Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this classification. May provide backup duties related to other departmental positions as needed.
- Develop and execute programming for teen age groups. Plan and organize the Summer Reading Program through designing and setting up programs and events, obtaining donations, and other needs as they arise. Provide instruction to the Teen Library Council as the staff liaison.
- Create and execute displays: Markets library programs through creating posters, flyers, pamphlets, bulletin boards, processing photographs and information for the website, and social media, using Microsoft Publisher and Canva. Develops and submits monthly calendars for distribution, display and the website.
- Performs public relations duties, community outreach, programming and school tours. Recommends appropriate books for reading levels and personal interests. Provides instruction for patrons in searches for materials, printing, and placing holds. Provides articles of interest for the library’s newsletter. Assists in performing essential duties of absent staff members.
- Accept donations to the library from patrons that can require transportation of the items from a vehicle to the processing area in the library. Ability to attend interest group meetings within the Yavapai Library Network as needed. Follows proper procedures in taking payments for lost or damaged library material from patrons. Assists patrons in use of library computer systems and catalog. Searches the library network system and library shelves for overdue materials. Accurately updates and adds patron records to the system.
- Performs circulation duties, checking books and materials in and out and processing holds. Places Holds on items for patrons. Shelve and shelf-read books and materials accurately. Assists with processing damaged or worn books from the collection. Process new materials received from cataloging to get them ready for New Books displays.
- Assists with recruiting, training and scheduling teen and adult volunteers. Process and maintain statistical data as needed or requested. Must have the willingness and ability to work in all areas of the library as needed.
- All library staff are expected to meet the following general expectations to create a safe and enjoyable library experience for all patrons:
- Assist in cleaning library areas and equipment when needed.
- Assist in monitoring the behavior of library patrons and follow Patron Code of Conduct guidelines.
- Must have the willingness and ability to work in all areas of the library as needed.
- Provides backup duties related to other departmental positions as needed.
- Provide friendly customer service.
- Must be comfortable using library technology. Ensure primary area of responsibility has the proper equipment and supplies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System.
- Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the library.
- Skill in conducting research, interpreting data, and drawing conclusions.
- Skill in developing and maintaining effective interpersonal relations.
- Skill in interacting with the general public in a positive and educational manner.
- Skill in marketing and promoting the various events, venues, and programs available in the Library.
- Ability to operate under stressful conditions.
- Ability to use an integrated library system.
PHYSICAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties. This classification involves work in a library setting that requires physical effort. This classification requires pushing heavy book carts and loaded dollies with weights as high as 100 pounds. It also requires bending, stooping, rotation of wrists and torso, reaching and climbing on ladders; lifting stacks of books, boxes of books, equipment, supplies, tables, chairs and other library materials. Ability to read small print on book spines for re-shelving purposes. Must have hearing and speaking ability sufficient to clearly and concisely communicate in person and over the telephone.
Bachelor’s degree, A MLIS degree or Library Practioner’s Certification is preferred, but not required. Demonstrated interpersonal skills, aptitude for detailed work and the ability to multi-task. Two years’ customer service related experience desired. Demonstrated computer experience in the Microsoft Windows environment is essential. Experience and demonstrated ability to work with children and teens. Paid or volunteer library experiences in an automated library environment are recommended.
**Open Until Filled**