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Library Assistants, Clerical

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Salary Breakdown

Library Assistants, Clerical

Average

$32,960

ANNUAL

$15.84

HOURLY

Entry Level

$28,380

ANNUAL

$13.65

HOURLY

Mid Level

$29,470

ANNUAL

$14.17

HOURLY

Expert Level

$45,220

ANNUAL

$21.74

HOURLY


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Library Assistants, Clerical


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Library Assistants, Clerical

4

Current Available Jobs

1,250

Projected job openings through 2030


Top Expected Tasks

Library Assistants, Clerical


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Library Assistants, Clerical

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administrative

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

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Job Opportunities

Library Assistants, Clerical

  • Library Aide - La Palma
    CoreCivic    ELOY, AZ 85131
     Posted 1 day    

    **$17.22 per hour.**

    At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by
    a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility
    to better the public good. We are currently seeking a **Library Aide** who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an
    institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to
    making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

    The Library Aide assists with the daily activities of a general purpose and/or law library designed to accommodate the social, educational and legal interest and needs of an inmate/resident population.

    + Assist in developing and maintaining library catalog system that identifies specific categories and subject matter.

    + Create schedules for inmate/resident access to the general purpose and law library. Enforce all polices and rules governing inmate conduct, sign in/out procedures and maintains a safe environment for inmates and other library users.

    + Search catalog files, biographical dictionaries and indexes, and examines content of reference materials to assist individuals in locating and selecting materials. Recommend acquisition materials consistent with the needs of the population, to include current legal/law reference material, as applicable.

    + Train inmate workers in receiving, shelving and locating materials. Answer routine inquiries and assists in checking books in/out of the library daily.

    + Maintain a tracking system to monitor the location of books and facilitates the proper return of materials back to the library. Conduct inventories, as required, to monitor compliance.

    **Qualifications** :

    + High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.

    + Two years of library work experience, including work in book acquisition, cataloging, reference and compilation of bibliographies preferred.

    + A valid driver's license is required.

    + Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.

    _CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE-including Disability/Veteran._


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Library Aide
    CoreCivic    FLORENCE, AZ 85132
     Posted 12 days    

    **$17.28 / per hour.**

    At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by
    a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility
    to better the public good. We are currently seeking a **Library Aide** who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an
    institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to
    making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

    The Library Aide assists with the daily activities of a general purpose and/or law library designed to accommodate the social, educational and legal interest and needs of an inmate/resident population.

    + Assist in developing and maintaining library catalog system that identifies specific categories and subject matter.

    + Create schedules for inmate/resident access to the general purpose and law library. Enforce all polices and rules governing inmate conduct, sign in/out procedures and maintains a safe environment for inmates and other library users.

    + Search catalog files, biographical dictionaries and indexes, and examines content of reference materials to assist individuals in locating and selecting materials. Recommend acquisition materials consistent with the needs of the population, to include current legal/law reference material, as applicable.

    + Train inmate workers in receiving, shelving and locating materials. Answer routine inquiries and assists in checking books in/out of the library daily.

    + Maintain a tracking system to monitor the location of books and facilitates the proper return of materials back to the library. Conduct inventories, as required, to monitor compliance.

    **Qualifications** :

    + High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.

    + Two years of library work experience, including work in book acquisition, cataloging, reference and compilation of bibliographies preferred.

    + A valid driver's license is required.

    + Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age.

    _CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE-including Disability/Veteran._


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Librarian
    City of Chandler    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 13 days    

    The City of Chandler Library Division is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Librarian. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position with benefits. The location will be at the Sunset Library Branch. The Sunset Library is open seven (7) days and three (3) evenings per week. This a 40-hour position with a schedule that includes nights and weekends.

    Work Schedule:
    A weekly schedule includes one (1) evening per week and one (1) weekend per month.

    Location:
    Chandler Public Library Sunset Branch: 4930 W Ray Rd, Chandler AZ 85226

    City of Chandler
    Chandler, the fourth largest City in Arizona, is located in one of the fastest-growing innovation and technology centers in the nation. Chandler is a vibrant, diverse, fiscally responsible community with a supportive business climate that attracts global industry leaders, exciting startups, talented workers, and their families. In addition to being a great place to live, play, and work our local hotels, resorts, golf courses, restaurants, and ample shopping opportunities make Chandler one of Arizona's great vacation spots.

    Why work for Chandler?
    • Diverse and inclusive environment
    • Up to 8 hours paid time off annually to volunteer in the community
    • Dress code is business casual, with jeans on Fridays
    • 3 medical plans to choose from along with dental and vision coverage
    • Accrue 122 hours paid vacation in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
    • Accrue 96 hours paid sick leave in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
    • 12 paid holidays per year, plus Winter Break at the end of the year
    • Become part of the Arizona State Retirement System with a 100% city contribution match
    • City contributions of 1% gross wages per pay period to deferred compensation
    • Robust Employee Wellness program with $350 incentive
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually
    • Free Tumbleweed Recreation Center membership
    • Flexible schedule/remote work options (when available)

    Who we are
    Community Services
    The Community Services Department enhances the quality of life in Chandler through a vast provision of diverse and affordable educational and recreational experiences. We create community through people, parks, and programs. From connecting people to lifelong learning through community libraries to providing at least one Neighborhood Park per square mile of residential development to making play accessible for all ages. Our employees drive every decision, every innovation, and every aspect of our department culture to make Chandler a premier community.

    Library
    Chandler Public Library inspires intellectual discovery, creative entertainment, and life-long learning through robust information resources that connect communities to a world of knowledge and new ideas. As a system of four libraries in all geographic areas of the community and a collection of nearly 500,000 books, DVDs, and a wide variety of digital resources, we bring people, information, and ideas together to read, learn, connect, and succeed. Our libraries continuously reflect on patrons' current and emerging needs and choose to advance literacy and champion inclusive learning experiences for all people by fostering accessibility and embracing new technology.

    Who we are looking for
    Our new team member will be passionate about customer service, teamwork, and collaboration. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service and children’s library programming skills.

    To view the complete job description, please click here

    Minimum qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Library Science or related field; and
    • 3 years of paraprofessional library experience including one (1) year of previous supervisory experience; and
    • Arizona State Teaching Certification and Arizona State School Library Endorsement required depending on assignment (Not required for this location); and
    • A valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or
    • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

    Desired qualifications
    • Master’s Degree in Library Science

    This is a regular full-time position, subject to a six (6) month probationary period. A register of qualified candidates will be active for four (4) months should another position become available.

    The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment driving record check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results. All applicants hired will be required to be fingerprinted with successful results as a condition of continued employment.

    Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the city’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the city are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity. The examination process may vary if determined necessary.

    The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.


    Field of Interest

    Government & Public Administration

    Employment Type

    Part Time

  • ATSU - Liaison and Communications Librarian
    A.T. Still University    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 17 days    

    **Description**

    A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking a full-time exempt Liaison and Communications Librarian on the Mesa, Arizona campus. This position reports to the University Library Director. This librarian is responsible for being a liaison to one or more health sciences programs based on ATSU’s Arizona campus. In addition, this position will be responsible for external communications including coordinating the library’s social media channels, producing newsletters and press releases to internal and external stakeholders, and maintaining the library’s web site and LibGuides in conjunction with all staff across our three campuses, along with other technologies. Applicants can apply here. The first review of applications will be on February 9, 2024, until the position is filled.

    **Major Job Duties:**

    + Directs LibGuides deployment and management plus library website (the latter via the university).

    + Serves as liaison to multiple programs or schools in a health sciences program.

    + Actively engages with a diverse community of faculty, administrators, clinicians, and students in assigned departments.

    + Markets, outreach, and communicates with assigned programs to understand their teaching, learning, and research needs.

    + Develops and teaches course-integrated instruction sessions and stand-alone workshops.

    + Provides research assistance for all university stakeholders.

    + Provides advanced support for comprehensive literature searching including evidence synthesis reviews and bibliometric analysis/research impact; provides general research assistance in accordance with the library's mission and user service guidelines for all university stakeholders.

    + Develops and coordinates library's external communications such as library newsletter and library social media presence.

    + Leads,and designs training through appropriate synchronous and asynchronous learning tools.

    + Work with Collection Services and Electronic Resources Librarian, manage, troubleshoot, and test electronic resources (e.g. platforms for databases, journals, eBooks, etc.) both on and off site.

    + Lead classroom coordination every semester and supervise room-booking software.

    + Work with library and university technology offices, departments, and committees.

    **Qualifications:**

    + ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science OR equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience.

    + Understanding of database navigation and advanced search techniques.

    + Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

    + Ability to work independently and collaboratively, taking initiative, proactively creating, and carrying out projects, amongst multiple priorities and deadlines.

    + Demonstrated ability to think creatively and take initiative.

    + Willingness to seek opportunities to provide librarian services to the university community at large.

    + Demonstrated ability using LibGuides or other web technologies, ability to learn new technologies.

    + Excellent oral and written communication, and problem solving skills.

    + Ability to work individually and as a team.

    + Understanding of current trends in academic libraries and higher education preferably in the health sciences.

    + Willingness to contribute to the vision of the library and university.

    + 1-3 years library experience preferred.

    + Academic health sciences library experience is a plus.

    **Desirable Qualifications:**

    Desirable qualifications include digital scholarship experience, liaison librarian experience, LibGuides experience, and computer program management experience.

    **About A.T. Still University:**

    Established in 1892 by A.T. Still, DO, the founder of osteopathy, A.T. Still University (ATSU) began as the nation’s first college of osteopathic medicine and has evolved into a leading university of health sciences comprised of two colleges and five schools on three campuses and online. Today, ATSU offers master’s degrees across allied health disciplines and doctorates in osteopathic medicine, dental medicine, athletic training, audiology, health administration, health education, health sciences, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.

    A.T. Still University’s Arizona campus is located in Mesa, a suburban community in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The campus has an osteopathic medical school, a dental school, and a health sciences school. Mesa is located in the Sonoran Desert with easy access to hiking and all manner of outdoor activities combined with all the activities you would expect to find in any large metropolitan area.

    A.T. Still University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

    ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit: atsu.edu/employment/benefits .

    **Qualifications**

    **Education**

    **Preferred**

    + Masters or better

    **Experience**

    **Preferred**

    + 1-3 year: Library Experience

    In demonstrating mutual respect for all members of the ATSU community, ATSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). Meeting this mission requires serving together in mutual respect of one another’s functions and each person’s importance as an individual.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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