Library Subsitute (Kansas City)

Kansas City Public Library

compensation: $16.44 per hour
employment type: part-time
job title: Library Assistant - Westport
Basic Information
• Works on as-needed basis throughout the Library system to fill in for regularly scheduled employees.
• Reports to the Customer Services Manager and works under the direction of supervising staff at assigned locations.
• Schedule variable with a maximum of 29 hours per week. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to provide schedule parameters.
• Wage is $16.44 per hour
• Position open until June 23, 2024. (Selected candidates will train August 19th, 20th, and 21st)

What You’d Do
• Provide basic circulation and registration services to assure customers ready access to library materials: Check materials in and out; issues library cards; collects fines and charges; updates customer records in the computer; verbally explains circulation policies and procedures; makes other computer inquiries..
• Maintain effective courteous working relationships with all library customers and staff.
• Answer telephone and directs calls to the appropriate staff person.
• Assist and instructs customers on basic use of public computers.
• Provide basic reference and reader’s advisory service to customers.
• Informs and instructs customers on library services and programs.
• Lifts and routes materials, which may weigh up to 10 pounds from book bins and shelves.
• Processes customers' request material; prepares and sends interlibrary loan requests.
• May on occasion be offered special assignments with different duties.
• If in possession of a Class E driver's license, may drive bookmobile or other outreach vehicles.

What You Need
• Ability to effectively communicate with the public verbally and audibly in person.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to learn library operations, services, and policies, including computer procedures.
• Ability to access materials from shelves which may be over head or those which may be below waist level. .
• Ability to organize personal work routines effectively.
• Ability to lift up to 35 pounds.
• Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
• Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent. This requirement may also be met by a combination of education, work experience, and life experience.
• Possession of a Class E driver's license is not required for most shifts, only required for driving outreach vehicles.

How to Apply
Please apply for this position through our web application system at https://kclibrary.org/jobs. Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
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post id: 7755700757


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