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Posted: October 26, 2015


Shelves books, magazines, and other library materials according to the various systems used in libraries and ensure all materials are re-shelved in correct order.  As assigned, reviews library’s collection to ensure library materials are maintained in correct order in their assigned areas.  Checks condition of books in designated areas, removes obsolete/damaged materials for review by a librarian, and performs minor mending.  Processes new, rebound, and reconditioned library materials for circulation and reference according to established procedures.  Assists with automated and manual circulation duties, registering and deleting users, charging and discharging library materials, taking requests for reserves and interlibrary loans, and checking to ensure those requests are filled.  Assists with processing overdues.  Following established procedures, assists with the library procurement/acquisition process.  Explains library rules to users and ensures that users observe library rules.  Assists users in locating books and information in card catalogs, databases, and on the shelves, referring difficult questions to higher staff members.  Performs routine clerical tasks such as answering the telephone, taking messages, and referring callers or visitors to the appropriate staff member.  Assists in maintaining and updating library statistics and filing.  Uses a variety of word processing software to prepare and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other text documents.  Assists in implementing programs, publicity, and the marketing of library services.  Performs other related duties as assigned.


Must have experience in responsible clerical or office work of any kind that demonstrates the ability to perform satisfactorily at the grade level of the position.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English.  Must have experience or training that demonstrates the ability to perform simple computer data processing.  Typing skills are desirable.  Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, and reaching; pushing loaded book trucks; and recurring lifting of moderately heavy items.  Must be physically able to frequently lift boxes of up to 40 pounds.  Must be able to reach up to 72 inches with or without the assistance of a step stool.  Must be able to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical.  Successful completion of a National Agency Check w/Inquiries (NACI).  Must possess skill in dealing with the public.


Irregular—days, evenings, weekends 


$9.38 per hour


Anyone interested in applying for this position should apply online at Applicants claiming Veteran’s Preference will need to upload or fax a copy of their DD 214, Member Copy 4 .  For Military Spouse Preference, applicants need to upload or fax a copy of their spouse’s orders assigning him/her to Goodfellow AFB.  The fax number is 325-654-5529.