08 Feb

Library Associate Lafayette Branch Jobs Vacancy in City Norfolk Norfolk

Library Associate Lafayette Branch
City Norfolk
Norfolk VA
08 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

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Library Associate Lafayette Branch Jobs Vacancy in City Norfolk Norfolk Jobs Details:

Description The City of Norfolk's Public Library is seeking candidates for an experienced, part-time Library Associate I for the Lafayette Branch Library. The Library Associate I will be responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Lafayette Branch Library. Work involves working all public desks, participating in program planning and reference work, supervising in the absence of senior staff, and overseeing volunteers.

Norfolk Public Library became the first free public library in Virginia in 1904, and its collection includes classic and popular items from the late 19th century to today. Norfolk Public Library provides equal opportunity access to information, high quality book and multimedia materials, programs, exhibits, and on-line resources to meet the needs of our diverse community for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and intellectual stimulation. To fulfill its mission, the Library employs a knowledgeable, well-trained staff committed to excellent service and civility. Essential Functions

  • The departmental hiring rate for this position is $15.29 per hour***
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides library service by assisting patrons with reference questions, locating material, and providing assistance with computers and other equipment.
  • Performs circulation activities by checking material in and out, reserving material, coordinating interlibrary loans, registering new patrons, and collecting fees.
  • Maintains the adult fiction collection by ordering new and replacement books and continuously weeding and assessing the collection. Keeps up-to-date on bestsellers and other popular and award-winning fiction. Keeps current on available audio-fiction and e-fiction.
  • Responsible for staff e-resource knowledge and expertise. Represents the branch at system-wide e-resource meetings and trainings.
  • Reviews library card applications, edits the information in Workflows, and sends corrected applications to the Circulation Department.
  • Assists in the training of Library/Computer Aides.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

One year of experience in library or related services.

Driver's License or Commercial Driver's License depending upon area of assignment.

The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Some work experience in a public or academic library.
Additional Information & Requirements Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., closed on Sundays, some evenings and weekends are required.

Work Location: Lafayette Branch Library, 1610 Cromwell Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509

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