Monday, November 7, 2016

City of Anaheim - Public Library - Library Pages - Part Time

Opening Date/Time:          Tue. 11/01/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time:          Continuous

Salary:   $11.12 - $11.68 Hourly

Job Type:             Part Time

Location:             City of Anaheim, California

Department:       Community Services

  • The City of Anaheim Public Library seeks enthusiastic and dynamic Library Pages to provide excellent public service in a team-oriented library system.  The Library Page is an entry-level support position assigned to various sections of the Library (i.e. circulation or technical services/collection support).  Under direct supervision, the Library Page, performs a variety of manual and clerical tasks related to library materials processing, sorting, shelving, and retrieving; unpacks and checks in library material; participates in the preparation and organization of shipments and deliveries; provides meeting room support such as positioning chairs and tables for room set-up and take-down; and performs related work as required.  

  • This is a part time position, typically assigned 20 hours per week with no minimum number of hours guaranteed.

  • This is an entry-level support position assigned to various sections of the Library (i.e. circulation or technical services/collection support) for assignments in materials processing, sorting, shelving, and retrieving.  Incumbents follow proscribed procedures and guidelines in the organization and preparation of shipments and deliveries.  Assigned tasks do not include direct patron interaction.  Responsibilities are varied and may include the checking in and shelving library materials, signing for deliveries, unpacking shipments and checking contents against packing documents, as well as the preparation of conference rooms including arrangement of tables and chairs and bringing in refreshments.  Incumbents in this classification primarily perform routine and repetitive tasks, and assignments are generally limited in scope.  This class is distinguished from the Library Clerk in that the latter provides direct circulation service and assistance for the public, or performs tasks related to technical services/collection support such as ordering, receiving, invoicing, and preparation of library materials for the public.

Essential Functions:
  • The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
  • Performs sorting and shelving of library materials such as books, audio-visual media, newspapers, magazines, and other material; retrieves library materials from shelves and book trucks; sorts and prepares library materials for shelving; arranges and maintains a variety of library material in order on shelves, including shifting of the materials to make room for more books and for esthetics.
  • Searches for, sorts, and prepares library materials for daily delivery.
  • Unpacks library shipments of materials and supplies; verifies contents against a packing list.
  • Checks in library materials.
  • Processes and prepares new library materials for circulation and public use, including newspapers, magazines and paperbacks.
  • Organizes and prepares outgoing delivery and patron request items.
  • Uses computer equipment to retrieve item records and print barcodes and call number labels.
  • Searches for and retrieves library materials for staff and patron use (e.g. requests, in-transit, claim returns, closed stacks).
  • Shelf reads to ensure that library materials are shelved correctly; maintains newspaper and magazine archives.
  • Answers the delivery intercom and phone; signs for library deliveries.
  • Packs and empties book bins; unloads book drops.
  • Cleans, repairs, and mends library materials; cleans library shelves and equipment.
  • Clears library tables and bookshelves of unused or mis-shelved books and other library materials.
  • Prepares conference rooms for meetings, library programs, and community gatherings; moves and arranges furniture (e.g. tables, chairs, podium) into specific configurations requested for the meeting; sets up coffee service and other refreshments.
  • Performs a variety of clerical and office support tasks such as assembling and breaking down boxes, raising and taking down flags, unlocking and locking of the public doors, shredding of library materials, and storage and retrieval of library supplies.
  • Prepares outgoing mail and package shipments; picks up and delivers library mail and materials to library staff.
  • Provides directional assistance to patrons upon request; may help patrons find the shelf location of library materials and appropriate services desks; may assist patrons in locating library materials that are mis-shelved.
  • Sorts and tallies library card applications.
  • Accepts and sorts donated materials from the public.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Candidates must possess any combination of experience and knowledge to demonstrate basic library operating principles.
  • Prior library experience is highly desired.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic library operating principles, including confidentiality of customer information; standard library practices and procedures; basic record keeping principles and procedures; basic principles of arithmetic; modern office practices, methods and computer equipment; English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written reports of work performed; Understand and follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties, and oral and written instructions; accurately shelve and file materials using library alpha-numeric systems; operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized library services software applications programs; make sound decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines; use English effectively to communicate in person and over the telephone; use tact, initiative, prudence, and judgment within narrow policy, procedural, and legal guidelines; establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

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