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Library Assistant (Half-Time)

City of Watsonville
Watsonville, CA Part-time
Posted on October 11, 2019

Library Assistant (Half-Time)

City of Watsonville $3,642.60-$4,881.37/ month. Filing deadline: Thursday, October 31 at 5 pm. 

Job Summary

To provide a variety of public and technical assistance in support of circulation, reference, classification, and recordkeeping activities in a public library; and to receive and assist patrons in the use of library resources and services.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This position has responsibilities ranging from routine clerical and customer-service activities to the implementation of library services requiring creativity and strong organizational skills.

Examples of Essential Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Receives patrons, provides basic assistance in the use of library facilities and resources.
  • Responds to public inquiries; provides information within the scope of knowledge and refers to an employee of higher classification if required.
  • Checks outs, discharges and renews all library materials. 
  • Issues library cards; reviews library policies and procedures with patrons.
  • Operates computers; inputs and retrieves data.
  • Demonstrates use of equipment to patrons; microfilm/fiche reader, printers, online catalog, computers, copiers, etc.
  • Calculates and collects funds for overdue and damaged materials.
  • Prepares routine reports; types and performs other clerical and technical duties in support of library activities and operations as assigned.
  • May assign, direct, and monitor the work of Library Page Interns and Library Clerks in a lead capacity.

Equal Opportunity Employer.