Library Assistant

Adult Services · Georgetown, Kentucky
Department Adult Services
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $14.00 per hour

 Job Description                                                                                                                                     


The Adult Services Library Assistant is responsible for providing access to the library’s materials and services in a friendly manner by performing a variety of reference, circulation, programming, and clerical functions.


  • Provide information to patrons in person and by phone using print and non-print resources
  • Assist with collection development
  • Plan and host adult or family programs
  • Work Public Service desks as needed
  • Other duties and assigned.


 Expected Hours of Work


Employee must work 20.0 hours a week to maintain part-time status. Evenings and weekends are required. Schedule is a 3 week rotation, hours this position will work are listed below.


Week 1:  Monday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Wednesday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Thursday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Saturday 10:45a -7:15p


Week 2:  Sunday 1:00p - 7:00p

                Monday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Wednesday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Thursday 4:00p - 8:00p


Week 3:  Monday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Wednesday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Thursday 4:00p - 8:00p

                Saturday 9:00a - 5:30p


Required education and experience


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • General computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office 365.
  • Library experience preferred.


 Competencies


  • Ability to read, write, compute and to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with staff, vendors, technicians, and the public.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of customer service and commitment to public service.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently at times and in a group setting at other times


 Physical Demands


  • Light work (lifting, pushing or pulling 20 lbs. maximum)
  • Climbing, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching and moving equipment and books by hand or by cart.
  • Sitting for long periods while at the reference desk.
  • Movement through facility locations and assisting patrons in various locations.
  • Reaching above shoulder height and below the waist.
  • Visual ability to read primarily typed or printed text in a variety of type sizes.


 Work Environment


  • Climate controlled environment inside the building.
  • Barrier free work area


 Note: This job description does not necessarily reflect all aspects of the job function.

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  • Location
    Georgetown, Kentucky
  • Department
    Adult Services
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $14.00 per hour