27 days old

Senior Library Assistant

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $22.58 - $27.55 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 20-0312-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Community Development Dept

Job Summary
Are you interested in working in a collaborative environment driven by innovation? Salem Public Library is seeking an energetic and service-oriented individual for a Senior Library Assistant position. The successful candidate for this position will have excellent lead worker and cash handling skills, a proven track-record of exceptional customer service, and the ability to work with diverse user groups both internally and externally. This position reports to the Youth Services Manager and serves all ages on public service desks and community outreach.

The Senior Library Assistant provides direct library customer services and is responsible for providing lead work assisting with schedule coordination, training and other lead work to support coworkers and volunteers in youth programming, outreach and collection maintenance. This position will coordinate and perform other tactical duties as needed.

Begin an exciting career with the Salem Public Library, an advancing Library serving the State's capital city.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check and drug test (including marijuana).
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Associate degree and one year of work experience in library services, customer service, office work or other related area with some lead experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must be able to work a varied schedule - including weekdays, evenings, and weekends.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Spanish Language skills preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills preferred.
  • Two years or more of lead work in a library preferred.
  • Knowledge of adult and youth literature, and familiarity with Library functions preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate and troubleshoot a variety of technology, including hardware and software (computers, tablets, Library databases and applications) preferred.
  • Ability to collect and produce statistical reports preferred.

Where can I find out more about the position?
Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for the Senior Library Assistant or view by clicking here .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .


Posted: 2021-03-15 Expires: 2021-04-15

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