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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Administrative Assistant manages all library bookkeeping, payroll, insurance, and building maintenance responsibilities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Keeps accurate and detailed records of expenditures of state, federal, and local funds

Records and reports all library revenue on daily, weekly, and monthly schedules

Supervises building and grounds maintenance

Prepares payroll for library employees

Updates insurance inventory annually

Conducts bidding for building, grounds maintenance, and insurance contracts

Submits bills to library's financial agent for payment

Ensures that janitorial supplies are ordered as needed

Keeps record of staff's annual leave and sick leave

Notifies staff of unscheduled library closings

Acknowledges and maintains memorial donations

Contacts Governing Board members for monthly meetings

Sets up meeting room for Governing Board meeting

Attends conferences and workshops as appropriate

Assists library director with special business projects

Performs other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of modern office practices/procedures

Business computer skills (including Munis software)

Ability to complete assigned projects in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner

Knowledge of accounting and filing methods

Computer literacy or willingness and ability to complete computer training satisfactorily

Ability to supervise library employees and contractors

Ability to work independently

Good judgment and sound decision-making skills

Good written and oral communication skills

Patience, tact, and a good sense of humor

Ability to maintain good working relationships with public/staff

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum two-year business degree

Three years of relevant work experience

 


 

PATRICK COUNTY LIBRARY CUSTODIAN

12 hours a week

$10.00 hourly

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Branch Manager or the Assistant Branch Manager, the Custodian implements building maintenance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing Cleaning windows and doors

Checking supplies and cleaning bathrooms

Dusting and polishing furniture, equipment, fixtures, and bookshelves

Removing trash, sweeping walkways and porch

Maintaining an inventory of cleaning supplies and bathroom supplies

Performs other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Good physical condition

Dependability

Good attendance record

Pleasant manner

Ability to maintain good working relationship with staff

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent

 

CONTACT THE PATRICK COUNTY LIBRARY FOR MORE INFORMATION

276-694-3352  ext 4

gclifton@brrl.lib.va.us

 

 


 

 

BASSETT LIBRARY CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Branch Librarian or Circulation Supervisor, the Circulation Assistant performs varied clerical and technical tasks in providing service to patrons at the circulation desk.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Checks library materials in and out according to established rules and procedures Answers patrons' directional and procedural inquiries

Prepares and issues new or replacement library cards

Answers telephone and refers calls to appropriate person or department Collects fines and other library fees.

Assists patrons in selection and location of books, videos, periodicals, and other library materials Processes requests for reserved materials

Maintains periodical collection (except at headquarters library) Organizes returned library items on book trucks for shelving Responsible for opening and closing procedures of the library as needed Supervises page in the absence of the supervisor

Shelves library materials in the absence of a page Prepares notices for mailing

Assists with window displays, arts, and crafts as needed Works in other branches as needed

Attends conferences and workshops as appropriate Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to learn standard library tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed routines Ability to work well under pressure

 

General knowledge of reader interests, books, and authors Self-starter who can work without supervision

Good judgment

Knowledge of Blue Ridge Regional Library policies and procedures Ability to maintain good working relationships with public/staff Patience, tact, and a good sense of humor

Computer literacy or willingness and ability to complete computer training satisfactorily Oral communication skills

 

Knowledge of community

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in working with the public or some college experience

 

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMER

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Branch Librarian, the Children’s programmer develops and implements a full range of services for children and youth.  The Children’s programmer will also perform as a Circulation Assistant by providing service to patrons at the Circulation desk.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Plans and conducts programs for pre-school and school-age children, including young adults.

Plans and conducts summer reading program and other special programs.

Provides written statistical information to supervisor.

Attends conferences and workshops as appropriate.

Performs circulation duties.

Plans and creates displays to encourage reading.

Provides reader advisory services.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of children’s and young adult literature.

Ability to create and implement creative programming for children.

Ability to learn standard library tasks readily and adhere to prescribed routines.

Ability to work well under pressure.

Self-starter who can work without supervision.

Dependable.

Patience, tact, and a good sense of humor.

Knowledge of the Blue Ridge Regional Library policies and procedures.

Ability to maintain a good working relationship with public/staff.

Knowledge of the Community

Computer literacy or willingness and ability to complete computer training satisfactorily.

Oral communication skills.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience working with children.

Experience working with the public or some college experience.

 

CONTACT THE BASSETT LIBRARY FOR MORE INFORMATION

276-629-2426
kbarley@brrl.lib.va.us

 

CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Branch Librarian or Circulation Supervisor, the Circulation Assistant performs varied clerical and technical tasks in providing service to patrons at the circulation desk.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Checks library materials in and out according to established rules and procedures Answers patrons' directional and procedural inquiries

Prepares and issues new or replacement library cards

Answers telephone and refers calls to appropriate person or department Collects fines and other library fees

Assists patrons in selection and location of books, videos, periodicals, and other library materials Processes requests for reserved materials

Maintains periodical collection (except at headquarters library) Organizes returned library items on book trucks for shelving Responsible for opening and closing procedures of the library as needed Supervises page in the absence of the supervisor

Shelves library materials in the absence of a page Prepares notices for mailing

Assists with window displays, arts, and crafts as needed Works in other branches as needed

Attends conferences and workshops as appropriate Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to learn standard library tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed routines Ability to work well under pressure

General knowledge of reader interests, books, and authors Self-starter who can work without supervision

Good judgment

Knowledge of Blue Ridge Regional Library policies and procedures Ability to maintain good working relationships with public/staff Patience, tact, and a good sense of humor

Computer literacy or willingness and ability to complete computer training satisfactorily Oral communication skills

Knowledge of community

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent

Experience in working with the public or some college experience






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