Job: Library Clerk Part-Time

General Information
Position:
Library Clerk Part-Time

Number position available:
3

Compensation:
$12.31 per hour

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY

 A Library Clerk performs a variety of clerical and recordkeeping tasks in a library setting and may be required to work on the weekends and in the evenings.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Checks in and checks out library materials, issues library cards, collects fines, maintains established records and performs other tasks related to the service desk function.
  • Inputs data into computer terminal and prints reports, lists and other documents.
  • Performs general office duties, i.e., typing/word processing, filing, recordkeeping, receiving and verifying shipments, etc.
  • Locates, arranges, sorts, shelves and distributes library books and materials and makes minor repairs as necessary.
  • Responds promptly and courteously to inquiries from the general public regarding circulation matters as well as regarding the use of computers, mobile devices and readers’ advisory.
  • Operates and makes minor adjustments to various types of library and office equipment.
  • Assists in cataloging activities and interlibrary loans.
  • Assists with library programs and special events and in the preparation and set up of displays.
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to support the library’s goals and objectives as well as the goals and mission of the Village.

 

(The above list of essential functions is not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.)


Education:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Minimum of one year of clerical work experience, preferably in a public setting.
  • Evidence of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and conduct oneself in the best interests of library patrons, while interacting in a respectful and customer-oriented manner.
  • Knowledge of current computing technologies and software applications appropriate to the position’s job responsibilities.
 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Tasks involve the ability to stand, bend and kneel and may require standing, sitting and walking for extended periods of time. In addition, duties may involve the ability to lift, push or handle library materials weighing up to 35 pounds.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is performed in normal office conditions with infrequent exposure to adverse environmental factors.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-05-2019

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.village-npb.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=102&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Library-Clerk-PartTime-64

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
North Palm Beach Public Library Central Libray

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
303 Anchorage Drive

City:
North Palm Beach

Zip:
33408

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
North Palm Beach Public Library Central Libray

Address:
303 Anchorage Drive

City:
North Palm Beach

State:
FL

Zip:
33408

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:
HR@village-npb.org

Contact Phone:
561-882-1155

Contact Fax:
561-848-3344

How to apply

Applications are available online  or in person at the Human Resources Department located in Village Hall at 501 US Highway 1, North Palm Beach.  Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be considered.  Applicants may submit resumes, proof of certifications or education, letters of recommendation, etc., however these items should be clearly marked and attached to the employment application.  Resumes will not be considered in lieu of a properly completed application.  Applications must clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying.

 


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