Information Services Assistant (Library Information Assistant)

Provides information, instructional and reader's advisory services to customers. Assists customers with circulation services. Provides computer assistance and troubleshooting as needed. Communicates and interprets library policies and procedures to the public. Participates in marketing, maintenance and development of branch collection. Schedules room and program reservations for public and library events. Performs opening and closing procedures. May provide or host programs, tours or outreach visits.

Note: The hourly rate offered will not exceed the midpoint (or $31.6539) of the advertised compensation range. Promotional rules apply for current Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools employees.

Schedule: Scheduling flexibility is imperative. The schedule includes evenings, and Saturdays as assigned. The schedule may vary depending on the needs of the library.

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Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of experience working in a library, bookstore, educational or research setting.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Not applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two or more years of experience working in a public library. Some demonstrated experience and proficiency with collection maintenance. Strong customer services skills. Proficient internet search skills. Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience troubleshooting computer hardware.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position will be required to complete a criminal background check and Child Protective Services Registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to stoop, bend and reach. Ability to input, access and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to lift books weighing up to 10 pounds. Ability perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements. Ability to be physically active for three hours at a time. Ability to push and pull full 4-wheeled book carts and book bins. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.