Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Sacramento County Public Law Library - Part-Time Law Library Clerk

The Sacramento County Public Law Library has an opening for a Part-Time Law Library Clerk.
This hourly position works Saturdays from 9:45am-3:15pm. Compensation is $10.48 - $13.29 per hour. Some additional hours may be available as needed.
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Tasks include:
Circulation services
  Provide telephone and in-house information and circulation services to library patrons.
  Check in and check out library materials; sensitize and desensitize materials.
  Process overdue notices, renewals and holds.
  Handle a range of financial transactions, including, but not limited to, collecting fines and fees by cash, check, and credit card for public printing, the sale of copy cards, exhibit tabs, stamps, and USB flash drives, class and event registration, and meeting room rentals; and balancing the cash drawer between shifts.
  Running reports such as cash management reports, request pull lists, hold shelf reports, and expired/cancelled holds reports.
  Create circulation accounts for new patrons and update patron records as necessary.
  Participate as a member of the Public Services Team.
  Explain the library’s policies and procedures to patrons, offering information and answering any questions.
  Keep Circulation area neat and orderly; stocked with supplies, brochures, and other information for user dissemination, ensuring special notices and updated information is available when appropriate.

Patron support services
  Assist patrons in locating needed resources in desired format, if appropriate, and provide assistance for internet usage and computer programs in the library.
  Instruct library patrons on the use of library resources such as audio-visual equipment, computers, photocopiers, scanners, and other electronic equipment.
  Provide basic troubleshooting and maintenance for library equipment, e.g. replacing copier paper and toner, and making sure the computers and other equipment are clean and in working order.
  Assist patrons who request help or who appear to be having trouble accessing materials, including, but not limited to, retrieving material for patrons, explaining how materials may be accessed, and, if appropriate, physically showing patrons where materials are located.
  Interact with patrons and staff in a positive, helpful, and courteous manner.
  Perform other related duties as needed or requested.

Collection services
  Shelving library materials.
  Shelf-reading the collection.
  Perform loose-leaf filing, update pocket parts, and remove superseded/outdated sections.
  Apply and update bar-codes, as needed.
  Identify potential missing materials and materials in need of repair and handle accordingly.
  Perform material and document pulls for patrons, staff, ILL, document delivery, etc.
  Work on special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Core Competencies                                                            

Education — High school diploma or successful completion of G.E.D. and one year of paid work experience, which must include at least six months of direct customer service and working with a computer.

Customer service — Enjoy working with people; recognize and deliver excellent customer service; understand and identify patrons’ needs and respond quickly and appropriately; ability to interact with staff and patrons of all backgrounds and types in a pleasant and professional manner.

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