JOBS IN LIBRARIES
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Information Specialist (Part-time 15 hours/week)Posted by: Forsyth County Public Library
Posted date: 2017-Jan-09
Location: Forsyth County Public Library
Provides direct customer service to library patrons of all ages. Circulates through public areas & ensures patrons needs are met. Provides welcoming, professional impression of Library. Assists patrons in using self-service machines; promotes self-service options. Maintains composure in situations involving stressful conditions.
Provides information and readers advisory services to walk-in, telephone, and web-based patrons of all ages. Conducts reference interviews. Assists patrons in locating and selecting appropriate sources of information. Utilizes electronic & print resources to meet patrons information needs. Instructs patrons in utilizing resources. Provides readers advisory recommendations. Markets the librarys collection, services, and resources.
Provides circulation services to patrons. Maintains confidential patron and circulation databases of automated library catalog. Registers patrons for library cards. Enters and updates patron information in database. Checks out, renews, and checks in materials. Receives payments by cash, check or credit card. Places hold requests; maintains hold shelf.
Assists in collection maintenance and performs Library support tasks. Deselects (weeds) materials in designated areas. Alerts appropriate staff to gaps in the collection. Assists in marketing the collection to patrons. Conducts tours of the library. Develops displays. Prepares meeting room for use. Shelves & locates materials. Performs light cleaning duties. Performs opening/closing procedures; serves as keyholder.