I. Title: Library Assistant II, Public Service, 25 hours per week
Brainerd Public Library, a member of Kitchigami Regional Library
II. Position Description
The ideal candidate will be passionate about providing excellent library service to all ages, with an emphasis on public service, well-rounded reader’s advisory and new technology. Responsibilities
include: providing enthusiastic customer service to library users, answering questions in person and on the telephone, providing reading guidance, keeping statistical data, handling overdue materials, interlibrary loans, shelving books and other materials, assisting with story time, winter and summer reading programs and other library projects and programming; accurately handle library money transactions; facilitate the opening and closing of the library; working in accordance with regional library policies, procedures and goals. Includes other duties as assigned. This position specifically assists with collection, organization and reporting of statistical data, fiction and large print collection development, assists with volunteer coordination and circulation desk organization. Includes evening work and some Saturdays year round. Position is responsible to and supervised by the Branch Manager.
The Brainerd Public Library hours are:
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
To be considered for this position, the applicant must have a high school degree or equivalent, two years of college desirable and one-year job-related experience, including computer use. The applicant must also have ability to work independently as well as with other people of all ages and backgrounds, have the ability to communicate well (spoken and written); ability to operate
and assist others with computers, tablets and other library equipment; ability to perform physical tasks as required by specific work situations; ability to pay attention to detail; knowledge of library use and materials; ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
IV. Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $12.10 per hour
Covered by Worker’s Compensation and Unemployment Compensation, Social Security, PERA & sick and vacation time
V. Application Procedure
Application forms and the job description are available at all agencies of the Kitchigami Regional Library and at www.krls.org
Applications will be accepted at the Brainerd Public Library or mailed to Branch Manager, Brainerd Public Library, 416 S 5th St, Brainerd, MN 56401 by Monday, September 18, 2017.