Administrative Assistant-West Baton Rouge Parish Library, Port Allen, LA

West Baton Rouge Parish Library

Job Vacancy – Administrative Assistant. Provides assistance to the Director including bookkeeping, human resources, secretarial tasks, and scheduling.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in accounting, human resources, or related field, plus three years of library experience.

West Baton Rouge Parish Library is a small public library serving a population of approximately 25,000 residents of the parish through one library, a bookmobile, and an outreach van. West Baton Rouge Parish is directly across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, offering a relaxed environment with the amenities of a large metropolitan area. The library offers 105,000 items, state-of-the-art technology including 23 public computers, an assistive technology workstation, and a meeting room complete with 87” interactive SmartBoard, polycom conference telephone, flat-screen TV, and other equipment for public use.

Job Summary: Responsible for: Bookkeeping – bank reconciliation, payroll preparation, processing payables, budget preparation, and assistance with annual independent audit. Human Resources – staff schedules and time sheets, leave tracking, personnel files, new hires, longevity chart, pay chart, and reports. Secretarial – employee Handbook, Policies and Procedures Manual, supplies, scrapbooks, webpage updates, newsletter, graphics, Art Show assistance, word processing, filing, and other related duties as required. Schedule is 40 hours per week, including weekdays, Saturdays on a rotating basis, and the possibility of occasional evenings. Requires bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to 25 pounds.

Salary Range: $30,709 – $51,522, depending on education and experience.

Benefits Include: Twelve days sick leave per year, Two weeks of vacation leave per year, generous holiday policy, 100% paid health and life insurance, and participation in Parochial Employees Retirement System.

Position available December 1, 2015. To apply: application form available at or at the library circulation desk. Mail completed form and any supporting documentation to:

Beth Vandersteen, Director

West Baton Rouge Parish Library

830 North Alexander Avenue

Port Allen, Louisiana 70767

West Baton Rouge Parish Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.