YPL Children's Services Assistant
Full salary range: $17.98 to $24.61 Hourly*
West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106
|OPENING DATE:||Thursday, February 14, 2013|
|CLOSING DATE:||Thursday, February 28, 2013|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||WV13-012|
This is a part-time (19 hours per week) position. Selected candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include weekends and some evenings.
Bachelor’s Degree required; computer experience required; library experience or public contact experience required; and experience working with children or completing classes in children’s literature and child development required. Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Nevada Driver’s license at the time of hire.
Please note: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.
TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 W. Windmill Ln., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is each applicant´s responsibility to ensure completed applications for this position are received in the Human Resources Department by Thursday, February 28, 2013.
The Human Resources Department will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2013 in observance of President’s Day.
To receive credit for completed college coursework and/or completion of a college degree, applicants must include a copy of all transcripts or other documentation along with their application for employment. Applications received without such proof of educational achievement WILL NOT be considered.
Applications received after 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.
Provides children’s reference and other services to children, young adult, adult patrons and Library District staff by searching files, the library material collection, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials; assists children, young adult, and adult patrons in the use of the Children’s Services circulating collections and materials using Library of Congress classifications and also assists in the use of automated library systems, various indexes, and non-book materials; maintains knowledge of children’s services; ensures that the calendar of programs, activities, and events for the YPL/Children’s Services Department is maintained; prepares and conducts programs for patrons up to 18 years of age; prepares and conducts programs for adults relating to children’s service; conducts tours of YPL/Children’s Services Department for teachers, students, day care centers, and other organizations in order to promote books and reading; performs shelf checks to ensure continuing physical maintenance and proper location of books, periodicals, and other library materials relevant to the YPL/Children’s Services Department; maintains compliance with Library District, branch, and YPL/Children’s Services Department policies and procedures, and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff; interacts extensively over the telephone, and in-person with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries; provides information about district-wide activities, facilities, and services; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, and on-line tools and resources; operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, facsimile machine, and microfiche/microfilm machines; attends or conducts miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at meeting sites throughout the district; maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons; maintains and files records and reports appropriate to the YPL/Children’s Services Department; exercises limited decision making skills; schedules public use of equipment when appropriate to the YPL/Children’s Services Department; performs basic maintenance or repair on Library Branch equipment; participates in committee work when needed; assists in other departments as needed; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 – 10 pounds); occasional lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12 – 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, color perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.
THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call (702) 507-6235.
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