classes and programs
  • Keeps Branch Manager apprised of cleaning and other supply needs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate successfully with Spanish-speaking patrons
  • Ability to work with patrons of all ages, but especially with children
  • Ability to use basic computer applications
  • Organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize assignments and activities
  • Skill in accomplishing basic custodial tasks
  • Knowledge of all normal and emergency library building procedures
  • Basic knowledge of library practices and of ARLS and branch policies, procedures and activities
  • Knowledge of basic office principles and basic skill in performing office support, including ability to collect cash money and make correct change mentally
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance
  • Physical ability to move or carry objects or materials.  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.

Part-time Heritage Room Librarian - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens-Clarke County Library has an immediate opening for a part-time Heritage Room Librarian. This is a part-time position of up to 15 hours per week, and requires some nights and weekends. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and enthusiastic team player with a strong commitment to public service.

Salary: $11-$13 per hour DOQ, without benefits

Hours: up to 15 hours per week, and requires some nights and weekends

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

Open Until Filled, please apply as soon as possible.

Purpose and Scope

The person in this position staffs the public service desk in the Heritage Room and provides genealogy, local history and reference assistance to library patrons. This position requires knowledge of reference interview techniques, knowledge of basic genealogy reference sources, and excellent communication and public service skills. This position also acts as a U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent. Reports to the Head of Archives & Special Collections.

Minimum Training and Experience:

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

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

  1. Provides basic assistance in genealogy research, using locally available databases, books and other resources.
  2. Provides instruction to patrons on the use of genealogy database offered by the library.
  3. Assist with preparation and teaching of basic genealogy classes
  4. Participates in the planning and implementation of local history and genealogy-based programs.
  5. Participates in the planning and development of library book displays,  exhibits, reader's advisory guides, pathfinders, resource lists and other finding aids
  6. Handles and executes applications for U.S. Passports.
  7. Works cooperatively with other library staff, both in the department and with other staff in the regional system.
  8. Maintains knowledge of basic library policies and procedures.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned
  10. Night and weekend work required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Knowledge of basic reference sources, both in print and online
  2. Knowledge of genealogy sources, including books, indexes, microforms, databases, original records, websites and serials.
  3. Knowledge of digitization and scanning technologies.
  4. 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.
  5. Knowledge of PINES library catalog, library subscription databases & GALILEO databases.
  6. Knowledge of general library principles and philosophy
  7. Knowledge of library technology services and ability to learn new technologies in a timely manner; must keep up-to-date on technology trends and developments.
  8. Personal computer proficiency with Office computer software
  9. Ability to use, understand and assist patrons with computer applications
  10. Ability to suggest, use and demonstrate library subscription databases and other online services to patrons.
  11. Ability to provide readers' advisory services by recommending titles and subjects to library patrons; knowledge of readers' advisory sources preferred.
  12. Ability to work with people with tact, patience and courtesy.
  13. Ability to remain calm under busy, stressful conditions
  14. Ability to answer questions and explain procedures and policies.
  15. Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  16. Ability to exercise good judgment and make independent and critical decisions using established practices and procedures.
  17. Ability to learn U.S. Passport execution procedures and to clearly communicate those policies and requirements to patrons.
  18. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  19. Knowledge of all normal and emergency library building procedures
  20. Physical ability to move or carry objects or materials.  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.

Pines logo



Renew books and place holds online:
Login to your Pines Account

Upcoming Events at the Winterville Library

Story Time
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Closed for Labor Day
Mon Sep 07, 2015
Story Time
Wed Sep 09, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
LEGO Club
Sat Sep 12, 2015 @12:30PM - 01:30PM
Teen Time
Sat Sep 12, 2015 @ 3:00PM - 04:30PM
Winterville Elementary Library Night
Tue Sep 15, 2015 @ 5:00PM - 06:30PM
Friends of the Library Meeting
Tue Sep 15, 2015 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Story Time
Wed Sep 16, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM