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City of West Des Moines Collection Services Assistant in West Des Moines, Iowa

Collection Services Assistant

  • Type:Full Time

  • Salary/Pay Rate:$21.29-$31.62/hour

  • Posted Date:01/11/2021

  • Deadline to Apply:01/24/2021

    Job DetailsDescription


Benefits Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits

Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service position

Regular Hours

Monday-Friday 8-4, every other Thursday 1-9

Weekend Work as Required - Currently one weekend every six weeks

Tentative Start Date April 2021

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Head of Collection Services, assists in the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and withdrawal of all library materials. Responsible for sorting and receiving library materials and making them shelf ready. Assists in additional procedures to expedite flow of material through the department. Assists in Circulation as needed.

Deadline to ApplySunday, January 24, 2021 at 11:59pm CST

Requirements This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of 1 year of related work experience in public/academic/special collection library or archives, preservation management, records management, or data entry.

Public Library Certification – Support Staff Certificate (Iowa State Library) required within 2 years of employment.

Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

1.Profile: You MUST complete an online Applicant Profile. A link is provided below to our Online Application System.

2.Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the Apply For Job section (attachments are job specific, once you click Finish & Apply you will not be able to add any additional documents):

a) Cover Letter

b) Resume

c) Written Questionnaire - You must attach the completed questionnaire to your profile prior to clicking Finish & Apply. Link provided below

Click to open:Written Questionnaire

Cover letter, resume, and completed written questionnaire must be attached to your application by the deadline date, January 24, 2021 by 11:59 pm CST to be considered for this position.

3.Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses: Under the Resume & Qualifications section, make sure to list any certifications or licenses you currently hold.

4.Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Finish & Apply is located on the Apply For Job section after you have completed your profile. Once you have applied, it will be listed under your My Applications tab. Any applications marked as Status: Incomplete, have not been submitted.)

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. We will not accept incomplete profiles. Communication throughout this process (including invitations to any examinations and/or interviews) will be made via the email supplied through the City's on-line application system. It is recommended to check your email "Junk" or “Spam” folder for emails from the City of West Des Moines. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Physical/Drug Test

Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required.

Apply Here!City of West Des Moines Online Application System

Instructions & FAQ's

You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There areInstruction Sheetsunder the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in ourFAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources515-222-3616.

If you are currently employed with the City, please contact Human Resources at515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.

Contact Information


Human Resources, 1st floor, Suite 1E

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616 (phone)

515-273-0601 (fax)