Library Assistant

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Posted: 07/10/2024 Industry: Admin/Clerical Job Number: 1678267

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Library Assistant to provide general information and assistance to library patrons, perform a wide variety of technical and clerical work in support of various sections of the library, including printing classification numbers and circulating materials of the library.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check out library materials to patrons; check in and prepare materials for return to the circulating collection; register new patrons and collect fines and fees.

  • Respond to patron in-person and telephone requests for library materials, services and information; assist patrons in completing requests for materials not available in the local collection.

  • Interact with applicants in-person and via telephone, explain passport application requirements, review and receive passport applications on behalf of US Department of State.

  • Compile statistics and data on information as requested; maintain a variety of records and files, including over-due files.

  • Input data into library computer systems; make corrections; add or delete entries on bibliographic records; correct author and subject entries; search for missing books as necessary.

  • Process materials prior to shelving; file and shelve materials as necessary; print classification numbers for library materials; catalog materials as necessary.

  • Perform general clerical work; type a variety of documents; answer phones; enter information into computer; maintain files and records; process and distribute the mail.

  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, telephone system, cash register, copy machine, facsimile machine and other related equipment.

  • Assist in monitoring, ordering and receiving supplies; maintain files of equipment and supplies.

  • Participate in the preparation and maintenance of displays and exhibits; assist with seasonal and on-going programs and activities.

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Experience and Requirements:

  • One (1) year of general library experience is preferred.

  • Experience with Polaris automation systems or other library automation systems is preferred.

  • Must be willing and able to work various hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • This position requires some bending and lifting up to 25 pounds.


Pay = $18/hr

Meet Your Recruiter

Meegan Villa

Meegan Villa

As the owner of Proper Solutions, I never wanted to give up interacting and working with candidates. That's what I love to do! I am actively involved with many organization in the community and keep my ear to the ground to hear about job opportunities in the Coachella Valley. Please feel free to reach out via email I look forward to hearing from you!


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