Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1553


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

LIBRARY INFORMATION ASSISTANT
(Part-Time)


Youth Services,
Fairfax County Public Library

Job # 12-1553

$20.21 to $26.95/hour  (Grade S19)
 
Description:

Part-time positions scheduled to work 20 hours per week will be filled at various Fairfax County Public Libraries from this announcement. Regular schedule includes working every Saturday or Sunday.

Uses strong customer service skills to help library users of all ages meet their information, educational and recreational needs. Conducts thorough reference interviews and selects appropriate print or electronic resources to meet the needs of a diverse public. Provides active reader's advisory service, especially for children and teens. Plans and presents programs for pre-school and school-age children, including book talking. May train and supervise student volunteers. Assists with managing and marketing children's and young adult collections. Communicates and interprets library policies and procedures to the public. Performs clerical support tasks as needed. Cooperates with all coworkers to create an environment that is welcoming to all members of the public.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in social or behavioral sciences, liberal arts or sciences, education, or a related discipline; plus two years of experience working in a library, bookstore, educational or research setting.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Experience working with youth in a public library or educational setting. Familiarity with children's and young adult literature. Experience providing programs and book talks to children.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

10/19/2012

 

Date Posted:

10/13/2012

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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