Library Assistant (Adult and Children’s Desks) – Braddock Carnegie Library

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Job Description:         Library Assistant (Adult and Children’s Desks)
Reports to:                 Library Director
Wage Range:              $12.00 Per Hour (Part Time 15-20 Hrs/Wk; includes some Saturdays and nights)


  • Maintains and promotes a positive working relationship with staff and public
  • Understand and adheres to library procedures and policies
  • Works with the computer system and understands various functions
    • Sierra – circulation module
    • Envisionware
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Windows 10)
  • Handles circulation desk functions, unusual requests and returns
  • Processes fines and other payments according to library procedure
  • Assist patrons with printing, faxing, and copying needs
  • Assist patrons with computer related questions and requests
  • Answers phone calls from patrons and field given requests
  • Manages periodicals and newspapers
  • Processes holds and renewal requests
  • Pulls and processes paging list and inter library loan items
  • Teaches use of library catalog to patrons as required
  • Mends and binds materials as needed
  • Shelf read the collection regularly and record progress
  • Reshelf materials as needed
  • Participates in the delivery of public programs and services



Individual must be able to perform all essential duties described above and must meet the following requirements:


Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum Level: High school, some secondary schooling preferred
  • Experience: Library experience is appreciated


Core Competencies

  • Effectively communicate (orally and written) with general public and staff.  Ability to identify and communicate any issues affecting the Braddock Carnegie Library (BCL).
  • Understands the mission of the BCL and has the ability to define problems, establish facts, exhibit unbiased judgment and initiative in the development, implementation, and evaluation of goals, policies and procedures, and programs for the BCL.
  • Exhibits dependability on the job with respect to being conscientious, thorough, and reliable in achieving the BCL’s goals and the needs of the organization; this includes being available and responsive to issues and concerns as they develop.


Send Resume to Rachel Brehm, Library Director (