Library Assistant Job at City-County Information Technology Commission, Mosinee, WI

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  • City-County Information Technology Commission
  • Mosinee, WI

Job Description

Job Posting End Date:
07-01-2024

Worker Sub-Type:
Regular

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
20

Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is a 20 hour per week position at the Mosinee Branch of the Marathon County Public Library.

The library assistant provides extraordinary service to our customers and fellow library staff. The focus of this position is helping customers at the branch library. This position contributes innovative and progressive solutions to provide increasingly better customer service.

Hours can include days, evenings, and weekends. Additional hours to attend meetings, workshops or to fill in for other staff may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's degree, with two years of experience in a public library or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Personal Characteristics:
  • Patron focused
  • Accurate
  • Detail oriented
  • Innovative
  • Organized
  • Self-starter
  • Lifelong learner
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good problem solver
  • Technically savvy
  • Team oriented
  • Comfortable working in a multi-tasking environment
  • Enjoys working with diverse populations
  • Understands the role of the library in its community

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
  • Meets and greets customers.
  • Assists customers in identifying, locating, checking in and out materials, collecting fines and related charges.
  • Issue library cards to customers.
  • Search library catalog in answer to customers' questions and place holds for customers as requested.
  • Interpret, explain, and enforce library policies and procedures to public as appropriate.
  • Provides basic reference assistance to customers.
  • Assists customers with the computers and Internet.
  • Monitors severe weather radio, make announcements to the public concerning severe weather warnings/watches, and carry out procedures for severe weather events.
  • Pulls requested materials from shelves using reports.
  • Unpacks materials coming into the library.
  • Checks in materials received by the library.
  • May plan and present programs.
  • Takes responsibility for managing the development of one's own career, including a commitment to lifelong learning and periodic retooling of personal skills set.
  • Carries out policies, procedures, and practices of the Marathon County Public Library.
  • Balances daily receipts from fines and fees; maintains and reconciles cash account.
  • Attends workshops and meetings; reads book reviews, library journals and professional literature and periodicals to maintain current professional knowledge and abilities.
  • Answers telephone calls, takes, and relays messages.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with staff and patrons.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance; works extra hours as required.
  • Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Thoroughly enjoys working with the public.
  • Enjoys presenting programs to groups of people.
  • Ability to provide guidance, assistance and/or interpretation to others, such as co-workers and the public, on how to apply policies, procedures, and standards to specific situations.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with patrons, library staff, students, volunteers, and community organizations.
  • Ability to process, calculate, compute, and sum numbers and/or information. Includes the ability to perform subsequent action in relation to these computational operations.
  • Ability and willingness to serve patrons and staff with empathy, genuineness, eagerness, energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to show acceptance and understanding by being open, courteous, and considerate.
  • Ability to relate to everyone as a possible source for learning.
  • Ability to support leadership and management.
  • Willingness to be held accountable for behavior, quality, efficiency, and results.
  • Ability to communicate freely, openly, honestly, and accurately orally and in writing.
  • Ability to contribute helpful energy and creative ideas.
  • Ability to operate a variety of office and library equipment.
  • Ability to follow established procedures in an orderly and logical manner and adhere to prescribed routines.
  • Has experience with computer applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to excel as a productive and positive team member.
  • Enjoys working with all ages and cultural backgrounds.
  • Capacity to multitask and handle high volumes of work.
  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs. and push book carts weighing 50-100 lbs.
  • Knowledge of library practices preferred, but not required.

COMPENSATION:

Starting pay: $15.63 per hour. This part-time position is not eligible for benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm

Special Accommodations:

Marathon County will make arrangements to furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary and reasonable to afford an individual with a disability the opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. Please notify the Employee Resources Department office or phone (715) 261-1451 to request special accommodations prior to the application deadline.

Notice to Applicants:

Wisconsin Statutes, Sections 19.36 (7), 64.09 (5), and 64.11 (7) require public employers to treat the following items as a public record: Each applicant's application, records, recommendations, and qualifications except as provided in Section 19.36 (7), Wis. Stats. that allows the identity of an applicant to remain confidential if the applicant requests in writing that the County not provide access to this information. If you choose not to have this information become a public record, you must make such a request in writing to the Employee Resources Department. If you become a finalist for the position, your identity may be disclosed as required by law

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Sunday, Afternoon shift,

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