Library PageSno-Isle Libraries
invites applications for the position of:
Location: Multiple Locations
Pay Range: $15.45 - $21.52
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: #12201
Sno-Isle Libraries is accepting applications for Page positions on a continuous basis. These applications will be considered for no more than 60 days beyond the original submission. Based on the need for positions or the functionality of this posting, we may suspend or discontinue it at anytime.
When a candidate successfully completes the interviewing processes, they will receive an email notification and be placed in a hiring pool as a retained candidate and remain there until a Page position becomes available. It may be one or two months or even longer before a vacancy comes available at the library or libraries you indicated on your application.
This position may include morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on the library needs.
Performs sorting, shelving, locating, materials movement and library support tasks at a community library to contribute to its effective operation.
Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
- Provide effective and efficient library support services to include shelving and retrieving materials, collecting and sorting by classification returned materials from book drops and circulation areas.
- Perform basic circulation support duties, other than direct customer service.
- Assist in maintaining the library's shelved materials areas and reading rooms in neat, clean and orderly condition.
- Assist with shelf readings as assigned.
- Assist with general clerical support to include assisting with the operation and maintenance of equipment as well as photocopying and distributing materials.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Duties are considered non-essential and include the following:
- Perform data entry as assigned.
- Train new staff as needed.
- Attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
- Assist with special projects as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The position reports to the Supervising Public Service Assistant or the building Circulation Supervisor. Supervision of the work of others is not a normal part of the position's work.
Core Library Competencies
Employees are expected to demonstrate the following qualities at all times:
- Adaptability: Adjusts nimbly to obstacles or changing conditions to arrive at the desired goal.
- Communication: Expresses self clearly, effectively, and compellingly in written, verbal, and nonverbal messages.
- Customer Service: Builds and maintains responsive, effective relationships with internal and external customers.
- Interpersonal: Accurately perceives others and the impact of one's own behavior to balance relationship and goal needs appropriately and positively in interactions.
- Professionalism: Aligns behavior with the library's mission, values, and strategic focus in serving a diverse stakeholder community.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The employee is expected to perform or possess the following:
- Basic knowledge of Library District policies & procedures and services.
- Basic knowledge of alpha and numeric systems for arranging library materials as well as automated bibliographic identification at a basic level.
- Ability to communicate, write, and understand English clearly and concisely.
- Customer service skills.
- Organization and attention to detail.
- Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with the public and co-workers.
- Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word, electronic databases, e-mail, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.
Education and Experience
- High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
- No prior library experience required.
Physical and Environmental Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to: see, talk and hear; sit, stoop, squat, stand and walk; twist and bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb and/or balance. An incumbent must regularly lift and/or move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds, including transfer of books and other materials from floor level to shelves. May carry boxes of books up and down stairs at some locations.
Incumbents may be required to push or pull carts of books and hand trucks of boxes of books and other materials and frequently stand for extended periods of time. Specific vision abilities include sufficient vision to read and recognize numbers and alphabetical characters on books, magazines, other materials, and computer monitors.
The following supplemental questions will be asked during the application process:
- Why would you like to work as a Library Page?
- Provide at least one detailed example when you have performed each of the following tasks. Examples can be from school, work, volunteering, community activities, etc. Please be specific in your answers.
- Filing alphabetically and numerically
- Organizing materials
- Stocking shelves
- Describe your experience providing customer service. Please provide at least two detailed examples from your work experience, school, volunteering, and/or community activities, etc.
- The library can often be a fast-paced environment directing customers, shelving books, processing returns, and keeping areas neat and organized. Please provide specific, detailed examples when you worked or volunteered in a fast-paced environment.
The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
This and all Sno-Isle Libraries' positions are subject to transfer.
Sno-Isle Libraries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.