Circulation Desk Clerk

Library

Employer/Library: 
Elmhurst Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
16 Hours per week. Monday mornings 9:00-1:00, Wednesday evenings 5:00-9:00 p.m., Friday 5:00-9:00, Saturday 1:00-5:00 and Sunday afternoon rotation. Flexibility to substitute, a plus. This is not a seasonal position.
Salary: 
$14.61 hourly

The Elmhurst Public Library seeks to be the center of the community by providing opportunities for residents to enrich their lives. Desk Clerks provide a welcoming environment while facilitating the circulation of library materials to library patrons. The ideal candidate has solid communication skills, both written and verbal, enjoys working with the public, and has the ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure. See the full job description for more information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide high quality public service
  • Handle circulation procedures in a professional manner
  • Respond to circulation inquires over the phone
  • Complete monetary transactions
  • Enter patron data in the computer
  • Resolve routine problems

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to public service
  • Knowledge of computers and the Internet
  • Ability to explain circulation policies and procedures to the public
  • Ability to handle a variety of situations using independent judgment
  • High school diploma

PREFERRED: Experience working with the public

APPLY ONLINE: elmlib.org/jobs

*Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Apply To: 
Elmhurst Public Library
125 S Prospect Ave
Elmhurt , IL 60126 41° 53' 54.1212" N, 87° 56' 39.6816" W
Illinois