Outreach Services Assistant, City of Mandan

By IS Lab February 20, 2021

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City of Mandan

Job Duties

  • Assists with circulation of items at bookmobile stops
  • Maintains organization of room box program
  • Acts as backup driver for bookmobile if Bookmobile Driver Librarian is unavailable
  • Works circulation desk according to pre-set schedule, which includes mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends
  • Performs routine library procedures including checking library materials in/out, issuing new library cards, collecting fines, reader’s advisory, etc.
  • Greets and assists patrons in locating library materials
  • Maintains library shelves including weeding
  • Assists with covering and mending books
  • Provide outreach story times to county schools
  • Assists patrons with using library computers, including internet navigation, Microsoft Office products, and the library’s digital resources
  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates outreach programs
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assists with planning and coordinating outreach services.
  • Under general supervision of the Outreach Services Coordinator and/or Library Director
  • May provide guidance to the page or library volunteers

Job Qualifications

  • Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Experience in public contact or libraries preferred.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn the Dewey Decimal System
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn the library’s ILS
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, applicable laws, regulations, rules, and library policies and procedures
  • General knowledge of technology as it affects library operations
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions from staff and public
  • Ability to accurately shelve books, periodicals, and other library materials
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to use a computer
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to drive in a variety of weather and road conditions
  • Ability to safely drive and maneuver a 29 ft vehicle
  • Ability to stay on task and finish work in a timely manner
  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and co-workers
  • Interact and respond appropriately to patrons
  • Contribute to a safe workplace environment
  • Must possess a valid Class D North Dakota driver’s license. A clean driving record is required.
  • A clean driving record is required.