library assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Enthusiastic experience Library assistant, bilingual and fluent in Spanish, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities driven to collaborate with educators and students to encourage learning. Familiar with library and classroom practices.

Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Literary knowledge
  • Self-learning
  • Self-motivate
  • Positive
  • Team oriented
  • Reliable
  • Multitasking
05/2014 to Current
Library Assistant Buncombe County Asheville, NC,

Currently working in the Children's department since 5/2015

• Plan and conduct weekly Bilingual Story times, Toddler sensory lab and after school programs for grades PreK-8.
• Assist students with finding specific resources for individualized needs and reference questions.
• Assist students in use of library resources and materials; encouraged a love of reading by providing book talks, and giving book suggestions to children based on their interests and reading level.
• Provide on-on-one after school tutoring for Spanish language students ages 5 to 12
• Update students on the use of the Internet as a reference tool to access the latest information as well as how to differentiate between relevant and irrelevant sites and material.
• Instruct students on the use of various computer software and the use of the Dewey Decimal System.
• Assist with the update of the library collection to include multicultural titles to fit the population.
• Assist librarians on the purchased of yearly acquisitions, including books, periodicals, and supplies.
• Research, order, and discard books from children’s Spanish collection.
• Organize library for more efficient use of space.
• Create Book displays.
• Collaborate with the organization of various outreach, school class visits, fundraisers, book fairs, and other events.
• Promote the library through public relations avenues such as the library website, radio and local newspaper. YouTube videos and Facebook live programs.
• Serve as contact person for assistance with Spanish speaking patrons and assist librarian with conveying program and library information to Spanish speaking community members.
• Facilitate events to support student bilingual literacy and educate parents on literacy building strategies.
• Participate in Library-sponsored events to support the Library and to cultivate relationships with families and schools.
• Create and maintain procedure manuals and flyers in Spanish to support information services functions.

  • Adult services, technical services and clerk experience from 5/2014-15
    • Created, planned and coordinated adult Spanish programs.
    • Taught basic computer skills in Spanish, provided assistance for on-line databases, research and technology.
    • Assist patrons with technical operations including computers, photocopiers, scanners, and printers.
    • Assisted and coordinated ESL Literacy programs. Worked collaboratively with community literacy agency to support six ESL language classes on a weekly basis. Supported tutors.
    • Repaired old books, recovering overdue books and completing inventories.
    • Acquired and processed materials for circulation.
    • Processed new books, enter records onto computer system and barcoded books.
  • As a Library Clerk I performed related duties providing reliable and friendly customer support with experience in all library departments serving a diverse patron population of all ages, backgrounds and education levels.
06/2012 to 06/2015
Library Clerk Catalina Foothills School District Tucson, AZ,
  • Used library and scholarly databases to locate necessary information.
  • Directed patrons to desired library books, reference items and equipment.
  • Restocked returned items to correct shelf or storage locations.
  • Sourced and processed interlibrary loans across networks.
  • Compiled and maintained circulation, material and equipment records.
  • Handled in-person and telephone requests for information and materials.
  • Organized library equipment and collections.
  • Located desired materials for institutional staff special projects.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Assisted librarian in providing reference services to Spanish speakers.
  • Translated flyers and website announcements to reached out to the Spanish community.
04/2014 to 01/2015
Lagrange Association Library Sonic Lake City, GA,
  • Provided assistance to patrons in regards to the library's computer system and gave instructions for logging onto the Internet.
  • Kept watchful eye on front desk at all times to encourage protected library environment.
  • Supervised inventories for books, audio-visual materials and computer software, accurately processing all receipts.
  • Oversaw the check-in and check-out process of library books and materials at the circulation desk.
  • Processed payments for overdue library materials.
  • Delivered accurate recordkeeping for all library inventory, including periodicals and books.
  • Pleasantly greeted library patrons offered assistance with any needs or issues.
  • Returned books to circulation by placing on proper shelves.
  • Answered patrons' questions and assisted in finding materials requested.
  • Used library and scholarly databases to locate necessary information.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
01/2007 to 03/2009
Assistant Manager Borders Group City, STATE,
  • Coached and mentored employees by delivering training, guidance and performance monitoring.
  • Mentored staff to enhance skills and achieve daily targets, using hands-on and motivational leadership.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Provided leadership and direction for employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by accurately counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize team productivity.
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/1990
High School Diploma:
Institute Cardenal Stepinac - Buenos Aires, Argentina,

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