Assistant Librarian

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleAssistant Librarian
DepartmentEducation
Period to Apply04/26/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorLibrarian
Pay Rate$14.85 (Hourly)
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh Library

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the Librarian, assists all Library patrons to enable effective use of the Library. Arranges and maintains all reading materials; maintains Library records, performs a variety of administrative tasks; and assists Librarian in managing all facets of the Library. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Librarian.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Ensures regular Library hours are maintained.
• Opens and closes Library following the schedule.
• Arranges, re-shelves and assists in in maintaining all reading materials in the Library, ensures the Library is cleaned.
• Welcomes patrons and helps, while maintaining a professional and courteous demeanor.
• Makes and distributes Library cards in a timely manner.
• Provides instructions and tours to new Library patrons.
• Checks materials in and out accurately.
• Assists and participates in outreach services to promote reading and Library usage.
• Assists in scheduling community activities.
• Furnishes information on Library activities, facilities, rules, and services.
• Explains and assists in use of reference sources, such as periodical indexes, to locate information.
• Assists staff and patrons in use of public access catalog and electronic equipment.
• Searches files, reference shelves, and computerized information systems to locate requested information.
• Assists in scheduling community use of the Library for activities not sponsored by the Library programs.
• Assists in generating reports as requested on Library activities.
• Assists in maintaining cleanliness of the computer lab and Library.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and Pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of Library cataloging/classification systems.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgement.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows Environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as Power Point).
• Skill in bibliographic, technological, and cataloging, techniques as used in a Library setting.
• Skill in operating audio-visual equipment.
• Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED plus one-year library or clerical experience; experience in a public, private, school, special, or research library preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Must be familiar with community resources that assist youth and families in the communities we service
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Strong clerical and computer/database skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
phoenix.vigil@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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