Library Services Assistant – Braddock Carnegie Library Association

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


  • Maintains and promotes a positive working relationship with staff and public
  • Understands and adheres to library and Braddock Carnegie Library Association (BCLA) 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 fees and other payments according to library procedure
  • Assists patrons with printing, faxing, scanning and copying needs
  • Assists patrons with computer related questions and requests
  • Answers phone calls from patrons and fields 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 reads the collection regularly and records progress
  • Reshelves materials as needed
  • Supports, develops, promotes and 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 Association (BCLA).
  • Understands the mission of the BCLA 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 BCLA.
  • Exhibits dependability on the job with respect to being conscientious, thorough, and reliable in achieving the BCLA’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 (