Library Assistant
Arkansas Children's Hospital - Little Rock, AR

This job posting is no longer available on Arkansas Children's Hospital. Find similar jobs: Library Assistant jobs - Arkansas Children's Hospital jobs

Position Summary
This person will assist with the library lending, cataloging, book and journal processing, copying articles, and simple computer trouble shooting. He/she must be able to prioritize effectively, communicate well with diverse library users including Spanish speakers and make decisions independently.

Position Duties

1.
Technical assistance
  • Keep accurate circulation records in Millennium online circulation management system and manually where needed.
  • Prepare new books for cataloging and circulation with title page copies property labels, taping & call numbers.
  • Maintain online catalog's accuracy by checking shelves for books and submitting catalog changes.
  • Check in journals and maintain accurate records of volume, issue and date per copy.
  • Copy articles for staff and process interlibrary loan requests in a timely manner.
  • Order supplies and place book orders as requested by Librarian.
  • Send articles by email for patient care.
  • Keep records in basic Microsoft programs including Excel.
  • Troubleshoot printer, copier and computer problems for ACH Library.
  • Process or discard donations as needed.
  • Shift books and journals on shelves as required.
  • Shelve books and journals.

2.
Public assistance
  • Register staff and family members for library services in Millennium circulation system.
  • Provide directional assistance.
  • Locate electronic resources in both the UAMS Library and ACH Library online collections.
  • Provide consumer health information from the Family Resource Library and MEDLINE-PLUS online.
  • Answer the telephone and provide appropriate information or pass calls to the Librarian as needed.
  • Locate print resources in ACH Medical Library collection.

3.
Other duties
  • Be responsible for all daily library functions in the absence of the Librarian.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.

Position Qualifications

Education Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Note: Applicants who like to read and can demonstrate this will be given priority.
Required

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma
Preferred

Experience Requirements

12 months medical library experience
Preferred

Skill Requirements

Word processing and general internet navigation and search skills.
Required

College level reading apprehension
Preferred

Spanish language proficiency
Preferred

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity - Stand
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Walk
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Sit
Frequently

Physical Activity - Use hands to touch, handle, or feel
Regularly

Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Climb or balance
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend
Occasionally

Physical Activity - Talk or hear
Regularly

Physical Environment - Inside Office Environment / conditions
Regularly

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 35 pounds
Frequently

Noise Level - In general, the noise level for this position is considered to be:
Very Quiet

Arkansas Children's Hospital - 13 months ago - save job - block
Recommended Jobs
LIBRARIAN
Arkansas State Library - Little Rock, AR
State of Arkansas - 14 days ago

Paralegal Specialist / Legal Assistant Opport...
United States Army - Little Rock, AR
CareerRookie.com - 16 days ago

Key Leader
lululemon athletica - Little Rock, AR
lululemon athletica - 30+ days ago
About this company
43 reviews
As the only pediatric medical center in the state, Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) serves the youngest Razorbacks from birth to age...