Library Clerk

Library

Employer/Library: 
Sherrard Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Mercer

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Monday / Thursday, 4-8 PM
Salary: 
$9/hour

Position Details:

The Sherrard Public Library District is seeking a creative and consistent team member who enjoys public service, is familiar with technology, and will provide excellent customer service to all patrons.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and interact with customers in a professional manner and provide the necessary information and services
  • Explain circulation policies to customers
  • Respond to telephone inquiries by providing information, referring and transferring calls.
  • Assist customers in the use of library equipment
  • Perform library materials check-in,check-out, renewals, placing and processing of holds
  • Register, renew and maintain patron accounts
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly book club
  • Prepare and repair library materials for circulation
  • Craft materials for Take-and-Make's and library programs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to use computers and relevant software and equipment
  • Ability to handle cash transactions
  • Ability to interpret and execute detailed procedures
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organization
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Uses verbal, written and electronic communication effectively
  • Applies basic problem-solving to a variety of situations

Required:

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid Driver's License
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Open until filled

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Tori Drews
Apply To: 
IL
Illinois