Job of the Day

Oct 26, 2010 11:38 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Job of the Day: AFA Library Technician

The Air Force Academy has an opening for a civilian Library Technician.

The primary purpose of this position is for the Circulation Assistant to provide a variety of circulation activities including shelving, charging materials in and out, maintaining materials shelf order, and answering general questions from patrons/customers about circulation policies or general direction. Reference questions are referred to a librarian.

  • Performs circulation and registration duties. Charges out library materials and processes return of materials, keeps current record of overdue materials and contacts borrowers by telephone or by using overdue notices, accepts payments from patrons for lost or damaged materials, makes appropriate entries in accountability log, and prepares cash receipts. Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library users and volunteers, answers general questions from patrons, and resolves recurring problems.
  • Shelves books, magazines, and other library materials in accordance with various systems used in the library. Ensures that all library materials which are returned or used in-house are reshelved in correct order. Reviews all areas of the library's collection including books, microfiche, compact discs, audiocassettes, and videocassettes to endure library materials are in correct order I their storage areas. Removes obsolete/damaged materials from assigned areas of the collection and forwards the Acquisition Branch for repair or rebinding.
  • Performs routine clerical tasks, such as answering the telephone, taking messages, and referring callers or visitors to appropriate library staff members. Maintains stock levels of office and specialized library supplies and participates in inventory control of library materials.


Apply by This Friday, Oct. 29

Starting pay: $27,990.00 - $36,384.00 /year





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