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Library Assistant at Willard Branch

Posted:November 3, 2023 (posted 33 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Willard, MO (Greene County)
Company:Springfield-Greene County Library District
304 E Jackson Street
Willard, MO 65781

This is a part time position, approximately 20 hours per week. Candidates must be available to work any hours the library branch is open. The Willard branch is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30am to 6:00pm. As a condition of employment, work schedules may change as necessary to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to the citizens of Greene County. Excellent Part Time Benefits include Paid Time Off and holiday pay. Employee Assistance Program, Vision and Dental insurance, Telehealth and a retirement savings plan are also available. Essential Functions • Routinely checks-in, checks-out and renew library materials • Performs circulation duties • Registers patrons for library cards, voter registration and other library functions • Assists patrons with directional information • Collects overdue fines, book deposits and other fees, makes change, and issues receipts • Performs routine computer searches, data entry • Assists patrons with location of library materials and information • Assists and instructs patrons in the operation of patron access computer (PAC), copy machines, printers, and fax machines • Answers telephone and direct calls • Responds to regular telephone inquiries • Performs routine filing and shelving • May prepare daily deposit of monies collected by branch • May act as Person In Charge (PIC) in absence of branch manager • May provide programming at the branch as needed: Storytimes, Youth programs, Adult programs • Assists supervisor with department reports and correspondence as needed • Performs essential functions during high patron volume • Interprets and implements the Library’s General Conduct Policy • Timeliness: The employee must be punctual and timely in arriving to work and completing tasks. The employee must also be capable of working all of the hours in their assigned shift. • Ability to work with others and the general public: It is essential that individual who works in this position have the ability to work and interact in a cooperative, pleasant, and constructive manner with others. • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; employee may be required to perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Library.

Skills/Job Knowledge • Excellent communications skills, oral and written • Ability to effectively listen to and respond to patron inquiries • Basic knowledge of circulation and library functions • Computer and keyboard skills, to include windows, word-processing and spreadsheet construction Education/Experience • High School diploma or equivalent • One year public service experience required • One year library experience is preferred Physical Demands • Performs bending, squatting, kneeling and reaching from floor level to 6 feet in height • May stand for long periods of time • Displays good coordination and mobility • Routine lifting of library materials weighing up to 30 lbs • Uninterrupted standing and walking for lengthy periods Working Environment • Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general library environment Miscellaneous Requirements • Must pass a security background check

To Apply:
Applications may be found online at then follow the link provided for this Job Posting Complete application through our online application process. Direct questions through e-mail to or call 417-616-0589 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm.

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