Greenville-Butler County Library

Job Openings

Greenville-Butler County Public Library

Job Description: Part-Time Circulation Clerk

Hours: Part Time; avg. 20-25 hours per week; flexible

Job Summary

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. 

Job Responsibilities

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

•Shelves materials

•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 library’s circulation desk, or be emailed to: Interested applicants should also complete a GBCPL job application (download here) which can be completed, scanned, and emailed to: 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.