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ACC Library Assistant/ Aide (Federal Work Study Eligible Students Only)

Company: Laramie County Community College
Location: Laramie
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile. Job Summary: Core responsibilities of this position include: The Library Assistant position for LCCC is a part-time, non-benefited, position responsible for assisting the Library with routine tasks that support the day-to-day operations of the department. These tasks include but are not limited to clerical work such as filing, scanning, sorting, data entry, copying and delivering paperwork; assisting in preparing department materials; answering phones; providing general customer service; supporting special projects; assisting with the circulation processes; and overall assisting the operational functions of the department. Individuals in this position are expected to represent the Department and LCCC in a professional manner and adhere to applicable policies and procedures. LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them. Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need. Start Date: Position is open until filled. Tentative start date: Fall/2021. Compensation: $8.92/hr. Commensurate with experience and education. Essential Functions Essential Functions: Library Support Functions: * Assist Library patrons with the circulation process including assisting with searching for library materials, checking materials in and out, making library cards, and processing transactions (e.g. fines, fees, etc.) * Operate library resources including circulation software, search software, and electronic catalogs * Support the department through operational tasks such as shelving materials, organizing, filing, scanning, sorting, copying, delivering paperwork and completing general errands as needed * Assist department team members through preparing materials, monitoring supply inventories and assisting the operational functions of the department * Provide general customer service through answering phones, responding to visitors, and routing inquiries to the appropriate team member of the department * Support the department with special projects through completing tasks as assigned * Communicate and plan accordingly with the assigned supervisor to develop and establish a work schedule * Promptly communicate any changes to established schedules and seek advanced approval for known schedule conflicts or requests * Assist with data entry, maintenance of spreadsheets and creation of department flyers or communications * Assist with light cleaning and organization of department areas and materials * Notify and elevate concerns to the appropriate supervisor regarding any issues, barriers, or concerns regarding task completion, customer concerns, or the general work environment Nonessential Functions: An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis. * Attend and assist with department meetings and functions as needed * Attend applicable training sessions as needed Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge and ability with personal computing applications - specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems * Ability to maintain confidentiality standards * Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with area supervisor to resolve work and college course scheduling conflicts * Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) * Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings - either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means * Ability to communicate in an informative manner and effectively listen * Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines and frequent interruptions * Ability to respond to basic inquiries from faculty, staff, or other students * Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle; must have a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets the requirements for and provides the ability to be insured by the college's insurance provider * Knowledge of basic office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine, and telephone Physical/Mental Demands: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this position and/or may be encountered while performing essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) * To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors * The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required * While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed * There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations * While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities * There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, lifting overhead, crouching, pushing carts, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor * An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions. * Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus * The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds Qualifications Minimum: * High school diploma or equivalent * One year of experience in a customer service setting Preferreed: * One year of experience in a Library setting working with integrated library systems and Microsoft Office Software. (Excel, Word, Etc.) LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS. Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment. The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,

Keywords: Laramie County Community College, Fort Collins , ACC Library Assistant/ Aide (Federal Work Study Eligible Students Only), Other , Laramie, Colorado

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