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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT


LIBRARY ASSISTANT

MCCLAY BRANCH LIBRARY

ST. CHARLES, MO

Status: Part Time, 16 hours per week, Sunday availability preferred.
Schedule: 6 week rotation schedule
Week 1: Tuesday 9-1pm, Thursday 9-5:30pm, Saturday 9-1pm
Week 2: Tuesday 9-1pm, Thursday 9-5:30pm, Friday 2-6pm
Week 3: Thursday 9-5:30pm, Saturday 10-6pm
Week 4: Thursday 9-5:30pm, Friday 9:30-6pm
Week 5: Tuesday 9-1pm, Wednesday 1-5pm, Thursday 9-5:30pm
Week 6: Thursday 9-5:30pm, Saturday 10-6pm

Duties: Perform public service duties in the circulation area and assist customers in person or by phone. Check materials in or out, collect fines, prepare library cards, empty book drop, sort books and materials for shelving, and sort mail. Assist with branch opening and closing. When appropriate, assist reference staff with reference questions.

Requirements: Strong filing and clerical skills. Accuracy performing mathematical tasks. Excellent customer service attitude and good phone manners. Knowledge of the function and purpose of a public library and a proven interest in library services and programs. High school diploma or GED and one year of customer service experience required. Completion of two or four years of college preferred.

Physical Requirements: Standing for extended periods of time, bending, walking, or kneeling. Pushing or pulling book carts that weigh up to 75 pounds and moving boxes that weigh up to 35 pounds. Ability to read small print on materials. Ability to hear and speak with library customers.

Rate: $12.37 per hour Salary Track: B

Deadline for applications: Sunday, April 27, 2014

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE CIRCULATION DESK OR ON OUR WEBSITE AT www.youranswerplace.org.

Applications can be submitted to the Branches during normal business hours or emailed to HR@stchlibrary.org.  A resume and cover letter with the application is preferred.

We appreciate your interest in the Library District, but due to the high volume of responses, we may only be able to contact those applicants that we wish to interview.