Public Service Associate BKM   

Part-time Vacancy
Bookmobile – Lane Library

POSITION DESCRIPTION
As defined by its Board of Trustees, the mission of the Lane Public Library (LPL) and its staff members is “to provide and promote library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, civic, and informational needs of the library’s service area.”

TITLE: Public  Services  Associate
GRADE: 3
REPORTS TO: Bookmobile  Manager                                          FLSA:  Non-Exempt

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Offers consistently excellent customer service
  • Assists and instructs customers in locating and using library resources and services, refers to colleagues as needed
  • Assists with planning programs, outreach activities, exhibits, displays and tours; presents programs under the supervision of the Bookmobile Manager
  • Performs routine clerical tasks (e.g., enters data, maintains supply inventory, etc.)
  • Performs circulation desk routines, registers and maintains patron circulation records, prepares library cards, checks library materials in and out
  • Performs circulation money procedures, collects fines and fees, balances cash drawers
  • Prepares reserve holds and transfers items to other locations
  • Routes, shelves and retrieves books and other library materials for customer use
  • Prepares teacher collections as assigned
  • Drives bookmobiles and van; delivers materials as scheduled
  • Serves on various teams and committees
  • Keeps up with e-mail and information posted on the staff site

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Organizes, analyzes, and prioritizes work skillfully and efficiently
  • Operates library computers and business equipment
  • Communicates effectively
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Works independently with appropriate training and supervision
  • Maintains professionalism and adheres to library policies and staff code

REQUIRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma plus some college coursework or post high school certification
  • Some clerical experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Works assigned schedule, which includes evenings and weekends
  • Assists other agencies/departments, as needed
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Must pass criminal and BMV background checks

Please send resumes to resumes@lanepl.org

The Fairfield Lane Library Drive-Thru will be closed April 21 - 24 for repairs. Items may be returned inside or at the walk-up book drop near the Village Green entrance.