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Library Clerk

Reports to: Library Director
Hours: Hours vary but may not exceed 29 hours per week on a regularly scheduled basis.  Evening and Saturday work is probable.
Deadline: May 31, 2020

Job Summary

Provides general customer service and supports library operations.

Responsibilities

  • Help library patrons find materials
  • Check materials in and out
  • Answer the library telephone
  • Shelve library materials and maintaining materials in proper shelf order
  • Prepare library materials for circulation
  • Mend library materials
  • Assist in planning and implementing library programs
  • Update genealogical indexes and summaries on the computer
  • Process ILL requests and transits as scheduled or requested
  • Catalog library materials using copy cataloging methods as scheduled or requested
  • Other library related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent is required
  • Library experience preferred
  • Some knowledge of library materials and methods
  • Thorough knowledge of alphabet and decimal system
  • Knowledge of and skill in using effective English, including good grammar
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Physical ability to bend, stoop, push, reach, grasp, handwrite and type, lift, and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to assess visual cues. Far vision at 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
  • Ability to arrive at work in a punctual manner and reliably assume responsibility as delegated
  • Ability to use office equipment, including photocopier, fax machine, computer programs and other equipment as required
  • Ability to handle details, complete work with normal speed, and tolerate stress of busy circulation desk
  • Ability to understand and carry out both written and oral instructions

To Apply

To apply, please email a resume to Megan Kloeckner at kloeckner.megan@als.lib.wi.us

Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Approved and adopted by the Eager Free Public Library Board of Trustees on March 26, 2019.

Our Mission:

The Eager Free Public Library opens doors for curious minds by encouraging literacy, inspiring learning, and connecting people.

Contact Us:

39 W. Main Street
Evansville, WI 53536
Phone: 608-882-2260
Fax: 608-882-2261

Director: Megan Kloeckner
eagerfree@als.lib.wi.us

Hours:

Monday–Thursday: 9:30–7:00
Friday: 9:30–6:00
Saturday: 9:30–1:00