Library Aide



JOB CODE: 1806

PAY GRADE: 1050

SALARY RANGE: $20,888 - $30,539

LOCATION OF WORK
Library Board of Control

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of superior Library personnel of a higher classification, performs routine manual and clerical work in the parish library system. Work involves monitoring patron computers and shelving and filing books and other library materials. Employees of this class may also perform other routine library assignments as needed. Work is subject to continuous review and close supervision. Performs other work as requested. Note: Employees within this classification are hired on a part-time basis and paid at an hourly rate.

ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Assists patrons with productivity software applications, library databases, the Internet, copiers, microfilm readers/printers, computers, and printers throughout the library. Maintains paper supplies in printers located throughout the library. Sorts and returns books and magazines. Performs filing and copying for the Vertical File as directed by the supervisor. Reads shelves of assigned section and replaces books in the proper order under the prescribed system. Assists other personnel with routine jobs in the library; may help patrons find library materials.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, other Microsoft Office products, or other productivity software. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library patrons and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and patrons. Ability to learn and willingness to perform assigned tasks. Ability to understand and willingness to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to push, lift, bend, and reach as needed for shelving, moving heavy boxes of books, tables for programs, etc. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, six months of experience in general clerical duties and proficiency in Word software.

SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.

OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.


NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.