Part-Time Circulation Clerk


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Averages 10.25 hours per week including Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and one weekend per month. Sunday hours are from Labor Day-Memorial Day

Help us put our best foot forward! The Warren-Newport Public Library, a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace, is looking for a Part-Time Circulation Clerk who:

  • Has a proven track record of providing exceptional customer service
  • Understands the importance of getting the little things right
  • Is able to exercise sound judgment while working within policies
  • Enjoys learning and embraces change
  • Has a working knowledge of basic computer programs and office equipment
  • Is skilled in communicating both verbally and in writing (Spanish skills a plus)
  • Thrives in a collaborative, team-oriented environment

As a Part-Time Circulation Clerk, you'll be responsible for:

  • Graciously welcoming and directing patrons to library resources
  • Checking in and out library materials
  • Issuing library cards and maintaining patron accounts
  • Collecting fines and fees using a point-of-sale system
  • Ensuring patron privacy and confidentiality
  • Identifying and resolving patron concerns as related to circulation functions
  • Answering and routing incoming telephone calls
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications are available at under About>Job Opportunities or at the Checkout Desk. Please no phone calls or in-person inquiries.

Application Contact: 
Meg Schmaus, Head of Circulation Services
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
221 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60031
Phone: 847-244-5150