Library Clerk 3

Monday, May 18, 2015
 
Provide excellent customer service at the Circulation Desk. Assist patrons with circulating materials, ID Cards, TexShare Cards, Parking Permits, and Print Management. Shelve library materials and assist with arrangement of the library collections. Provide library service by assisting patrons with catalog searches, database help and general questions. Provide general maintenance of copy machines/printers and Coffee Bar.
Position Type: Part Time
Department: Library Services
Reports To: Library Services and Assessment Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Main Campus

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Maintain excellent customer service standard, assisting patrons with catalog searches, database help and general reference questions
  • Assist with digitization projects of library materials.
  • Supervise circulation student workers.
  • Assist patrons with circulating materials, ID Cards and TexShare Cards.
  • Issue Parking Permits within campus guidelines.
  • Assist students with their Print Management account.
  • Maintain first and third floor:  shelving, ‘quiet’, helping patrons, shifting, etc…
  • Maintain Coffee Bar supplies and coffee.
  • Communicate with Circulation Staff to insure continuity of service
  • Maintain paper and toner/ink cartridges in copiers and printers; check to be sure the machines are functioning properly. Report problems with machines to supervisor.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures when needed
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
Library experience preferred
Some college preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Type 40 WPM
  • Knowledge of library practices, procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to follow University and library policies and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of standard filing practices.   
  • Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current software programs.
  • Ability to learn a variety of procedures.
  • Ability to file and use library equipment including the online catalog and automation system.
  • Ability to understand the role and the purpose of the library.
  • Ability to pay attention to accuracy even with many work interruptions.
  • Ability to be a self starter who is detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, while complying with FERPA regulations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with a diverse group of library users.
  • Ability to maintain a neat & professional appearance and office atmosphere


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, standard correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Pleasant and clearly understandable phone voice.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written/oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms and shelve overhead.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform essential job functions.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Noise level is usually moderate.

To apply for an open faculty or staff position please send a current resume and a cover letter indicating position desired to: hr@txwes.edu, or Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105.

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