Library Associate, Shawnee Public Library

By IS Lab April 30, 2021

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Part-time, hourly position. Number of hours per week will vary based on Branch/Department demand. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends, in addition up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Administrative Offices in Norman.

Job Responsibilities

Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System customers including reference, reader’s advisory, programming and outreach; has working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years relevant experience
  • Equivalent combination of technical training, education and/or experience may be considered
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Understands and performs basic functions and tasks of common software programs and email applications
  • Uses and helps others use basic computer hardware
  • Thorough knowledge of library circulation practices and procedures as well as reader’s advisory and reference services and functions
  • Skills in working with public, public speaking and conducting/assisting with various library programs for teens and adults
  • Ability to gain thorough knowledge of Pioneer Library System policies and procedures
  • Strong skills in written and spoken business communications
  • Knowledge of electronic resources, including the internet and database information retrieval
  • Working knowledge in the operation of computers, office machines and standard office software products
  • Ability to deal with customers in a courteous and diplomatic manner
  • Lift up to 25 lbs; ability to retrieve and replace items from floor level to at least 5 1/2 feet in height
  • Work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends based on fluctuating branch/department demands


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