Job Title:                 Circulation Aide

Reports To:             Circulation Supervisor

Department:           Circulation

Location:                Various Libraries

FLSA Status:           Non-exempt

Hourly Rate:           $12.30 per hour

Summary:  Proficiently handles all circulation duties related to assisting patrons in the Circulation area as well as checking in and re-shelving returned materials. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:       

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

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.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Abilities: 

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short 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.  Fluency in English is required.  Fluency is Spanish or other language is desirable.   

Reasoning Abilities: 

Ability to apply common sense and logical thinking in order to form a conclusion or judgement. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment:

Work is performed indoors in a standard library environment with moderate levels of noise.  A Library Aide is required to work a variety of scheduled hours including days, nights, and weekends as needed.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

The Library Aide is regularly required to sit, stand for long periods of time, stoop, bend, reach, carry, push and pull.  Must be able to push a fully loaded book cart weighing approximately 150 lbs. and must be able to lift weights up to 50 lbs.  Must have manual dexterity to operate a computer and grasp books.  Must be able to read a computer screen and locate books on shelves.  Must be able to perform the various tasks of the job, which requires continuous and repetitive, hand and wrist movement.

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