Employment

Willard Library is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome qualified applicants for the following full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

Assistant Librarian/ Children - (Full-time)

Posted: September 22, 2017

WILLARD LIBRARY JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN/ CHILDREN'S SERVICES

REPORTS TO: CHILDREN'S SERVICES LIBRARIAN

JOB LOCATION: CHILDREN'S ROOM/ BASEMENT

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma

JOB FUNCTION: Performs circulation, reference, interlibrary loan, and technical service functions related to the operations of the Children's Department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 90% clerical, 10% management

JOB DUTIES:

I. Circulation

1. Conducts routine circulation tasks; checking-in and out, entering patron registrations, placing holds, updating patron files, updating bibliographic files, processing overdue notifications, and shelving returned material.

2. Maintains reserve shelf and removes holds as necessary.

3. Retains accurate statistics of circulation transactions.

4. Assists other staff members with complex circulation transactions.

5. Conducts troubleshooting of automated circulation system.

6. Assists with the circulation training of other staff members as directed by the Children�s Services Librarian.

II. Patron Service

1. Offers assistance to patrons.

2. Provides extensive reference assistance to patrons in person, by telephone, or via email

3. Retains accurate statistics of reference transactions.


III. Technical Service

1. Processes new Children�s Services Department acquisitions.

2. Conducts Children�s Services Department simple material mending.

3. May conduct basic Children�s Services material cataloging via OCLC as directed by the Children�s Services Librarian and under the guidance of the Technical Services Librarian.

IV. Clerical

1. Produces and distributes Children�s Services Department publications, handouts, and fliers as directed by the Children�s Services Librarian.

2. Updates the Children�s Services Department portion of the Willard Library website as needed.

3. Prepares for mailing overdue and hold notices and coordinates address verification, follow-up overdue notices, and hold notice telephone contact as necessary.

4. Conducts Children�s Services interlibrary loan material notification, shipping, and material retrieval as necessary.

5. Participates in the materials selection and de-selection process.

6. Answers the departmental telephone in a courteous, professional manner and routes all incoming calls to the appropriate department or individual or takes and relays a message as required and/or requested.

7. Manages the Children�s Services Department in the absence of the Children�s Services Librarian, as needed.

8. Assists the Children�s Services Librarian with and attends Children�s Services events and programs as necessary.

9. Attends workshops, library meetings, and seminars as requested by the Children�s Services Librarian.

10. Recommends supply ordering to Children's Services Librarian.

11. Performs other duties as required and other tasks as necessary.

EQUIPMENT: Computer and Peripherals, Telephone, Fax Machine, Photocopier, Scanner, Microfilm Reader/Printer, Cash Register, DVD player, VCR, Monitor, and Calculator.

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE: Written and Oral Communications, Outstanding Knowledge of Circulation Procedures, Database Searching, Computer Skills (PC Windows- based Software in Local Area Network Environment), Dewey Decimal Filing, Good Rapport with Patrons and Colleagues, Ability to Shelve Any Given Library Material, and a Strong Public Service Attitude.

CRITICAL SKILLS:
1. Physical: Able to lift 25 lbs above head with arms fully extended; lift and correctly shelve 100% of Children�s Services materials consistently; able to shelve materials on 0� � 90� high shelving, requiring the ability to bend, squat, reach above head, climb 2� vertically, and balance on 11� diameter step stool; consistently read 10-point font from 24� away; ability to do any or all of the following as needed for up to 8 hours with no more than two 20 minute resting intervals and one 60 minute resting interval: sitting, standing, walking, using computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor, reading, and writing.

2. Mental: Spoken and written English language comprehension at high school level; perform basic Boolean searching; able to arrange dewey decimal numbers in ascending order and correctly alphabetize; able to consistently follow at least 3 verbal or written instructions without cues or repetition.

3. Verbal: English language delivery at high school level.

4. Written: English language delivery at high school level.


NOTE: This is a 40 hours/week position. This may normally include weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and evenings.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma

Reliable transportation and attendance is critical

Interest and ability in working with children, parents, and childcare providers

Literary knowledge

Strong customer service skills

Ability to work flexible schedule with frequent weekends and evenings

How to Apply:
Please complete the application (by clicking Apply Now, below), provide a resume, and three professional references to the following address:

ephillips@willard.lib.in.us

or mail to:

Willard Library
21 N. First Ave.
Evansville, IN 47710

You may also bring your resume and 3 professional references to the front desk on the main floor. If you come in person, please request at the desk a formal application to be completed and attached to your resume or complete and bring the application available by clicking Apply Now (below). No phone calls, please.

Part-time Custodian - (Part-time)

Posted: September 28, 2017

Willard Library is seeking a Part-time Custodian. This part time, 15 hour per week position is open until filled. The successful candidate for this position will be part of a team which maintains and preserves the oldest library Building in the State of Indiana, Willard Library.

JOB TITLE: PART TIME CUSTODIAN

REPORTS TO: BUSINESS MANAGER

JOB LOCATION: WILLARD LIBRARY/ WILLARD PARK/ LIBRARY ANNEX

JOB FUNCTION: Keeps the interior and exterior of the Library clean and free of such hazards as can be corrected through routine janitorial and maintenance activities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 95% custodial, 5% maintenance

JOB DUTIES:

I. Custodial

1. Keeps the interior of the Library clean�especially the public areas on all three floors.

2. Removes trash and recycling from the building.

3. Keeps the Library's Park free of trash, debris, and tree limbs.

II. Maintenance

1. Performs basic maintenance and repairs as needed.

2. Notifies the Business Manager of all observed structural and maintenance problems which requires attention by outside laborers or contractors.

3. Empties the book drop twice daily and when otherwise required.

4. Brings shipments and/or donations of equipment, books, etc., into the Library as necessary.

III. Safety

1. Assists in maintaining safety and security in the Library and the Park.

2. Reports to the Director any unusual incidents or accidents in the Library or the Park.

3. Ensures that mechanical systems and safety equipment are fully functional

4. Utilizes universal precautions and applies proper procedures while cleaning and when using cleaning supplies and chemicals.

5. Performs other duties as required and other tasks as necessary.

EQUIPMENT: Hand Tools, Power Tools, Buffing Equipment, Dollies & Hand Trucks, Vacuum Cleaners, Ladders, Computer. Must be able to operate motor vehicle

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE: Written and Oral Communications, Knowledge and Use of Appropriate Cleaning Supplies for Various Surfaces, Extensive Capability with Basic Maintenance and Repair Work, Mechanical Skills, Independent Problem Solving Possess and Retain Valid Indiana Driver's License.

CRITICAL SKILLS:
1. Physical: Able to lift 50 lbs above head with arms fully extended; lift and correctly move individual objects and boxes of up to 100 lbs by one�s self; Must be able to: stand, bend, squat, kneel, crouch, reach above head with both arms extended, lie prone on stomach or back, climb 50� vertically, balance on 11� diameter step stool; stand and climb on ladder treads and rungs, be able to work up to 120� above the ground while ascending or descending a roof, consistently read 10-point font from 24� away; ability to do any or all of the following as needed for up to 8 hours with no more than two 20 minute resting intervals and one 60 minute resting interval: sitting, standing, walking, using hand tools, using power tools, and using cleaning tools.

2. Mental: Spoken and written English language comprehension at high school level; able to consistently follow at least 3 verbal or written instructions without cues or repetition.

3. Verbal: English language delivery at high school level.

4. Written: English language delivery at high school level.

NOTE: This is a 15 hours/week position

How to Apply:
Please complete the application (by clicking Apply Now, below), provide a resume, and three professional references to the following address:

ephillips@willard.lib.in.us

or mail to:

Willard Library
21 N. First Ave.
Evansville, IN 47710

You may also bring your resume and 3 professional references to the front desk on the main floor. If you come in person, please request at the desk a formal application to be completed and attached to your resume or complete and bring the application available by clicking Apply Now (below). No phone calls, please.
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