Full-Time Computer Specialist
Weber County Library – Full-Time or Part-Time with Benefits (20-40 hr per week) Sick-Vacation- Holidays, – Retirement. If filled full-time includes health and dental insurance.
Successful applicants will be fluent in English and Spanish, have a minimum f two years relevant post high school education/training, experience working with the public and a demonstrated ability to assist novices and experienced users with a variety of needs related t computer hardware and software applications. Requires flexibility in working rotating shifts, including evenings and weekends.
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.
General Qualifications: An Assistant Specialist classification assumes a need for a minimum of two years post high school education or training from an accredited institution of technical or higher education. Assignments may be such that library knowledge is less important than a general education. Individuals with an Associate Degree or the equivalent, without formal library courses, are eligible for employment in this category OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Job assignments will vary within each division according to need, but each employee will be expected to serve as support staff to Associate, Professional, and Senior staff following established rules and procedures, and including (at the top level) supervision of Technical staff. Assistant Specialists may be hired for their high level support skills, but they are also hired for their special para-professional skills such as data base maintenance, public programming, or ability to serve the public. Must be able to operate and troubleshoot basic equipment in the library division (computers and printers, satellite distribution systems, microfilm machines, copy machines, etc.). Must have the ability to follow Board policy and Library Administrative plans and procedures, take initiative, work well with others, and accept responsibility for his/her own actions.
Special Qualifications: Must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week), flexible hours (morning, afternoon, and evening), 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. They will also work holiday hours in equal proportion to those of other employees in their division. Assistant Library staff are not exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. Under the guidelines of the law, they may be required to work extra hours to cover for those employees who may be on vacation, sick leave, etc.