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Library Assistant

Posted: 01/24/2021

Location:           SOUTHAVEN,  MS
Position:            LIBRARY ASSISTANT
Department:    SOUTHAVEN, MS

Reports to:     CAROLINE BARNETT

Status:                 Exempt       P Non-Exempt    (Part-Time - 20 hours week)     Grade: 12
The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting patrons with checking out and receiving library materials using the Library’s computerized circulation system; locating books and other materials for patrons of all ages; registering patrons for library cards, assisting patrons in using the library’s public computers and  all electronic resources, help answering questions using the Internet, online databases and/or other sources; making minor repairs to books and other library materials; locating and routing library materials as requested by other branches; sorting and shelving books as needed; may occasionally assist with seniors, adults and youth programs; other duties as assigned.
 Excellent customer services skills in a Library environment preferred
 Experience in current technology including Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Social Media
 Experience with planning and conducting programs for children, teens and adults preferred
 Ability to learn and use Library’s computerized circulation system as well as the Internet
 Ability to lift 30-40 pound filled book bins and setup tables and move chairs for library programs
 Must be able to work evenings and weekends
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred
 Excellent interpersonal skills to interact at all levels
This position will pay $10.00 per hour paid monthly. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance and MS Retirement Plan.
High School Diploma or GED.   Some college preferred.


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