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Part Time Library
Clerk (Pay Grade 6)
Up to 28 hrs.
This position performs a
variety of clerical duties, technical duties, and public services related to
the daily operation of the Library.
This is a part-time position,
and job duties may be performed at any of the Library’s three locations
in LaGrange, Topeka, and Shipshewana.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Opens and/or closes the
Library following established procedures.
Provides service to
patrons at the circulation desk and other service points in the Library.
Checks materials in and
out using an automated library system.
Issues and renews
patron’s library cards and updates library accounts.
Greets patrons and
assists in the location of materials.
Calculates and collects
fines and fees due from patrons.
Monitors Library security
and safety and helps enforce Library Rules.
Maintains library public
areas in clean and orderly fashion by maintaining displays, cleaning
computer terminals, shelving materials, and organizing library records.
Interacts with other
staff members and participates in staff meetings to discuss and resolve
problems, and keep updated on Library activities, practices, and procedures.
Performs other related
duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, &
Ability to communicate
effectively, patiently, and courteously with patrons and coworkers.
Ability to multi-task,
learn, and take directions.
Ability to operate a
computer system, keyboard, and basic software applications.
Ability to operate basic
business equipment such as a copier, printer, and telephone.
Ability to speak and read
English and alphabetize accurately.
Ability to stand and sit
for extended periods of time.
Ability to stoop, bend,
and push a loaded book cart weighing up to fifty pounds.
Ability to work a
schedule that includes weekday, evening, and weekend hours.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, &
Must be at least eighteen
years of age and possess a high school diploma, or the equivalent.
Must have the ability to
adequately operate a computer and utilize an automated library system.
Must have some
experience working in or using a library.
If you are
interested in this opportunity, please obtain a blank application at the
LaGrange County Public Library Circulation Desk and submit the completed
application to the Desk Clerk.
(Applications may also be downloaded here.)
County Public Library would like to thank all applicants, however only
those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.
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