Library Aide II: Desk Aide – Rochester Public Library

Salary: $12.22 Hourly
Location: Rochester Public Library, 101 2nd Street SE, Rochester MN 55904, MN
Job Type: Regular PT
Department: Rochester Public Library
Job Number: 20170553
Closing date and time: 12/17/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)


The City of Rochester invites applications for the position of: Library Aide II – Desk Aide, (18.5 hours per week)

Rochester Public Library
RPL, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is a very busy downtown library and bookmobile (approximately 600,000 visits per year, over 1.6 million items checked out and the busiest bookmobile in the state of Minnesota). RPL serves the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and visitors from all over the world.

We strengthen community and enrich lives by sparking imagination, creativity, engagement, and learning.

For your reference:
• This is an ongoing part time position.
• The Library does not have “summer-only” positions.
• The Library will contact all applicants via e-mail with regard to the status of submitted applications after the position closing date.

Please do not call the City of Rochester HR Department or the Library regarding the status of your application.

Work Hours
Hours for this position may vary and may include evening and weekend hours.

Nature of Work
The Library Aide II – Desk Aide performs basic public service work in the Circulation Services Division. Work involves interpreting and following policies and procedures of the Circulation Services division as well as those of the other Library divisions while serving the public at all public service points. No supervision of others is required.

The Library Aide II – Desk Aide will be required to charge out and discharge materials. This individual is expected to respond to general information inquiries, answer the telephone and route calls appropriately. This individual will be asked to take in fees and payments and assist patrons in completing forms, reserving requests and using the on-line catalog and finding materials within the Circulation Services division. The Library Aide II – Desk Aide will be asked to accept other related tasks as assigned or delegated by a supervisor.

Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent GED

Experience with computer software and providing customer service required; library experience preferred.

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