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Weekend and Evening Library Assistant (Part-time)

Weekend and Evening Library Assistant (Part-time)

ID 
2017-2135
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
7/3/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

Job Summary: 

Core responsibilities of this position include:

Weekend/evening library circulation assistant responsible for assisting library patrons with circulation processes and policies; includes discharging and checking out materials, making library cards, and discarding materials from the collection.  Shelve library materials and assist with stack maintenance projects.  Open and/or close library during weekend/evening hours using established procedures.  Assist in keeping library facilities neat and orderly, attending to or reporting disturbances as appropriate. Operate telephone and library equipment including ability to troubleshoot computers, printers, and scanners.  Empty book drops and check in material according to procedures.  Assist with processing library materials.  Perform clerical duties such as typing, filing, or data entry.  Money management includes maintaining cash drawer and recording monetary transactions, adding funds to student print accounts.  Assist with library projects as assigned.

 

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

 

Closing Date: Open until filled. Screening to begin immediately.

 

Start Date: As soon after screening as practical.

 

Compensation: $10.77/hr.

Essential Functions

  • Provide efficient and courteous customer service
  • Assist library patrons with circulation processes and policies; includes discharging and checking out materials, making library cards, and discarding materials from the collection
  • Shelve library materials and assist with stack maintenance projects
  • Open and/or close library during weekend/evening hours using established procedures
  • Operate telephone and library equipment including ability to troubleshoot computers, printers, photocopiers and scanners
  • Empty book drops and check in material according to procedures
  • Assist with processing of library materials
  • Assist with processing interlibrary loan requests
  • Assist with monitoring facilities and reporting disturbances
  • Maintain cash drawer and record monetary transactions
  • Assist patrons with questions and transactions relating to their library and/or print accounts
  • Provide basic reference assistance, such as item searches in the library catalog and campus referrals
  • Perform clerical duties such as typing, filing, or data entry
  • Assist with library projects as assigned

Nonessential Functions:   

  • An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings in face-to-face, telephone, or other electronic means
  • Computer skills including working knowledge and experience with Windows OS, MS Office software applications, email, and Internet
  • Ability to use library software to create and maintain patron and bibliographic records, adhering to set policies and procedures to maintain database integrity
  • Ability to operate telephone, computer and computer printers, scanners, and laminating machine; including ability to troubleshoot basic problems
  • Clerical skills include ability to file alphabetically and numerically in an accurate and efficient manner and perform light data entry and typing
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision and must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Knowledge of library operations and policies
  • Ability to count money and make change
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop and reach upper levels of shelves
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings

 

Physical/Mental Demands: 

  • To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors
  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities

There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Customer service experience – minimum one year
  • Computer experience including working knowledge of MS Office software applications, email, and Internet

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of SIRSI/DYNIX integrated library system.
  • Knowledge of Windows 10

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

  

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217, TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

 

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