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Collection Support Aide (CSA)

Posted by: Forsyth County Public Library

Posted date: 2018-Oct-09

Location: Forsyth County Public Library

Checks in library materials. Promptly checks in materials using an automated materials handler (AMH), or computer. Performs basic troubleshooting and cleaning duties for the AMH. Empties book drops; moves bins to/from book drop areas. Fills, moves, & unpacks tubs, bins, & containers of materials. Processes damaged items by cleaning, repairing, or routing them to the Materials Department. Processes in-transit items to/from other locations. Maintains hold shelf; removes expired holds. Maintains confidentiality of patron information.

Shelves library materials. Quickly and accurately sorts materials on carts. Places materials on shelves in Dewey Decimal and alphabetical order. Reads assigned shelving areas to ensure accurate placement of materials.

Maintains attractive appearance of library collection. Creates an inviting shelf appearance for browsing patrons. Shifts, straightens and displays books & other items. Monitors collection for damaged materials. Restocks displays. Clears library materials left in public area, checks them in and shelves or places them on the appropriate sorting cart. Performs light cleaning duties.

Performs other duties and assists Information and Youth Services departments. May sort and pack donated materials. Prepares meeting room for library programs or outside users. Provides support for childrens programs; assists in arranging props, manipulating puppets, or other aspects of programs. May assist patrons with online enrollment in summer programs. Answers basic directional questions and refers patrons to public desk.
Job Title Collection Support Aide (CSA)
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Forsyth County Public Library
Salary $9.18/hour - Non-exempt status
Certification Required? No
City Cumming
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications High School diploma/GED or current enrollment in High School. Must be at least age 16. Skill in sorting items by alphabetical or numerical order. Basic computer skills, including use of Windows, email, and other software.
Application Instructions Submit Cover Letter & FCPL Application (available at or library information desk) to: Human Resources Posting #E-1812, Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.

Ques: (or 678-513-9372).

Deadline: October 24, 2018.
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Special Notes NOTE: Requires prolonged periods of standing & sitting, and frequent but intermittent periods of stooping, bending, reaching, walking, & moving throughout the library, and pushing/pulling fully-loaded book carts & bins. High degree of manual dexterity and repetitive hand movement. Frequent lifting and carrying of light objects (e.g., individual or multiple books), occasional lifting of heavy items (tubs or boxes of library materials), and occasional use of pushing & pulling motions to move chairs, tables, or meeting room wall partitions. Must be able to independently lift or move a tub/container of library materials (which may weigh up to 40 pounds).

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks & drug screening.

FCPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; disability;
genetic information; uniformed service status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; or any other legally protected category.

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