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Employment Application

Circulation Clerk:

Position Details

Part Time

Salary: $10.00 per hour

General Summary: This part-time position involves the distribution of library materials and patron information at the Circulation Desk. There is no supervision of others. This position is under the direct supervision and responsible to the Assistant Director.

Job Description: To perform all duties necessary to provide effective patron assistance with not only material handling but with account setup, maintenance, and general inquiries.

The Circulation Clerk provides consistent, gracious and friendly service to internal and external customers and safeguards patron privacy with discretion. This person is a vibrant and energetic customer service team member who greets and directs library patrons, charges and discharges library materials in accordance with established library policies and procedures, communicates library policies and procedures to patrons accurately and courteously; manages fines and fees in integrated library system; issues library cards and maintains library patron records. Performs routine clerical work associated with circulation duties such as typing and filing; performs related functions as required.

  • Perform circulation duties such as check-in/check-out and patron registration
  • Perform clerical duties such as typing and filing
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Sorting of library materials
  • Assist patrons with the copy machine
  • Maintain the appearance and order of the work area and the new book collection.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills: Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Knowledge of SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library systems or superior knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and a variety of mobile devices. Ability to exercise reasonable and independent judgment and discretion. Ability to acclimate to and effectively implement change.

Requirements: Minimum a High School Diploma. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the functions of this job successfully. Physical requirements include good speaking, hearing and vision ability, ability to push carts of library materials weighing up to 100 pounds frequently, lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 pounds frequently. Will require standing for prolonged periods of time.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment.

Hours: This is a set 24 hour per week part-time, non-exempt position; must be available to work weekdays, and two Saturdays a month.

Monday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. (2 on 2 off) Saturday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (2 on 2 off)

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Application Note: Summit applications or resumes at the Circulation Desk, by fax, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applications are available at the Circulation Desk and on our website.

Application Contact: Sherry Starr

Apply To: Prairie Trails Public Library District

8449 Moody Avenue 8449 Moody Avenue

Burbank , IL 60459

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Web: https://www.prairietrailslibrary.org

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