Tuesday, February 3, 2015

City of Sante Fe Springs - Library Information Desk Assistant

Job Title:
Opening Date/Time:
Wed. 01/28/15 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:
Wed. 02/18/15 5:00 PM Pacific Time
$16.80 - $20.81 Hourly
Job Type:
Part-Time Non Benefitted
City Hall, 11710 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs, California
Comm Svcs/Library

Under direct supervision, assists Librarians with the day-to-day operation of the Library including circulation, reference, material processing, special programming, public computer assistance, and outreach.

Essential Job Specific Duties:
1. Provides general and specialized reference and information to patrons in person and over the telephone. Retrieves information from an on-line computer catalog or written documents.
2. Gives friendly and helpful service to library users.
3. Performs miscellaneous material collection related duties within context of Library needs.
4. Provides research assistance to patrons, helping them to gain access to both print and computer generated information.
5. Assists patrons in the use of the on-line public access catalog and the internet.
6. Fills requests for reserved materials.
7. Assists with basic clerical functions.
8. Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Other Job Specific Duties
1. Provides referral and information services to patrons.
2. Provides general and specialized reference to patrons. Refers complex reference questions to Librarians.
3. Provides library assistance at the William C. Gordon Learning Center, or at any location set up to provide that assistance.
4. Assists in all library programming; may be needed to assist Literacy with small-group tutoring, outreach activities, and special events.
5. Assists at City events, as needed.
6. Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge of:
Library policies and procedures; Integrated library systems; Modern office procedures and equipment including computers; Word processing and other related software applications.

Ability to:
Operate computers; Follow written and oral instructions; Communicate effectively in the English language by phone or in person, in a group or individual setting, and in writing; Operate and use modern office equipment; Effectively organize and prioritize assigned work; Speak Spanish is highly desirable; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other people. 

Education and Experience:

  • Two years of college coursework AND 2 years of library experience is required.
  • Enrollment in MLS degree program is highly desirable.

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