Library Assistant - Laughlin

Location US-NV-Laughlin
ID 2024-1284
Department
Library Operations (LO)
Category
Circulation
Position Type
Full-Time
Hours Per Week
40
Job Location
Laughlin Library
Location : Address
2840 S. Needles Highway
Min Pay Range
USD $21.70/Hr.
Posting End Date
8/5/2024

Overview

The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is currently hiring for a Library Assistant with the Laughlin Library.  

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Library Associate or Branch Manager, the Library Assistant performs a variety of technical public service work involving automated circulation system functions and in providing support. 

 

 

Description of hours and wages:

The pay range for this position is $21.70 to $29.09 per hour. Pay typically begins at the minimum of the pay range, and employees are eligible for annual merit and COLA  increases per District policy.

 

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), FLSA non-exempt position.

 

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for this position is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2024. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted prior to this deadline.

 

We anticipate interviewing for this position on or around August 20, 2024.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides public service to include checking library materials in and out, maintaining patron accounts in the collection of fines and fees, and registering and issuing patron cards.  

2. Checks in new materials and maintains related records.  

3. Performs telephone receptionist duties, ascertaining the nature of the call, and either personally assists the caller or directs the caller to the Library Associate 

4. Directs patrons to the general location of library materials and library equipment.  

5. Answers inquiries of a nonprofessional nature and refers patrons requiring professional assistance to the Library Associate or other appropriate personnel

6. Maintains and files various records and appropriate reports.  

7. Assists patrons with questions regarding overdue notices.  

8. Performs routine shelf checks and claims returns.  

9. Counts money for cash register and balances cash drawer at the end of the assigned shift.  

10. Interacts extensively in person and over the telephone with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries.  

11. Updates computer records as requested.  

12. Utilizes automated library systems and other library equipment.  

13. Sorts returned library materials and either personally shelves books and materials or places them in the designated area for the Library Aid I to retrieve.  

14. Processes and maintains reserved library materials.

15. Operates general office equipment, to include but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine.  

16. Inspects returned materials for damage.  

17. Decorates the Outlying Branch with appropriate accessories for the seasons, holidays, and other events.  

18. Assists patrons in the use of the circulating and non-circulating periodicals collection and other materials using Library of Congress Classifications and also assists in the use of automated library systems, various indices, and non-book materials.  

19. Oversees operations and assumes responsibility of the Outlying Branch in the absence of the Library Associate. 

20. Performs basic maintenance or repair on Outlying Branch equipment.  

21. Utilizes personal computers, peripheral equipment, and associated software.  

22. Assists the Library Associate in collection maintenance to include proper location and labeling of materials, accurate data entry, and ensuring collection corresponds with community interests and needs.

Qualifications

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ages, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.

 

Training and Experience:  

High school diploma or GED equivalency required.

Six (6) months related work experience required; typing skills required; computer experience required.  

 

License, Certificate, or Requirements:  

Completion of Las Vegas-Clark County District’s (LVCCLD) Person-in-Charge (PIC) Training or completion of PIC Training within 12-months of assuming position.

District provided AED/CPR certification must be completed within six months from date of employment and must be maintained (current) while in a covered position. 

 

Physical Requirements:  

Essential and marginal functions may require frequent standing and walking, frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 - 10 pounds) and moderate weight (12 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.

 

*PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.

Schedule

• 40 hours per week during library operating hours; shifts may start before the library opens and/or end after it closes to assist with opening/closing procedures.

• Saturdays required.

Benefits

• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance insurance.

• Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)

• 14 paid holidays, plus 1 additional floating holiday per year

• Paid vacation (18 days per year) and sick time (12 days per year)

• Tuition reimbursement

• For more details about employee benefits, please see https://thelibrarydistrict.org/benefits/

Pay Range

USD $21.70 - USD $29.09 /Hr.

Position Type

Full-Time

Category

Circulation

Job Location

Laughlin Library

Location : Address

2840 S. Needles Highway

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