Part-time, Temporary Circulation Clerk - Smithton Public Library District

Smithton Public Library District
Temporary Position Available, November 20, 2011 – March 6, 2012
Part Time Circulation Clerk, 13-19 hours per week

Typical Schedule:
Tuesday, 12:00 – 4:00
Friday, 1:00 – 6:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00

Position Description

Minimum Requirements: Ability to lift up to 20 lbs over the head to shelve books on high shelves and to place the same weight at floor-level to shelve books on low shelves. Ability to stand or sit for up to 6 hours at a time. Must be able to effectively operate a computer in the execution of daily tasks.

Specific duties:

·      Greet and assist library patrons

·      Perform circulation tasks such as:

o   check out and check in books

o   shelve books

o   maintain item hold shelf for patron requests

o   track patron questions for statistical purposes

·      Develop library displays under the guidance of the Library Director

·      Straighten the library’s shelves and patron areas to maintain organization

·      Maintain familiarity with trends in library services

·      Other duties as assigned


To apply, send cover letter, resume and three references to:

Smithton Public Library District
Brock Peoples
PO Box 98
Smithton, IL 62285

OR to

(Electronic submissions preferred.)