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Library Assistant I #0243

Gadsden County Board of County Commissions
Gadsden, FL Full-time
Posted on November 9, 2018

Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners

Library Assistant I

Position #0243


Bill McGill Library (Quincy)

Salary Range $10.15 - $15.23 Hourly

Position Closes: November 26, 2018

A library assistant (or library technician) helps librarians acquire, prepare, and organize materials. They also do other tasks that are needed to run a library. They usually work at desks or computer terminals inside libraries, and work in the library stacks while cataloging or shelving books.

Library assistants typically do the following:

  • Loan library materials to patrons and collect returned materials Sort and re-shelve returned books, periodicals, and other materials
  • Organize and maintain library materials
  • Handle inter-library loans
  • Register new patrons and issue library cards
  • Answer patrons’ questions and help them find library resources
  • Maintain computer databases used to locate library materials
  • Help plan and participate in special programs, such as used-book sales and outreach programs
  • Library assistants are usually supervised by a librarian.
  • Library technicians may have more responsibilities than library assistants, such as administering library programs and overseeing lower-level staff.