Job Title:                 Library Assistant, Children’s Services

Reports To:             Community Services Manager

Department:           Community Services

Location:                 Webster House Administration Center

FLSA Status:            Non-exempt

Job Classification:    Full-time Classified

Salary Range:          $19.76 per hour

Revision Date:         12-2019    


Summary: Develops, coordinates, and provides library services, primarily outside of the library branches, to culturally diverse and underserved residents and communities throughout the District.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


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.




High school diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred in liberal arts, science, or other related field.  One to two years of related library or community outreach experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


Language Abilities:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, the community and/or employees of an organization.


Fluency in English and Spanish is required.


Reasoning Abilities:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Certificates and Licenses:

Valid driver's license.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment: 

The work environment is varied.  Position involves frequent, short distance travel, and performing work outside of library facilities in various District communities and varied venues such as schools, recreation centers, parks, etc.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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 regularly required to sit; stand; walk reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to climb and balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.



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