Circulation Clerk (Part-Time, 18 hours/week)


Glenview Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
18 hours/week

Are you looking to work at a service-focused library dedicated to connecting the community to knowledge, ideas, and information in meaningful and impactful ways?

If so, consider coming to work with us as a Circulation Clerk and join our Material Services Team. This is a part-time position (18 hours/week).

Under the supervision of Circulation Manager, the Circulation Clerk is responsible for providing excellence in customer service whether at the front desk or Drive-Up Window, manages switchboard, processes library cards, accepts payments, checks in/out materials, and has a working knowledge of all library policies/procedures. Ability to deal effectively with routine and non-routine issues with minimal supervision.

The pay range for this position is $13.49-$16.86/hour depending on qualifications.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Processes Intra-library loan material (in-transit) and holds daily.
  • Manages the switchboard and directs calls in a friendly manner.
  • Maintains an awareness and understanding of current policies and procedures and displays proficiencies in all functions within their assigned area.
  • Develops and maintains position-relevant technology skills.
  • May participate in library-wide workgroups.
  • Participates in relevant training, continuing education and/or professional development.
  • Assumes responsibility for opening and closing the department.


  • High School Diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
  • Minimum one year library experience preferred or relevant experience in an office environment.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, carts, and ability to reach overhead.

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. on an occasional basis.

Adaptable to changes in existing practices, library routines, and workflows.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative, courteous working relationships with a multicultural/multigenerational staff and patron population.

Can listen, analyze, problem solve, and exercise good judgment when handling both routine and non-routine issues.

Can operate a personal computer; has knowledge of ILS software and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Successfully handles multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

To apply, please submit your resume or application to

Link to application form can be found here:

GPL-employment-application-.pdf (

Please reference position code MS CIRC 1222

Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at the Glenview Public Library are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, religion, actual or perceived sex, gender, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation or sexual preference, gender identity, age, marital status, pregnancy status, physical or mental disability (unrelated to an individual's ability to perform the essential functions of the job either with or without a reasonable accommodation), association with a person with a disability, unfavorable discharge from military service or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected by state, federal or local law.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, please submit your resume or application to

Link to application form can be found here:

GPL-employment-application-.pdf (

Please reference position code MS CIRC 0922

Application Contact: