Library Assistant

North Ayrshire Council
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Location: Various Locations in Isle of Arran
Rate: £8.87 - £9.69 per hour
Hours: 1.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief

Role Profile
ROLE DEFINITION
Assist the senior library assistant/library assistant in the effective delivery of library services to the community and deputise in their absence.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Corporate Responsibilities

To undertake individual role in line with the Council’s Strategic Priorities and in compliance with the Council’s corporate policies and procedures.
To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.
Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities

Assist the senior library assistant/library assistant in the effective delivery of library services to the community and deputise in their absence.
Deal directly with queries from colleagues and customers who may be either internal or external, through telephone, written or face to face contact.
Contribute to efficient circulation, charging and registration processes.
Contribute to maintaining an attractive and organised library, including book displays, stock categorisation and shelving duties.
Support the public in developing their reading interests and take part in reader development activities.
Encourage children and young people to use the library effectively and deliver activities such as Bookbug in collaboration with senior staff.
Support the public in accessing the People’s Network, the online library catalogue and electronic information resources.
Liaise with learners and volunteer buddies and contribute to the development of learning opportunities in libraries, including sharing of good practice.
Typing / word processing a variety of documents e.g. memos/letters/reports.
Entering and retrieving data from a range of computerised or manual systems, maintaining confidentiality and sensitivity where appropriate.
Compiling information, producing basic statistics and completion of checklists.
Filing, photocopying, faxing and processing mail.
Monitor the security and effective maintenance of the library, as a nominated key holder, reporting to the senior library assistant.
Attend meetings and outreach events as required by senior staff.

Additional Information
References

For your information if this post requires references you will be notified of further details if you are successful in gaining an interview. Not providing relevant references when requested may delay the outcome of the interview process.

Closing date: Tuesday 29th November 2017

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