Library Assistant II, 03M00000036 - Richmond, VA

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The purpose of the class is to provide organizational and clerical support for the assigned Library. The class is responsible for routine and advanced library clerical functions. The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision. The class requires working some evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule.

Exercised: Classification typically does not supervise.
Received: Typically reports to Library Assistant III, Library Customer Service Coordinator, Administrative Project Analyst, or Library/Community Services Manager.
Note: Other reporting relationships may apply

Example of Duties:

The Richmond Public Library is seeking a highly qualified part-time candidate to fill a Library Assistant II position. The position requires working some evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Creating, updating and maintaining library user records;
  • Issuing library cards;
  • Charging/discharging library materials;
  • Shelving materials;
  • Handling routine and special library clerical functions in a branch library such as, sorting, filing and retrieving documents and printed materials;
  • Providing information to library users by phone or in person;
  • Processing and sorting mail for assigned library;
  • Performing other tasks as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses:

Requires high school or GED; basic computer skills; requires knowledge of basic Microsoft Office software.

Requires one year of public library experience.

An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification

No Special Certification or License required.

Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements:

Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Requires work that involves walking or standing most of the time; and involves exerting up to 30 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis to lift and move library materials; and routine computer operations.

Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

The job risks exposure to no environmental hazards.

Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job.

The job requires normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, speaking fluently, and color perception

The City of Richmond, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

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