Employment Opportunity – Erath Branch Manager

Vermilion Parish Library is seeking person to fill the following position:

Branch Manager Erath Library:

Qualifications:  HIGH SCHOOL DEGREE OR EQUIVALENCY REQUIRED. COMPUTER & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED.  MUST BE ABLE TO INTERACT WITH CHILDREN AND ADULTS OF ALL AGES AND PLAN PROGRAMS

Salary: $9.25/hour; 35 hours including Saturdays.

Applications may be obtained at any library location or at the following link: Employment Application

Applications are due:   Saturday, September 26, 2020 by 1:00 P.M.

Any questions call Vermilion Parish Library Phone: 337-893-2674

VERMILION PARISH LIBRARY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, AGE, SEX, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR POLITICAL OR RELIGIOUS OPINIONS.

Responsibilities: Assist in circulation duties and other library routines. Facilitate adult and children’s programs for branch location; Assist with library’s programs; Coordinate with local schools. Completes all task as requested by Director.

Duties:

Circulation Desk

  • Open daily
  • Check in and check out books at circulation desk
  • Check and empty drop box daily
  • Shelve materials
  • Count number of people that come into the library
  • Assist patrons in finding materials
  • Call patrons for reserves
  • Assist patrons at the copy machine when necessary
  • Fax materials as necessary for patrons or library
  • ILL materials as necessary for patrons from Loan Shark
  • Read shelves weekly
  • Shift shelves as necessary
  • Wipe and dust shelves as necessary
  • Take patron request
  • Fill patron or branch request
  • Turn patron computers on or off as necessary
  • Monitor patrons on computers
  • Write receipts for copy machine, faxes and Summer Reading items
  • Enter new patrons in computer and assign patron card
  • Verify patron information is entered correctly for patrons into system
  • Collect money for patron cards when necessary
  • Update expired patron cards and verify patron information
  • Collect items to be sent to other branches
  • Answer reference questions
  • Record reference questions
  • Assist with selection of items for library
  • Compile daily reports for circulation desk: fines, reference questions, program attendance, library visits, etc.
  • Manage use of meeting rooms
  • Assist with selection of items for library; Select McNaughton books monthly
  • Compile daily reports for circulation desk: fines, reference questions, program attendance, library visits, etc.
  • Check and process mail
  • Catalog magazines
  • Laminate materials as necessary for patrons
  • Weed/Discard items
  • Write receipts for lost items, ear phones, flash drives, laminating, etc.
  • Mend damaged items
  • Banking to maintain petty cash
  • Train subs
  • Request necessary supplies
  • Upon closing – check bathrooms, verify doors are locked and turn off necessary lights

Programs:

  • Plan and implement a program once a week for either children, young adults or adults
  • Register all children for Summer Reading program
  • Keep track of summer reading charts turned in
  • Turn in list of participants for summer reading certificates
  • Organize and put out tax forms for libraries
  • Assist patrons with forms when necessary
  • Discard tax forms after tax season
  • Visit local school to assist with needed materials
  • Maintaining a scrapbook

House Keeping:

  • Take out trash daily
  • Clean bathroom and kitchen area daily
  • Keep library dusted and clean
  • Keep shelves dusted and neat
  • Vacuum as necessary

Disinfect keyboards & computers

Qualifications: High school graduate or higher, skilled in using computer, preferably Windows and familiar with Microsoft Office suite: word, Excel; possess routine clerical skills, ability to work with others; willingness to represent the library system in a positive manner; appreciation of the objectives of public library services; possess initiative, neat appearance, leadership skills, tact, sense of humor, and resourcefulness when working with others/patrons

*PERFORM ANY AND ALL TASK AS SO DIRECTED BY THE DIRECTOR
*PERFORM ONLY LIBRARY DUTIES DURING WORKING HOURS
*THESE TASKS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE DIRECTOR