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Library Aide - Part-time

New Ulm

Location: New Ulm, MN 56073
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 28, 2024
This job is no longer available from the source.
$14.34 - $16.94 Hourly
New Ulm, MN
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Opening Date
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5/19/2024 at 4:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada)
General Description Performs intermediate administrative support work assisting with general circulation desk activities, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant Library Director.
The hours for the position are:
Monday 12:30 - 8:00 (5:30 - 8:00 in children's)
Tuesday 1:30 - 5:30
Wednesday 9:30 - 1:30
Saturday 8:00/9:00 - 5:00 (Week 2)
Essential Functions of the Job / Knowledge, Skills and Abilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
• Answer incoming telephone calls and route callers to appropriate library department.
• Take messages for staff members who are not available.
• Check in and out books and other library materials.
• Compute and collect monies.
• Register new borrowers, issue borrower cards and renew library cards.
• Receive and place holds for library materials that are in circulation.
• Schedule booking of equipment and meeting room.
• Receive and route incoming mail.
• Monitor use of materials and equipment.
• Process new materials.
• Repair materials.
• Replace worn and damaged materials with donated materials.
• Create book displays and fill with library materials.
• Position will require occasionally working Saturdays and evenings.
• Perform other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA's) • Ability to deal effectively with members of the public.
• Knowledge and ability to use a computer and software associated with library circulation/catalog operations.
• Knowledge of and ability to perform filing duties with accuracy and speed.
• Knowledge of and ability to perform basic office and clerical activities.
• Ability to perform basic mathematic operations and to handle cash.
Education and Experience High school diploma or GED and minimal experience in an office setting or library.
Physical Requirements This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires walking, sitting and speaking or hearing and occasionally requires standing, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus and depth perception; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts and using of measuring devices; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).