Job Posting: Library Assistant, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

If you have always dreamed of living and working in a world class city, while honing your professional energy in a fast-paced, challenging and engaging work environment, then we are the employer for you — Academy of Art University, the leading art & design university in the nation. As a student-focused and dynamic institution, we believe our employees are direct contributors to the future of art and design.

Job Description:

  • Provides public service and performs a variety of duties related to the operation of the circulation desk
  • Works with the integrated library system (Millennium by Innovative Interfaces, Inc) and performs routine clerical work as assigned
  • Provides circulation, ready-reference and reserve services to library patrons at assigned service points. Works on special projects as assigned
  • Checks materials in and out
  • Registers borrowers and updates borrowers’ records
  • Calculates and receives fines and fees
  • Carries out and explains circulation policies and procedures to patrons
  • Answers telephones and routes calls if necessary
  • Assists patrons with access to reserve materials
  • Provides basic ready-reference services in person and by telephone
  • Opens and closes the library on weekends and evenings
  • Works on special projects as assigned. Includes: bar coding library materials, shifting library collections and moving shelves, book repair, and moving light furniture
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail when working on library tasks
  • Demonstrates familiarity with library technology, such as online catalogs, wikis, blogs, databases, etc.
  • Troubleshoots basic problems with library equipment, including computers (Mac and PC), scanners, copiers, and printers
  • Assists patrons with basic computer functions and programs including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Preview, and Photoshop
  • Ad hoc projects such as shelving, inventory, and other general library duties as assigned
  • Maintains knowledge of current practices in library and information technologies and educational trends, particularly in relation to
  • Circulation and Public Service in libraries
  • Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all coworkers and provides excellent customer service to all library patrons
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills

Requirements:

  • Previous customer service experience required
  • Previous library experience and/or completion or current enrollment in a library technician certificate program is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge with Mac and PC computers required
  • Experience with troubleshooting basic technical problems strongly desired
  • Required to work at least one closing shift and/or one weekend shift
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Friendly, outgoing, team player is a must

 

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