Library Assistant I Youth Services

Jackson District Library Jackson , MI 49201

Posted 4 months ago


July 8, 2019


Carnegie Branch Youth Services
25 Hours/week

SALARY: $12.02/HR

REPORTS TO: Branch Manager


APPLY BY: July 17, 2019


Jackson District Library is looking for a Library Assistant for our Youth Services Department. The ideal candidate will enjoy performing a variety of clerical duties, appreciate teamwork, take pride in providing prompt and friendly service to customers of all ages, and have a passion for serving the Jackson community.


  • Serves the public through personal and telephone contact, providing materials, information and other services available through the branch/department

  • Assists with programming, displays, presentations, story hours, and other public relations efforts

  • Contributes to the overall effectiveness of the branch/department and the library system

  • Responsible for knowing and following system procedures and policies

  • Performs other reasonably related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required

  • May be responsible for department's operation when supervisor is absent


  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED and specialized training such as that acquired in one year of college, technical, vocational, or trade school

  • Ability to sort and file materials alphabetically and numerically

  • Ability to meet and deal with the public in a pleasant, enthusiastic manner

  • Ability to organize personal work responsibilities with minimal supervision

  • Basic familiarity with library operations desirable

  • Ability to calculate and compile simple statistical data

  • Ability to do routine and repetitive work for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 15 pounds or more as designated

  • Ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees as well as with the public

  • Willingness to work day, evening, Saturday and Sunday work schedules

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.


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Library Assistant I Youth Services

Jackson District Library