Job Title: Material Services Page

SUMMARY OF ROLE: Ensure ready access to the Library’s physical collection for customers and staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND DUTIES:

  • Perform tasks such as check-in, inspection, alphabetizing, shelving, and straightening of materials to ensure ready access of the collection on library shelves.
  • Maintain the appearance of public areas of library by collecting and reshelving materials.
  • Use technology tools, such as RFID sorter, to check in materials.
  • Assist with collection management projects by completing measurement and shifting procedures.
  • Ensure that the collection is correctly shelved by the Dewey Decimal System, by inspecting labels.
  • Provide directional service to customers as needed.
  • Attend library meetings and outreach activities as requested.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age and available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to collaborate and problem-solve with coworkers.
  • Proficiency with MS Office. Ability to perform data entry on electronic device.
  • Ability to work independently and complete on time.
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standard office environment.
  • Ability to push carts daily.

ONSITE/REMOTE WORK LOCATION:

Onsite

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

None

Nothing in this job description restricts the rights of Barrington Area Library to supplement or otherwise modify the responsibilities and duties of this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or other needs to perform the essential functions of the position.

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