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Library Clerk:

Part Time – Civil Service Position and Classification: Library Aide; Non-competitive

Reports to: Library Director

Pay: $11.10 per hour

General Statement of Duties:

To support the mission and vision of the Ilion Free Public Library. This position champions customer service, the use of library resources, and responsiveness through interactions between and among library staff and the public. The role of the Library Clerk is to assist patrons in accessing and appropriately using library spaces and resources effectively and equitably within the parameters of established library procedures and policies.

Under the direct supervision of the Library Director, the person in this part-time position will be able to support patron use of library services and resources through the performance of specialized non-librarian duties.

Examples of Duties:

Provide individual attention and assistance, as required, to meet the needs and abilities of patrons
Refer patrons to appropriate resources or use of equipment
Circulation of library materials along with related record keeping & procedures
Create & maintain patron accounts
Perform opening & closing procedures for start and end of the day
General upkeep of library collections, materials, and spaces
Basic record keeping associated with library services & programs
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

Passion for libraries and the delivery of outstanding services
Strong customer service skills; patience & courtesy
Good attention to detail and ability to follow procedures consistently
Working knowledge of computers
Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work well independently, and as a member of a team
Flexibility to embrace shifting approaches and practices
Willingness to learn

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:

Thorough understanding of library services
Thorough understanding of library layout and organization

Minimum Qualifications as Specified by Civil Service:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to sbishop@midyork.org.

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