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Library Aide
 
Work Location:Library Board of Control
 
Starting Salary:8.4549 Hourly / $17,586 Annual
 
Pay Grade:1050
 
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, or equivalent certificate of competency, six months experience in general clerical duties and proficiency in Word software.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
JOB CODE:104110
 
EXAMINATION
Entry Library Series Exam required.Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:00 -8:30 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, (for current openings only) 8:00 -8:30 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants will begin prior to noon in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
 
APPLICATION NOTE
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Also detail educational information and provide original documentation of college, vocational and continuing education and/or industry certification(s).