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Security Officer (Part time) - Position open until April 25, 2014

Position Number: 38-75.1-5
Position: Security Officer
Level: 5/1
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Beginning range: $10.12 - $11.90, hourly
Pay Range: $10.12 - $13.67, hourly
Agency: Main Library
Location: 304 S. Main, South Bend, IN 46601
Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum one year security experience or related work.
Hours:
  • Normal workweek is 24 hours.
  • Partial days, evenings and Saturdays may be required.
  • Required to work the specified Sunday afternoons per calendar year.
Requirements:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that include the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Possess reliable transportation, and be willing to work at other branches if and when the need arises.
  • Able to stand and walk inside and outside the facility for long periods of time.
  • Reachable by telephone.
  • Wear and maintain the security uniform of the Library in a clean, neat, and orderly appearance on a daily basis.
  • Drug testing and criminal history record check are required as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is subject to the applicant passing a drug-screening test and criminal history record check.
Ability to:
  • Model excellent customer service relating both to patrons and to library staff.
  • Work harmoniously with other employees and Supervisor.
  • Work cooperatively, courteously, yet firmly with all segments of the general public.
  • Stay alert for lengthy periods of time.
  • Use good judgment in a variety of difficult situations.
  • Accept and manage change.
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Be enthusiastic, creative, flexible, energetic, value diversity, and possess a sense of humor
Essential Job Duties:

Performs duties to provide security services for patrons and staff. Working under the direct supervision of the Library’s Security Services Manager the Security Officer will:

1. Enforce and maintain the Library’s Code of Conduct and all regulations related to the safety and security of patrons and employees.
2. Respond and assist with all emergency situations on library property.
3. Answer routine inquiries and direct visitors to appropriate areas.
4. Prepare and submit daily security reports and activity logs in a timely fashion.
5. Perform scheduled security checks of library property, including the parking lot.
6. Escort patrons and employees to their vehicles when needed.
7. Ensure all employees have safely left the facility and the parking lot at closing.

Perform other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Fill out an employment application at the Main Library, 304 S. Main, downtown, South Bend, at the Administrative Offices (Human Resources), third floor, between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. weekdays.
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EARN Intern - Position Open until filled

Position Number: 40-190-4
Position Title: EARN Intern
Level/Unit: 2/4
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Pay: $10.00, Hourly
Agency: Human Resources
Location: Main Library, 304 S. Main, South Bend, IN 46601
Hours:
  • Required to work 40 hours per week within the limits of the Indiana State Summer EARN Intern Program.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some Saturdays.
Requirements:
  • The college student must certify that he/she has received and used a Higher Education Award (HEA), and/or 21st Century Scholarship during the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Will not graduate at the end of the 2014-2015 fall semester or quarter.
  • Will enroll as an undergraduate student during 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Required to have excellent customer service attitude and manner.
  • Personal or public transportation must be used to reach library locations.
  • Drug testing and criminal history record check are required as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is subject to the applicant passing a drug-screening test and criminal history record check.
Ability to:
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Work in both supervised and unsupervised conditions.
  • Accept and manage change.
  • Sense of Humor, enthusiastic and a positive attitude
Job Statement:

The EARN Intern Clerk will assist in clerical duties; assist patrons with basic use of library’s public computers, reservation process, print management and photocopiers; assist with the Summer Reading Programs, as well as special programs; and other general library tasks as needed.  Assignments and projects may vary from department or branch and may change as the summer progresses.

To Apply: Fill out an employment application at the Main Library, 304 S. Main, downtown, South Bend, at the Administrative Offices (Human Resources), third floor, between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. weekdays.
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