Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: 1/30/14
Job Summary: Performs a number of library tasks including monitoring circulation desk; ordering books; shelving books; providing assistance to library patrons; preparing materials for circulation; entering data into OCLC and library system.
Qualifications: Education and Experience:
Duties: A. High school diploma; and
able to successfully pass test on alphabet and call numbers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in customer service.
Considerable skill in money handling, monitoring a cash drawer and recordkeeping, perform basic data entry skills.
Ability to learn library policies and procedures. Must be able to work accurately with detail, use the internet, and learn the OCLC MARC and Innopac format. Ability to learn library policies and procedures.
Greets and assists library patrons at the circulation desk; issues library cards; voter registration; answers patron questions; and communicates library policies and procedures.
Updates patron records; accepts monies for fines/fees; maintains cash drawer; sorts books; retrieves books from other library branches and book drops; reserves books for patrons.
Performs searches in automated and manual files for verification of collection status; identifies and matches patron records.
Enters data into the library's circulation system; loads and formats in Innopac & OCLC as per the instructions.
Reserves materials for library patrons and sends out notification cards; searches and updates the B & T link to fill patron requests; may be required to troubleshoot record and patron issues.
Prepares books/AV for circulation: types spine labels, stamps books, applies mylar jackets, tapes spines, and places theft detection strips on materials; prepares book materials for removal; removes books and materials as directed.
Shelves books and returns materials to appropriate areas of library. Collects and refiles magazines, books, periodicals, and other materials used daily by patrons; assists with ordering supplies and new books; may be required to use JD Edwards.
Assures accuracy and consistency of records and materials; verifies receipt of incoming library materials; enters item records into the online catalog database; tracks complex coded data; prepares books and media for circulation; searches OCLC and exports records and order information; mends books and oversees volunteers in book mending processes.
May be required to cover in other library sections, such as children’s or media.
Sort mail and separate periodicals/magazines to check items in; shelves latest magazines and newspapers in the reading room; files old issues of magazines, newspapers, and microfiche; keeps a record of missing magazines; distributes interoffice mail.
And other duties as may be required.