Part-Time Assistant Adult Customer Service Specialist
Weber County Library Part-Time With Benefits (20-29hrs per week) Sick, Vacation, Retirement and Holiday pay. Will work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, assisting the public in a variety of settings. Must have previous experience working with the public and excellent computer skills. Preferred applicants will be fluent in Spanish.
General Duties: Under the limited supervision of a Senior, Professional, or Associate staff member, Assistant Specialists perform the following types of entry level para-professional duties: Bibliographic maintenance; collection maintenance; equipment maintenance; directional and ready reference; basic reader’s advisory; basic acquisitions, copy cataloging, detailed materials processing; and other tasks of an entry level para-professional nature as required by individual library divisions. Each employee must annually and successfully complete a results-oriented performance plan, based upon the specific job duties for the position and upon the individual employee’s performance needs.
Performance Results: (Note: Any one position may not include all of the results listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the results which may be found in positions of this class. That is, employees may add results, and specific areas of assignment within the library may require the employee to perform fewer results than in other areas.) Assistant Specialists will write “By” statements (goals) which will focus their energy upon skills they bring as a result of formal training in specialized fields other than librarianship. These skills in fields other than librarianship are secondary to the mission of the organization; they therefore do not command the same salary payment as those with formal library training. Collection Management Maintains collection development procedures and benchmarks. Contributes to an ongoing, written collection development plan. Participates in the implementation of appropriate training opportunities for self and others. Participates in the implementation of guidelines for system purchasing plans. Participates in the implementation of guidelines for system weeding plans. Participates in the maintenance of the bibliographic and customer data bases. Maintains procedures for the selection, acquisitions, and cataloging of library materials.
Personnel Management Contributes to the implementation of procedures to ensure appropriate and effective communication at all levels. Participates in the implementation of training opportunities for new employees. Participates in the implementation of quantifiable performance standards to be used as criteria for evaluating performance of self and others. Participates in recognizing outstanding work performance in their division. Participates in solutions for dealing with problems associated with below standard performance of self and others. Participates in helping employees focus work time upon activities which support agreed upon system and division goals and priorities. Participates in documenting work performance. Maintains employee work schedules (paid and volunteer) to ensure adequate staffing and the best use of available resources.
Special Qualifications: Must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week), flexible hours, and holiday hours when the library is open. All Assistant Specialist staff will work a minimum of two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their divisions.