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Public Services Associate II (Adult/ Teen)

Company: Indianapolis Marion County Public Library
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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Position Details

* Title: Public Services Associate II - Adult/ Teen Focus
* Location: Wayne Branch
* Hours: Full-Time (40 Hours per week)
* Schedule: Day, Evenings, Weekends; especially Mondays and Thursdays. At least 6 Sundays per year
* Starting Hourly Rate: $17.53
* FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Submission Deadline: June 24, 2022 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

A successful candidate will

* Associate's or Library Technical Assistant Degree
* Indiana State Librarian Certificate 5 - Professional Assistant; or working towards certification
* Have one year of experience
* Have the ability to work in multiple locations throughout the Indy PL system.
* Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours - including at least 6 Sundays per year.
* Be able to navigate basic computer functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, internet browsing.
* Be bilingual (preferred but not required).

What does the job look like?

* Assists patrons with various library services, including finding library materials, recommending titles, locating library materials at other branches, placing requests and referring to other community resources.
* Provides quick reference and in-depth reference assistance and research to patrons, referring certain subject-specific reference questions to Librarians assigned to those collections.
* Provides assistance and instruction to patrons in using computers, IndyPL website, downloadable services, databases, online catalog, printers and other equipment. Troubleshoots a wide variety of technical issues with computers, mobile devices, digital services and other office equipment.
* Develops, promotes, and presents programming both within the branch and in the community served.
* Assists with collection management activities including wanding, CollectionHQ reports, weeding and general maintenance as assigned. Sorts and shelves materials as needed. Evaluates materials for condition and usefulness and discards accordingly.
* Creates and maintains displays and promotional materials as needed.
* Records and reports statistics related to tasks including reference assistance, use of materials, program attendance and community contacts.
* Informs patrons of library policies and procedures; observes patron activity.
* Creates monthly and quarterly book reviews and lists for Bibliocommons.
* Able to work the normally scheduled work time for this position.
* Able to cope with daily job-related stress.

What's In It for You?

The Library offer comprehensive benefits including PTO and holiday pay, medical, dental and vision insurance. Interested in working for the Library, but this job doesn't seem like the right fit? Don't worry! We hire for a variety of different positions. Check out the jobs page on our website

to see a few of the positions we hire for frequently. And watch our Current Openings page regularly so you don't miss any opportunities! We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

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