Library Services Specialist Jobs in Virginia Beach, VA at City of Virginia Beach
Title: Library Services Specialist
Company: City of Virginia Beach
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Libraries – Various
H.1716, $15.61 – $15.61
Minimum of the Pay Range
Varies :Days, Nights, Weekends(may include Sat/Sunday/Holidays)
Part Time Hours/Wk:
20 hrs per week
Job Open Date:
Library Services Specialist (PT)
Provides customer service in person, by phone and virtually
May participate in departmental strategic teams to develop system policies and procedures.
Requires a general knowledge of bookstore clerk/library functions and services
Conducts basic reference interviews to assess customer needs; research customers information requests using print and online resources; provides readers’ advisory
Skills in organization and time management
Skills in communicating effectively with a variety of audiences and individuals from diverse backgrounds
Marketing materials and/or creating displays
Ability to develop leadership and team building skills.
Conducts library tours; provides technology assistance on computers and devices
Check materials in and out; assesses and collects fines and fees
Registers new library customers; performs basic information searches, using search engines, online databases, library catalog resources
May participate on department or branch teams
This position requires the successful candidate to have experience working on teams/groups, search strategies and determining customer needs and marketing materials and/or creating displays. They will also display knowledge of library philosophy, practice, policies, and procedures as well as online catalog, reference resources, and library digital media resources.
Perform other job duties requiring skills, knowledge and physical requirements as demanded by those duties described or less. Individual assignments will be determined by the supervisor based on then current workloads and department needs
Official City Job Description:
There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.
MINIMUMS: High school diploma or GED and a combination of higher education and/or experience equivalent to two (2) years in a customer service/library related field utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime when required to meet operational needs.
Additional Requirements: DMV Transcript: Not Required CDL: Not Required DOT History: Not Required CPS Check: Not Required Physical: Not Required Respirator: Not Required Polygraph Review: Not Required Psychological Screening: Not Required Attachments Required: NONE
2 years’ experience of customer service/information desk Evidence of computer/electronic resources experience Experience assisting customers with technology Evidence of Bookstore clerk/Library experience Experience with various search engines, databases, and internet sites Experience working collaboratively as a team member on teams/groups Experience marketing materials and/or creating displays.
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VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.