Circulation Clerk III


Woodridge Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time

Job Summary Performs detailed clerical work that involves the automated circulation of library materials and the support and services to patrons Competencies • Strong work ethic- Demonstrates positive habits such as arriving to work on time, stays motivated and focused, and finishes tasks on time • Good communication skills- Listens to and understands what others are saying, asking for any needed clarification. Projects positive body language and facial expressions; writes messages, reports, and other types of documents with clarity and efficiency. Relays information using visual aids or graphic tools, if required • Teamwork-Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others views; gives and welcomes feedback; helps in building a positive team spirit; puts success of the team above own interests; contributes to Library morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed • Problem solving skills-Uses personal knowledge and experience to find answers to pressing problems; formulates effective solutions • Flexibility-Demonstrates adaptability, is willing to change and learn (Is teachable), accepts new things • Organizational Awareness-Ability to develop a clear strategy to getting things done based on an understanding and general knowledge of the Library Essential Functions & Responsibilities Primary Responsibilities • Works the public service desk • Performs all standard circulation procedures accurately including, but not limited to, charging and discharging materials; answering telephone calls, creating or updating library cards • Understands and interprets circulation policies to the patrons • Handles cash and credit card transactions • Provides information to patrons regarding library initiatives and/or programs • Troubleshoots and/or solves departmental technology related issues • Assists Supervisor with assigned duty area(s) Working Conditions • This job operates in a professional office environment in a building with standard temperature levels. The noise level is usually moderate, but can change depending on specific programming. • This role uses standard office equipment and specialized software applications • While performing the duties the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must be able to stoop and lift, and push book trucks up to 20 pounds Required Education and Experience • High School diploma or GED • Strong commitment to customer service • Ability to use common computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Web browsers • Working knowledge of Windows OS and mobile operating systems (e.g., iOS, Android) • Ability to operate computer hardware, software, and office machines • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations • Ability to work a variety of hours, including evenings and weekends • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently Disclaimer This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, working conditions and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Application Contact:
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Woodridge Public Library
3 Plaza Drive
Woodridge , IL 60517 41° 45' 21.4812" N, 88° 2' 41.7948" W