Paraprofessional - Mini Branch
Reports to: Deputy Director or Regional Branch Manager
Salary Track: D
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Performs all tasks necessary for the operation of the mini branch and duties in the reference and circulation areas responding to customer inquiries in person and by telephone. Responsibilities include locating basic information in the branch or within the system, performing circulation functions, reserves, overdues, and shelving of materials. Assist administrative staff with collection development for the mini branch. Prepares and presents programs for adults, young adults, and children, as needed. Serves as the Library District's contact within the community notifying the Deputy Director/Regional Branch Manager of any community events that may effect the library. Performs tasks independently and refers more complex questions and issues to the Deputy Director/Regional Branch Manager.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Must be able to operate: copier, telephone, fax, personal computer, OPACS-automated catalog, and other library information equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: BS/BA degree in a field compatible with library service and one (1) year related experience in public or customer service. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of public library's function and purpose.
OR: Two years of library experience at the library assistant level may be substituted for each year of college (30 credit hours = 1 year of college). For example, an applicant may have 3 years of college and 2 years as a library assistant; or 2 years of college and 4 years as a library assistant, etc.
Must successfully complete the District's Paraprofessional Training within one year of employment as a paraprofessional. At the discretion of the Director or Deputy Director, some or all of the training classes may be waived based on prior library course work.
(Revision approved 6/9/97)