Senior Library Assistant - Community & Access Services

  • City of Iowa City, IA
  • Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Feb 17, 2021
Full time Customer Service

Job Description

Senior Library Assistant

Community & Access Services


Application deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021

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One permanent full-time position available

Full salary range: $49,254.40 - $63,211.20

Hours: Some evening and weekend shifts


Job summary:

Under general direction, hires, trains, evaluates, schedules and supervises hourly departmental staff. Oversees the check-out, check-in, and shelving of returned materials and is responsible for the overall condition of the stacks. Assists in the daily scheduling of Circulation Desk operations, and resolves problems associated with material circulation. Acts as lead worker on a shift to train and assign work to hourly and permanent staff, and to volunteers. Develops ongoing training opportunities and maintains a Circulation manual. Works on the Circulation Desk.


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Two-years of experience working in a library, customer service or, related field required. Two years of supervisory experience required. Valid driver’s license required. Criminal background check required.


Preferred qualifications:

Two-years of experience working in a public library preferred. Experience working with volunteers preferred. Supervisory and project management experience preferred. Ability to speak Spanish, Arabic or French desirable.


More information:

A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at under Job Descriptions.


It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.