Library Clerk

Department:Library
Salary Range:$9.66 - $14.95/hour (salary commensurate with qualifications/experience)
Minimum Age:16
Employment Type:Part-Time (16-18 hrs/wk)

 

Open until filled.

Must be available to work day and evening shifts, and rotating Saturdays as
assigned.

Applicants must pass a data entry test to be interviewed. Please make an
appointment for a data entry test at your closest library branch after you submit
your application:

Central Branch/Layton 801-451-1820
Centerville Branch 801-451-1775
Headquarters/Farmington 801-451-3030
Kaysville Branch 801-451-1800
North Branch/Clearfield 801-451-1840
South Branch/Bountiful 801-451-1760
Syracuse Branch 801-451-1850

Job Description

General Purpose

Performs working level duties related to the circulation or processing of Library materials.


Example of Duties

(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)

 

Performs routine duties including shelving, shelf reading, realigning the collection, checking books in and out, and answering telephones.

 

Collects fines; receives and exchanges money; records money received; processes payments for

lost books. Provides information of a general nature or refers patrons to the appropriate staff member. Accepts patrons’ registrations; enters registration information into computer.

 

Prepares new materials for use in the Library; affixes labels, dates, library address, plastics

covers, etc. as needed to a variety of items.

 

Repairs Library’s materials as needed; processes items for bindery and book sale, and discards items as needed. Prints overdue notices and prepares notices for mailing.

 

Processes mail for the Library. Performs routine out-of-system loan duties including filling requests from other library systems, preparing and packaging loans, entering brief records, etc. Performs simple computer operations and related record keeping duties.

 

Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and

regulations.

 

Performs related duties as assigned.

 


Education and Experience

This is an entry level position with no minimum education and experience requirement.

 


Special Qualifications

Must pass the Library’s data entry test.

 

Must be at least sixteen years old.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of: alphabetical and numerical sequencing as related to library filing; general office practices and procedures.

 

Ability to: sort and transport library books and other items from shelves, delivery trucks/vans, or appropriate boxes for delivery to other branches; perform routine and detailed clerical duties; efficiently enter and retrieve information using computer system; follow written and oral instructions; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees and the general public.


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