Klamath County Oregon
  • 06-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Library
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • $14.73-$15.93
  • Full Time

Summary Performs full scope of clerical and para-professional responsibilities in the operation of the Youth Services Department of the Library, which provides services to patrons, including newborn through teens, parents, homeschoolers and teachers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Trains, schedules and reviews the work of Library Assistant II (PT) and volunteers in the Youth Services Department.

02 Keeps abreast of library policies and procedures, computer documentation, professional literature; makes suggestions and passes on public input to supervisors.

03 Suggests procedural and program changes for the Youth Services Department of the Library through participation in workshops and direct consultation with the department supervisor.

04 Implements new and continuing programs for the Youth Services Department; assists with researching and preparing grants for youth programs.

05 Assists Supervising Librarian in presenting and preparing programs for youth; assists with outreach programs and activities to teens and secondary schools.

06 In concert with Supervising Librarian, inventories equipment and supplies for use in the Youth Services Department.

07 Assists Supervising Librarian in selecting new and replacement materials and assigning status of materials in acquisitions/cataloging systems; assists with re-shelving duties on an on-going basis.

08 Directly assists patrons (in person or by phone) in locating materials and information; provides assistance to impaired patrons by locating material suitable to their needs.

09 Performs other duties as assigned by Library management team.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Continuous Learning - Seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.

Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.

Managing Customer Focus - Promotes customer focus; establishes customer service standards.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

Delegation - Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

Managing People - Improves processes, products and services.

Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; keeps emotions under control.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.

Strategic Thinking - Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Consultative Selling - Asks questions to discover client business needs; presents solutions that meet customer objectives.

Achievement Focus - Sets and achieves challenging goals; recognizes and acts on opportunities.

Personal Appearance - Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed.

Sales Skills - Maintains customer satisfaction.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; develops realistic action plans.

Quality - Applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Training Period

Over 3 months up to and including 6 months (excluding the orientation time required of a fully qualified worker to become accustomed to the special conditions of any new job).

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Current Oregon Driver's License (Class C)

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Schedule

This is a full-time position. The normal work schedule is 40 hours per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on times each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing

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