POSITION TITLE: Library Intern – Youth Services
REPORTS TO: Youth Services Manager
SUPERVISES: Teen volunteers
PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for a variety of library work to ensure the efficient provision of services to the community.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervises teen volunteers. Assists patrons with readers’ advisory services and locating books. Develops and implements a youth storytime program. Assists Youth Services Manager in maintaining the Youth Services area including maintenance of various library materials; shelves materials according to established policies and procedures.
Operates standard office equipment in the performance of job duties, i.e. fax machines, copier, personal computer, calculator, sound equipment, etc. Treats customers and staff with courtesy, respect, sensitivity and confidentiality, communicating effectively and responding to their questions in an accurate, timely, and helpful manner. Participates as a member of the Sump Memorial Library staff and demonstrates effective personal performance skills so that the work of the library is performed with cooperation, teamwork, and positive interactions with customers and staff.
Performs other duties as directed or as the situation dictates.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITY:
Ability to learn and apply the principles and techniques associated with professional library work, modern library systems and programs.
Ability to learn to utilize computers and software applications as they pertain to library systems.
Ability to learn to perform input and retrieval functions utilizing a variety of computer programs and software.
Ability to learn departmental responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties.
Ability to learn the library collection classification system, circulation and reference methods.
Ability to plan and organize a personal work schedule, set priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to perform job duties efficiently while managing frequent interruptions.
Ability to learn and operate standard office equipment and sound equipment.
Ability to type accurately using a word processor and personal computer.
Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, community groups, local businesses, other employees, other governmental agencies and municipal officials.
Ability to maintain regular and dependable attendance on the job, including attendance and job performance.
ESSENTIAL EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND/OR LICENSES:
1. Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire.
2. Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age at the time of hire.
3. Must be bondable.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is generally performed indoors in an office setting and requires routine bending, lifting and carrying office supplies, library books and other materials. The incumbent is required to frequently sit for extended periods of time, talk, hear and must have the ability to transport themselves to and from various locations within the city library. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various other pieces of equipment. While performing the duties, the incumbent is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and to reach with hands and arms. Work hours may occasionally be required in times of darkness. Vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level is usually quiet or moderate, but may be intense depending upon the scheduled activity. Work requires extensive interaction with the general public and may be stressful when dealing with citizens and/or meeting deadlines.
|Date Posted||March 28, 2023|
|Date Closes||April 27, 2023|
|Located In||Papillion, NE|
|Job Type||Part-time Employee|
|Compensation||Hourly Wage, starting at $10.50|
|SOC Category||43-4121.00 Library Assistants, Clerical|
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