Temporary Library Assistant I

Henrico, VA, US
Feb 23, 2021
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Job Title:
Temporary Library Assistant I

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Varina High School

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
Participates fully in providing library services to patrons in the fast-paced environment of the school library and provides clerical and technical support as needed. Presents a welcoming demeanor and relates well to staff and students.

This is a Temporary position for the 2020-21 school year. Temporary employees will be required to report to the school building. No more than 29 hours per week . Hours per day will be assigned by the principal. This vacancy is open until filled.

Essential Duties:
  • Provides assistance to the librarian as needed, including:
    • Developing materials and reports for lessons and special programs (typing, copying, laminating, etc.)
    • Preparing reports and maintaining data records
    • Staging the library for multimedia presentations or special events
    • Ordering materials and library supplies
    • Assisting with book fairs and other fundraisers
    • Weeding and inventory preparation
    • Pulling books for classroom use
    • Providing circulation and other data collection and entry support as needed
    • Provides coverage and supervision for the library when the librarian is teaching
    • Performs related library work to support the librarian(s)
    ▪ Manages students coming and going from the library
    ▪ Assists teachers, students, and other groups using the library
    ▪ Maintains a working knowledge of the content of print and non-print resources and recommends appropriate choices to students and teachers
    ▪Manages reserves and interlibrary loans including requesting, sending, and tracking materials
    ▪ Maintains spreadsheets/databases as needed (includes Inter Library Loans, Equipment, Literacy Program information, financial tracking)
    ▪ Maintains records of lost or damaged books
    ▪ Provides mobile checkouts when needed
    ▪ Assists in the creation of displays
    ▪ Provides support for makerspace scheduling, usage, and maintenance, when applicable
    ▪ Ensures that materials are shelved and straightened daily
    ▪ Assists with other library materials for special projects/programs such as book celebrations, book clubs, all school reads, etc.
    ▪ Assists in implementing the division Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) as it relates to student use of the Internet and electronic resources
    ▪ Prepares and processes new materials for shelving and circulation (includes sending items to be cataloged, creating spine labels, applying appropriate stamps and labels, covering books, checking for items on the online circulation system)
    ▪ Repairs worn or damaged items (includes fixing spines, covers, loose pages, etc.)
    ▪ Maintains patrons' library cards (includes making cards, sending cards to new schools, replacing lost cards)
    ▪ Responds to all communications in a timely manner to include digital, analog, print, and oral communication
    ▪ Ability and desire to learn new technologies and media
    ▪ Attends work daily and is engaged in job responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Must possess strong communications skills and be able to follow directions. Is able to use computers(with training) in a broad range of applications such as but not limited to the following: Online Circulation System (SIRSI), Google Apps for Education (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, etc.), Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet Search Engines, Database navigation and searching, Clever, PowerSchool, and Schoology. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member. Is self-motivated/directed and able to multitask.

Additional Information:
$12.09 per hour This vacancy is open until filled.

How To Apply:
To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit an online application and mail, fax, or hand-deliver three signed reference letters

Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P. O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23223
Fax: (804) 652-3763

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization:
Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status:
Hourly/Temporary Hourly/Temporary

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