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Federal Work-Study 2018-19 Library Assistant Circulation *Student Position Only*

Central Oregon Community College

Posting Details

Application Instructions

Please read carefully before applying:

You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number: 06001340
Position Title: Federal Work-Study 2018-19 Library Assistant Circulation *Student Position Only*
Posting Date: 07/03/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes): Open for Academic Year
Length of Position: Temporary, As Needed per Term
Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type: Student Position
FTE: < .50 FTE
Salary Level: Work-Study Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay: $10.75/hr, Non-Benefited Student Position
Starting Maximum Pay: $10.75/hr, Non-Benefited Student Position
Hours per Week: 10 hour per week/As Identified in Award Letter
Work Schedule: 7:45 am to 9:00 pm M-Thurs and Weekends 11-6 pm
Days of the Week: Per Schedule
Job Summary/Purpose:

Serve as the first point of contact at the Barber Library Circulation desk. Provide support for the Barber Library Circulation and Public Services Department staff.
Job Location is on the Bend Campus.

Terms of Employment:
• This is a part-time (<.50 FTE) Federal Work Study position
• Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district when needed.
•Must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study for 2018-19
•Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. Provide cordial, professional service to all library patrons.
2. Utilize complex library software applications/databases to check out, check in, renew circulating library materials, and update patrons’ account status.
3. Assist patrons in person or by phone with Course Reserve requests, general Circulation, and library policy.
4. Provide pertinent directional information, referring patrons to appropriate departments and library personnel as applicable.
5. Learn Library of Congress call number protocol for shelving library items, and shelf reading.
6. Special tasks and other projects as assigned.
7. Maintain confidentiality of patron records, both personal and library use information.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess the listed knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The incumbent is expected to follow College work rules and policies

• Skills with computer and keyboarding and other software applications/databases, Internet usage.
• Skills in customer service, greeting public and representing the employer.
• Ability to accept supervision and direction of supervisors.
• Ability to be a team player
• Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.
• Able to perform all duties with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.
• Able to be perform responsibly, be reliable, be a punctual self-starter, work independently without direct supervision.
• Flexibility and willingness to work at varying paces is essential.
• Familiarity with library services helpful.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Occasional lifting under ten pounds for 15 percent of the time. Computer screen is used more than 70 percent of the time. Must be able to climb or pull self-upward and guide, feeding materials into proper position. Able to crawl under desks to check cabling and able to carry supplies between campus buildings. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study for 2018-19
• Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress for financial aid.
• Successfully pass a background check.

Special Qualifications:

• Prior Work Experience in Customer Service
• Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

Special Instructions to Applicants:

You must have been awarded and accepted Federal Work-Study as part of your COCC Financial Aid award package before applying for a Work-Study position.

Please NOTE: you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s), and complete the application to be considered for employment. If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes

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