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Computer Lab Library Assistant

Published on June 21, 2021

Department(s): Library

Location: Pittsburg, KS

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Information Technology

15-20 hours/week Afternoons/Evenings, Some weekend

Starting pay:  $10.00/hour $10.50 college degree

    Please include resume and schedule of availability with application

Definition of Work:

Monitors patron computer usage and provides assistance using the computers, online resources, software, and peripheral equipment available in the lab. Assists with library-wide technology projects as needed.



  • Answers the telephone, sends faxes, and greets patrons
  • Assigns computers to patrons and monitors usage time
  • Operates a cash register, collects money and makes change
  • Operates and troubleshoots lab computers and peripheral equipment, including networked printers, copiers and scanners
  • Provides assistance to patrons using the computers, software and peripheral equipment available in the lab
  • Provides assistance using library-related and other online resources, including those provided by the State Library of Kansas
  • Answers questions about the library’s computer-related programs and services, including resources provided by the local library consortium, SEK regional and Kansas state library systems
  • Retrieves and saves information using removable storage media and local area network drives
  • Maintains the computer lab by keeping it clean and organized
  • Adheres to and enforces library policies and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Must be a high school graduate, with some college preferred
  • Must have the ability to work well with the public and demonstrate the ability to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in written form
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and the Windows Operating System, and proficient keyboarding skills


Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place
  • Normal physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place
  • Normal physical strength to handle routine office materials and tools
  • Normal coordination and dexterity of hands and fingers
  • Normal sensory functions including the ability to see, distinguish colors, hear, and touch