Reader's Advisor (administrative Assistant Iii)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$39,663.31 - $66,105.10 Annually
Posted
Sep 11, 2021
Closes
Sep 25, 2021
Ref
21-01888
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides the full range of extensive customer service including outreach, reader advisory, circulation, and information/information referral services to targeted customers of the Access Services library (AS), Government Center employees and the public. Provides trainings on library systems and assistive technologies. Communicates and interprets library polices to the public, staff, and volunteers. Serves as Person-in-Charge as assigned. Performs other duties as may be assigned to further the goals and objectives of Fairfax County Public Library.

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are general administrative support, library services, customer service, and education.

This job announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies and may be used to fill future vacancies.

Salary: The selected applicant's starting salary will be in the minimum to midpoint range ($39,663.31- $52,883.58) of the advertised compensation range.

Schedule: Library schedules staff to cover all open hours and outreach. Occasional overtime may be required.

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Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

Scheduling & Coordinating for Others
Maintains calendar(s);
Schedules meetings;
Makes and cancels appointments;
Schedules rooms for classes, meetings, conferences, etc.;
Coordinates audiovisual, training equipment, refreshment requests.

Office Management
Provides administrative support and implements procedures;
Provides and explains relevant policies and procedures.

Receptionist/Public Contact
Explains departmental policy/procedure but does not interpret them;
Responds to inquiries that require referencing a variety of sources and utilizing
knowledge of the department/county operations.

Word Processing/Typing
Keys/types complex documents (e.g., technical);
Proofs spelling and grammar.

Information Systems/Software
Performs data entry with some knowledge of department/work unit/program;
Manipulates screens for additional entries;
Generates routine reports;
Creates simple spreadsheets;
Maintains databases.

Reports
Compiles routine factual/numerical reports using readily available information.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

Knowledge of standard rules and interpretations within own functional area and a working knowledge of established methods and procedures used in related areas;
Significant nonstandard skill/knowledge is required involving production of an end product such as a report.

Word Processing/Typing
Basic skills in the use of Microsoft Word.

Math Skills
Basic math skills.

PC Skills
Basic skills in the use of applicable Microsoft Office Suite software.

Communication
Ability to write simple documents.

Information Abilities
Ability to process and integrate complex data.

Interpersonal Abilities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external and internal contacts.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and two years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two or more years of library experience in a public library setting or school, to include readers' advisory experience. Foundation of knowledge in American literature, past and present.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check. Child Protective Services Registry check, and driving record check.
  • Ability to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.
  • All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemptionprior to their start date.Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements. Ability to stoop, bend and reach. Ability to stand for 2 hours at a time. Ability to push and pull 4-wheeled book bins filled at 90% capacity, requiring 20 pounds of initial (starting) force, and a sustained force of 10 pounds after initial acceleration. Ability to push and pull 4-wheeled book carts filled at 70% capacity, requiring 14 pounds of initial (starting) force, and a sustained force of 7 pounds after initial acceleration. Ability to shelve materials at all height levels. Physical requirements are applicable to all duties. Ability to communicate in person, in writing and via phone. Ability to drive a van/car from the County pool. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Panel interview and may include a written exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.

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