Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2079

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

(Library Assistant IV)

Fairfax County Public Library

Job # 13-2079

$43,095 to $57,460  (Grade S19)

Multiple positions at various regional libraries throughout the county, may be filled from this announcement.

Coordinates and supervises the activities of the circulation department. Provides customer-focused, consistent public service. Promotes good relations with library users and community. Interprets library policy and procedures for staff and the public. Resolves patron problems and conflicts. Performs all circulation functions for customers at the public service desk and on the telephone. Sets goals for the circulation department. Develops and implements procedures for utilizing staff and equipment efficiently. Responsible for timekeeping and circulation department schedules. Selects, trains, motivates, coaches and evaluates circulation staff. Hires, trains and supervises circulation volunteers. Trains staff on circulation computer equipment and software, including the Internet and Windows-based applications. Responsible for reconciling and reporting branch financial transactions. Participates in branch management team and keeps the team informed of circulation policies and procedures. Helps to formulate branch goals and objectives. Duties are performed under the supervision of the branch manager.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of two years (60 semester hours) of course work at an accredited college or university; plus four years of full-time library experience or the equivalent amount of part-time library experience, including two years performing duties comparable to Library Assistant II or one year as Library Assistant III.



Experience working with an automated library system. Supervisory experience. Experience working in a public library.


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.


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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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