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Waynedale Branch Assistant 
Children's Summer Assistant II, Temporary Summer
Dupont Branch Assistant, 20-24 hours per week




Last updated: 4/16/2015


BRANCH ASSISTANT
Part-time, 10 hours per week at our Waynedale Branch

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist branch manager and other staff with public service work and clerical routines. For example, open and close the circulation desk. Shelve books. Check materials in and out. Register patrons for library cards. Help patrons find library materials. Assist patrons with the use of machines and equipment. Refer patrons to appropriate staff for in-depth assistance. In general, work to give friendly, courteous, and effective service.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Knowledge of Dewey Decimal system and general knowledge of branch operations, normally acquired through completion of tenth grade and three to six months on-the-job library training and experience. Good literacy skills and familiarity with computers. Ability to learn on-line systems for circulating books and for patron use. Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing pleasantly and cooperatively with patrons over the phone and in person up to 80% of the work time. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, and/or Saturdays.


PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION:
This position pays $10.52 per hour. Two weeks vacation, federal credit union, employee assistance plan, flexible spending plan and free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE WAYNDALE BRANCH ASSISTANT!  Please apply by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

NOTE: Applications for the Waynedale Branch Assistant will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed in 2015 with a passing score.




CHILDREN'S SUMMER ASSISTANT II

Temporary Summer Position at the Main Library

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the department manager and other staff with public services work and clerical routines. Help patrons find library materials. Answer simple reference questions. Take an active role in programming such as story time and special projects. Give library tours and prepare departmental displays. Assist patrons in using internet and educational computers.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma and one to two years’ experience working with children. Knowledge of children's literature, early literacy concepts, computer fundamentals, and library reference skills. Must pass Dewey Decimal skills test. Must have a genuine interest in and understanding of children and possess good interpersonal communication skills sufficient for supervising children. Basic knowledge of routine clerical tasks such as answering the telephone, typing, and filing. Good physical stamina is necessary for standing and walking up to 80% of the time worked and lifting loads of 10-25 pounds. High ability to deal positively and cooperatively with a wide variety of public and fellow staff members. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Must be able to work a varied schedule of days, evenings and weekends from June 1 through August 15, 2015.  (these dates are subject to change)

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION:
Pay rate is $10.86 per hour. Free parking.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE CHILDREN'S SUMMER ASSISTANT II POSITION!  Please apply by 5:00 P.M. on April 22, 2015.

NOTE: Applications will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed. Application and testing must be complete by 5:00 P.M. on April 22, 2015.





BRANCH ASSISTANT

Part-time, 20-24 hours per week at the Dupont Branch

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist branch manager and other staff with public service work and clerical routines. For example, open and close the circulation desk. Shelve books. Check materials in and out. Register patrons for library cards. Help patrons find library materials. Assist patrons with the use of machines and equipment. Refer patrons to appropriate staff for in-depth assistance. In general, work to give friendly, courteous, and effective service.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of Dewey Decimal system and general knowledge of branch operations, normally acquired through completion of tenth grade and three to six months on-the-job library training and experience. Good literacy skills and familiarity with computers. Ability to learn on-line systems for circulating books and for patron use. Good physical stamina is necessary for standing and walking up to 80% of the work time and lifting loads of 10-25 pounds.  Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing pleasantly and cooperatively with patrons over the phone and in person up to 80% of the work time. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. The ability and willingness to work days, evenings and some Saturdays.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION
: This position pays $10.52 per hour. Two weeks vacation and pro-rated holiday pay. Employee assistance plan (EAP). Voluntary term life and critical illness insurance options. Deferred compensation plan (457). Flexible spending account. Federal credit union. Free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE DUPONT BRANCH ASSISTANT position!  The deadline for this position has been extended until Friday, April 17, 2015.

NOTE: Applications for the Dupont Branch Assistant will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed.  Application and testing must be complete by 5:00 P.M. on April 17, 2015.  


 

The Human Resources Department is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Ph: (260) 421-1230; e-mail: hrs@acpl.info.

Please Note:

* You must be at least 16 years of age to be considered for employment.

* You may apply for as many open positions as you like, but please make sure you meet the minimum requirements and are able to work the schedule as posted. Please note that most housekeeping, maintenance and security positions require a valid driver's license.

* If the position requires a skills test, you must pass the skills test in order to be considered for that position. Click here to view the Skills Test Study Guide. The Dewey Decimal skills test may be taken during regular business hours in the Human Resources office or at any of our library branches.

* Skills test scores are held from January 1st through December 31st of each year. If you apply for a position after January 1st that requires a skills test, you will need to take the skills test again for the new year. If you have applied for a position that is not filled before December 31st, your application for that position only will carry over until that position is closed. 


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