September Virtual Board Meeting

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 14TH

Time: September 14, 2020 7:00PM 

Join Zoom Meeting

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​154 will be im­ple­mented in re­sponse to COVID-​19 so­cial dis­tanc­ing re­quire­ments and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-​115. The pub­lic may par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ing through Zoom ac­cess by com­puter and smart phone us­ing the fol­low­ing link:

https://​us02web​.zoom​.us/​j​/​86168367125​?​p​w​d​=​Q​W​9​m​N​3​R​v​V​W​85​e​E​Z​U​V​G​50​L​0​Z​B​d​V​J​s​Q​T09

Meeting ID: 861 6836 7125

Password: 984587

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 861 6836 7125

Password: 984587

Members of the pub­lic will only be able to speak dur­ing the pub­lic com­ment por­tion of the meet­ing and such com­ment will be lim­ited to three min­utes per per­son. To pro­vide for or­derly pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, a per­son wish­ing to speak must state their name and re­quest to be rec­og­nized by the Library Board President. The Library Board President will rec­og­nize all per­sons wish­ing to speak dur­ing pub­lic com­ment. The Millington Arbela District Library will pro­vide nec­es­sary rea­son­able aux­il­iary aids and ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties at the meet­ing upon 72 hour ad­vance no­tice by con­tact­ing Amy Beckman, Interim Director by email or phone listed be­low. 

For as­sis­tance, please email director@​millingtonlibrary.​info or call the li­brary at 989.871.2003

Virtual Board Meeting

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 10TH

Time: September 10, 2020 06:30 PM 

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​154 will be im­ple­mented in re­sponse to COVID-​19 so­cial dis­tanc­ing re­quire­ments and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-​115. The pub­lic may par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ing through Zoom ac­cess by com­puter and smart phone us­ing the fol­low­ing link:

https://​us02web​.zoom​.us/​j​/​86734505186​?​p​w​d​=​R​V​p​w​R​V​B​O​c​X​p​F​Y​m​R​a​Y​X​p​S​M​V​J​i​d​i​t​E​d​z09

Meeting ID: 867 3450 5186

Password: 834683

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 867 3450 5186 

Password: 834683

Members of the pub­lic will only be able to speak dur­ing the pub­lic com­ment por­tion of the meet­ing and such com­ment will be lim­ited to three min­utes per per­son. To pro­vide for or­derly pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, a per­son wish­ing to speak must state their name and re­quest to be rec­og­nized by the Library Board President. The Library Board President will rec­og­nize all per­sons wish­ing to speak dur­ing pub­lic com­ment. The Millington Arbela District Library will pro­vide nec­es­sary rea­son­able aux­il­iary aids and ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties at the meet­ing upon 72 hour ad­vance no­tice by con­tact­ing Amy Beckman, Interim Director by email or phone listed be­low. 

For as­sis­tance, please email director@​millingtonlibrary.​info or call the li­brary at 989.871.2003

Labor Day Holiday Closure

Library Assistant Job Posting

Millington Arbela District Library
Library Assistant
Job Description

Description:

Performs a va­ri­ety of du­ties un­der the di­rec­tion of a su­per­vi­sor, some of a rou­tine cler­i­cal na­ture and some of a pro­fes­sional na­ture. Supervision is pro­vided by the Director and Assistant Director. Work is learned through on-​the-​job train­ing, work­shops, sem­i­nars and con­tin­u­ing ed­u­ca­tion.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Under the gen­eral su­per­vi­sion of the Director, re­spon­si­ble for cre­at­ing a cli­mate of wel­com­ing and re­spon­sive at­mos­phere of ser­vice for all pa­trons. Provides ref­er­ence and reader’s ad­vi­sory ser­vices; in­ter­acts with the pub­lic to cre­ate a fa­vor­able im­pres­sion of li­brary ser­vices; plans and presents pro­grams. Schedule in­cludes evenings and week­ends.

Examples of Duties:

• Provides ref­er­ence and reader’s ad­vi­sory ser­vices to pa­trons

• Understands full range of cir­cu­la­tion desk pro­ce­dures us­ing an au­to­mated cir­cu­la­tion sys­tem

• Carries out pro­ce­dures for no­ti­fi­ca­tions of pa­trons of over­due ma­te­r­ial

• Registers new pa­trons and main­tains records of pa­tron ap­pli­ca­tions

• Handles fines, uses the cash reg­is­ter

• Uses pub­lic cat­a­log, in­ter­net, and print­ers

• Assists pa­trons with com­put­ers and soft­ware

• Transmits faxes and scans doc­u­ments

• Uses copier and com­put­ers

• Answers tele­phone

• Shelves ma­te­r­ial

• Assist pa­trons and processes MeL li­brary loan 

• Solves pa­tron prob­lems en­coun­tered dur­ing their li­brary visit

• Monitors li­brary sup­plies for or­der­ing

• Creates mar­ket­ing and pro­mo­tional ma­te­r­ial

• Merchandises books and other li­brary ma­te­ri­als to en­hance their ap­peal and pro­mote their use by pa­trons

• Facilitates pro­gram­ming, as needed, in skill set

• Inspects li­brary ma­te­ri­als for re­pair and may as­sist in re­pair­ing and/​or pro­cess­ing li­brary ma­te­r­ial

• Performs gen­eral clean­ing du­ties in the li­brary in­clud­ing shov­el­ing and sweep­ing side­walks and tak­ing out garbage.

• Other du­ties as as­signed

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of and ex­pe­ri­ence us­ing tech­nol­ogy and the in­ter­net
  • Teamwork
  • Effective com­mu­ni­ca­tor
  • Excellent or­ga­ni­za­tional and problem-​solving skills
  • Ability to han­dle con­fi­den­tial and sen­si­tive in­for­ma­tion with dis­cre­tion
  • Strong com­mit­ment to serv­ing the pub­lic
  • Excellent in­ter­per­sonal skills and pub­lic ser­vice man­ner for mod­el­ing cus­tomer ser­vice ex­pec­ta­tions
  • Ability to in­ter­act har­mo­niously and com­mu­ni­cate well with pa­trons and staff
  • Excellent English com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, oral and writ­ten
  • Excellent com­puter, word-​processing and in­ter­net skills
  • Ability to main­tain re­li­able sched­ule and reg­u­lar at­ten­dance
  • Flexibility to adapt to chang­ing work sit­u­a­tions and to vary work sched­ule
  • Physical mo­bil­ity to com­fort­ably lift and move 50 pounds
  • Good vi­sion and hear­ing
  • Manual dex­ter­ity to op­er­ate com­puter and tele­phone equip­ment
  • Satisfactory crim­i­nal back­ground check
  • Willingness to at­tend com­mu­nity events and training/​workshops out­side of the li­brary
  • Valid driver’s li­cense and per­sonal au­to­mo­bile for job-​related trans­porta­tion

Acceptable Experience and Training: 

• High school diploma or GED

• Graduation from a col­lege or uni­ver­sity pre­ferred

• Public li­brary ex­pe­ri­ence pre­ferred

• Experience with Google apps, Word, Excel, Canva and other ap­pli­ca­tion soft­ware

• Any equiv­a­lent com­bi­na­tion of ex­pe­ri­ence and train­ing which pro­vides the re­quired knowl­edge, skills, and abil­i­ties

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