Law Library Assistant – Law Library of Montgomery County – Norristown, PA

POSITION TITLE:         Law Library Assistant
EXEMPT:                          No
DEPARTMENT:             Law Library of Montgomery County
SALARY:                           $19.40 per Hour  (Part-time)
POSITION REPORTING:     Law Library Director

Apply here :
https://www.montcopa.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=126&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Law-Library-Assistant-Part-Time-502

SUMMARY:
Provide general library support and circulation desk duties. Duties include,
but are not limited to, circulation of materials, record mail, handle funds
received, filing loose-leaf releases and pocket parts, book binding, provide
patron assistance, answering phones, and shelving all materials. Work
approximately 18-20 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Operate online circulation and serials system
  • Locate requested material
  • Check books in and out
  • Receive and credit overdue book fines
  • Collect and shelve all materials
  • Check in and sort all incoming advance sheets, updates, supplements, periodicals, newspapers,  invoices, and other office mail
  • File loose-leaf releases, pocket parts, supplements, and revisions
  • Locate and correct any missing or misfiled pages
  • Contact publishers to order missing pages, supplements and issues
  • Enter all money and checks received in the cash register
  • Fiscal duties as necessary in accordance with accounting best practices
  • Assist patrons in the use of the computers and copiers
  • Prepare and bind cases published in periodicals and the county law journals/ reporters advance sheets
  • Process and issue new library memberships
  • Assist with processing annual library membership renewals
  • Answer telephone inquiries and direct calls to appropriate individual
  • Replace toner and paper in the printers and copiers
  • Maintain general orderly appearance of the library
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Library Science and Information Science students and graduates seeking part-time work in a Law Library strongly preferred
  • Must be accurate, detail oriented and well organized
  • Excellent communication skills, strong service orientation and the ability to work with a variety of library users
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment
  • Proficient with computer technology and ability to create and modify Excel spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and legal databases (WestLaw/Lexis) desirable

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
stand, walk, sit, and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to use
hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools and controls; reach with hands
and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Apply here :
https://www.montcopa.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=126&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Law-Library-Assistant-Part-Time-502

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