Library Aide II

City of Aurora, Library and Cultural Services

Aurora, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By May 14th, 2021

Wages

$12.00 to $12.50 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Aurora, CO

Hours

20.00

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

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Job Description

Library Aide II

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

 

Summary of Job Duties

Salary to be commensurate with experience.
The hiring range for this position is $12.50/ hourly 

This is a temporary 20 hour per week, non-benefited position. Working a flexible schedule of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 1-6pm. These hours are subject to change which will include working weekends. 

It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora!   We are looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to strengthen our team of talented and valued employees. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  Integrity, Respect,Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values.   

Department Information
The Library and Cultural Services Departments vision is to empower an environment of lifelong learning and cultural enrichment by stimulating learning and literacy, inspiring creativity, and integrating arts, culture and history into the lives of Aurorans.  We have two divisions within the department: Library and Cultural Services, both offering a variety of free programs and services to the community.


 Library Services

  • 6 locations
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, magazines
  • Database and language learning programs
  • Public computers
  • Study space
  • Retirement centers and community events and programs or activities for all ages

Cultural Services

  • Aurora History Museum
  • Aurora Fox Theater
  • Bicentennial Arts Center
  • The Show Wagon
  • Art in Public Places collection (over 240 commissioned pieces around the city)

Position Overview

The City of Aurora is seeking an energetic Library Aide II to provide the highest level of customer service. This is a temporary position providing library computer center monitoring, customer service, opening and closing duties in an independent work environment. The individual will also be responsible for conducting basic library materials processing and handling duties.


 

Work hours for this position are  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 1-6pm.


**This posting is scheduled to close on Friday, May 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm, however is subject to close at any time without prior notice.  Thank you**

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform general library services to library customers in person or by phone
  • May open and close small computer center locations during daily shift
  • Assists customers with materials check in, check out and other basic materials processing through computerized systems
  • Monitors customer computer usage, hold shelves and customer activity at small computer center locations
  • Answers basic customer questions and provides basic computer usage support to customers
  • Shelves library materials depending upon the specific facility assigned
  • May refer more complex customer help needs to full service locations and/or higher level library staff at those locations through on-site phone contact
  • May work at various locations, but mainly at the Central branch
  • Will perform additional duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.  

Education:
 

  • High School diploma or GED.   

Experience:
 

  • At least 6 months of research and clerical experience including telephone and customer service experience.
  • Library background a plus.

Knowledge: 
 

  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, email and internet navigation)

Abilities:  
 

  • Able to work alone and be reliable in a self-supervised environment.
  • Ability to provide high quality customer service for customers and work effectively with fellow employees;
  • Use general office equipment including computers
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Available to work part-time hours during days, evenings and weekend.
  • Ability to have transportation to work at other locations or split shifts among locations when staffing is  needed

Skills:  
 

  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software; keyboarding skills.

Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required: 
 

  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment. Current Driver's License with good driving record and reliable transportation.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Essential Personnel: 

  • When a local announcement of emergency or disaster is declared by the City, all City of Aurora employees may be required to work as essential personnel.

Physical Demands:

  • Light physical work requiring ability to lift 30 pounds; frequent lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 10 pounds;
  • Primarily sedentary physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds with or without assistance; occasional lifting, carrying, walking, and standing
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment; vision for reading, recording, and interpreting information
  • Frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
  • Frequent communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment:

Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment.

Equipment Used:
Computer keyboard, audio, video, media equipment and standard office equipment.

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 For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
           
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
                                         
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

Application Instructions

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Links

External Job Ad
https://jobs.auroragov.org/library-aide-ii/job/16218305

Posted May 6, 2021