Library Clerk

Library

Library
Employer/Library: 
Arcola Public Library District
County: 
Douglas

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
10-15
Salary: 
$11.00

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be able to work daytime, evenings, and some weekends shifts

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some college coursework or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Some knowledge of library procedures, methods, and techniques

  • Knowledge of a foreign language for communities with non-English speaking populations

  • Interest in Children's and/or Youth Services

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service skills and commitment to public service

  • Registers new library patrons, checks library materials in and out, collects fines and fees, answers reference questions using a variety of resources

  • Maintains the confidentiality of patron records

  • Tactfully manages patron problems

  • Accurately shelves and displays library materials

  • Assists patrons in the use of computers, e-readers, tablets, and the library catalog

  • Attends staff meetings, continuing education workshops, and training events

  • Treats everyone with respect; maintains a tranquil library environment

  • Performs other related duties as required

SKILLS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work with library patrons and staff in a consistently friendly and efficient manner

  • Ability to learn and use Polaris and SHARE programs used to request and check out materials

  • Excellent computer and technology skills, including use of the Internet, computers, mobile devices, and social media

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to maintain reliable attendance and regular schedule

  • Physical ability to lift library materials weighing up to 40 pounds and to push fully loaded carts of library materials

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Application Note: 

To apply, please submit a resume with three professional references and a paragraph about yourself (does not have to be a formal cover letter) to Rachel Stewart at arcolalibrarian@gmail.com.

Application Contact: 
Rachel Stewart
Apply To: 
Arcola Public Library District
407 E. Main St.
Arcola , IL 61910
Phone: 217-268-4477
39° 41' 3.5844" N, 88° 18' 11.6568" W
Illinois