Greenville-Butler County Public Library
Job Description: Part-Time Circulation Clerk
Hours: Part Time; avg. 20-25 hours per week; flexible
The Circulation Clerk of the Library is responsible for a variety of circulation and clerical procedures with a concentration on interaction with the public.
Reports to the Library Director. There is a six-month probationary period.
Performs all circulation desk duties using computerized system
Check materials in/out/renew materials
Reserve materials for patrons
Collects fees and fines daily
Issues new patron cards/updates cards
Performs all opening/closing procedures in work area/public areas
Turn on/off all computers/copiers/printers
Empty book drops
Turn on/off lights
Other Job Specific Duties
Notifies patrons about reserved materials
Answers phone and routes calls as necessary
Performs basic reference work
Assists patrons in locating materials through the OPAC (On-line Public Access Catalog)
Maintains magazine display and catalogs older magazines
Assists with library programs and displays; registration, signs, crafts, book lists, etc.
Assists with book orders
Enters received materials into on-line catalog and processes for circulation
Withdraws, and repairs materials as needed or directed
Performs other duties as assigned by the Library Director
Training, Skills, Experience
Completion of high school education and previous work experience indicative of ability to work independently on support staff functions requiring many skills. Basic knowledge of general office procedures. Basic knowledge of standard library equipment (i.e. typewriter, automated circulation system, public access computers, computers, etc.). Ability to communicate effectively and courteously; ability and desire to serve the public of all ages; and ability to work as a team member.
Resumes can be brought to the librarys circulation desk, or be emailed to: email@example.com. Interested applicants should also complete a GBCPL job application (download here) which can be completed, scanned, and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach your resume. Alternatively, the job application and resume can be delivered to the Circulation Desk at the library. Applications will also be available at the Circulation Desk for potential employees.