Le Sueur Job Opening

POSITION TITLE:  LIBRARY ASSISTANT
SUPERVISOR:  Branch Librarian

Job Duties:

  • Creates excellent customer experiences—making patrons feel welcome, registering patrons, keeping the library clean and tidy, brainstorming interesting displays, and providing positive and memorable patron experiences.
  • Provides useful reference and meaningful reader’s advisory services to patrons by using online and print resources.
  • Instructs patrons in the location and use of library materials.
  • Assists with computer and e-reader questions.
  • Opens and closes library.
  • Checks materials in and out, renews and reserves materials, and takes meeting room and computer reservations.
  • Processes fines, interlibrary loan materials, and new library cards.
  • Adds/withdraws items using automated bibliographic database.
  • Scans, faxes, and copies for patrons.
  • Shelves library materials and read shelves.
  • Identifies collection needs based on customer comments.
  • Assumes responsibility for the library as directed in the absence of the Branch Librarian. 
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.

Required Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a busy public service atmosphere with frequent interruptions.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Apply time management skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Approach position with professionalism, initiative, and tact.
  • Be flexible and continuously learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Computer literacy with MS office proficiency preferred
  • Knowledge of library operations
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.

Anticipated Hiring Range:

  • $13.88 an hour
  • Paid sick days, paid holidays, and paid vacation.

Hours/Days:

  • 30 hours per week, to include day hours, plus two evenings a week and every other Saturday. Saturday hours only September-May.

Please submit applications in the form of a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Apply to Stacy Lienemann, Director at lienemann@tds.lib.mn.us, 507-835-3700 (fax), or via snail mail at:
Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System
408 N State St
Waseca MN 56093

Application deadline is June 18th.

3 hours of vacation per pay period
3 hours of sick leave per pay period

Work Schedule:
M, W: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
T: 12:30 – 8:30 pm
Th: 1-5 PM or 12:30-8:30 pm (every other)
S: 9:00 am – 12 pm (every other)

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