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Salary: Hourly Wage $7.73

Posted: 03/08/2024-until filled


Summary: Performs a variety of library support tasks for the Caswell County Public Library; assists in organizing and maintaining library collections; shelves returned materials, straightens and shelf reads; performs other related duties as assigned.


Supervisory Relationships:

Works under the direction of permanent library staff on duty. Reports directly to the Head of Circulation. Supervised by Library Director. This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


Duties:

Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

· Clean surfaces, including keyboards, tables, door knobs, etc. after public use

· Charges and discharges books, magazines and other library holdings in and out at the circulation desk.

· Operates a variety of standard office and library machines including copier, fax, scanner, printer, etc.

· Answers telephones and provides routine information or refers and transfers calls.

· Assists patrons locating library materials, using the online catalog, and answering basic computer questions.

· Performs routine opening and closing procedures.

· Shelves library materials and performs other tasks to keep the collections in order, including shifting.

· Replaces books, magazines and other library holdings on shelves according to Dewey Decimal system.

· Assists with set-up and clean-up of library programs, including meeting room chairs and tables, main library furniture, and straightening, cleaning and vacuuming after programs when needed.

· Assists with programs when needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Some skill in typing and the ability to do data entry using a computer terminal.

· Good ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

· Good ability to pay attention to detail.

· Requires frequent lifting and carrying of library materials weighing up to 25 pounds; pushing and pulling of book carts weighing up to 75 pounds; and frequent stooping, reaching, and climbing.

· Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels.


Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience which allows successful performance of the job. At least 16 years old.


Schedule: Approx. 14 hours per week. Must be able to work evenings and weekends and occasional day hours when needed.



All job offers are contingent upon:

  • Background Check and Driving / Criminal Record

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen



Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to Patrick Fitzgerald, Library Director at [email protected] or 161 Main Street East, Yanceyville, NC 27379


Applications can be found on the Caswell County Official Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov

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