Circulation Clerk - Part Time


Carol Stream Public Library
Library Type: 
Other Library

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Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time

The Carol Stream Public Library provides its community with exceptional services, enrichment opportunities, and diverse resources in a welcoming environment. In order to better serve our community, the Library is excited to announce that the first total renovation of our building is underway and set for completion in early 2020.

The Library is looking for 3 Circulation Clerks to fill immediate openings in our Circulation Department. We are looking for candidates who have excellent communication skills, a strong customer focus and are open to change. Our Circulation Department is fast-paced and requires employees to work with and learn new technology.

Responsibilities of Circulation Clerk

  • Welcome customers, provide information and direct them according to their needs
  • Assist customers with their library accounts
  • Explain circulation and library policies
  • Answer telephone inquiries and refer accordingly
  • Perform Library materials check-in and out, place and process materials for holds, shelving and shelf reading

These positions are 12 hours per week, 2 evenings and every other weekend:

Sundays 1-5, Monday 5-9, Tuesday 5-9, Wednesday 5-9, Thursday 5-9, Saturday 9-1 or 1-5

Hourly Rate starting at $11.00 per hour

Qualifications for Circulation Clerk

High school diploma or equivalent

One year experience using Microsoft Office Suites

Two years customer service experience

Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships

Works collaboratively as a member of a team and independently with minimal direction

Attention to detail, accuracy and organization

Uses communication effectively

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Work is performed at different locations including a service desks and work stations. Position requires considerable mobility including light lifting, bending and stretching

Ability to lift up to 20 pounds

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