Library Clerk, Part-Time
Library Clerk, Part-Time works under the supervision of the Director, creates a welcoming environment for all library users, and provides an exceptional experience for all who visit the library.
Examples of Duties – Create a welcoming environment through engaging library users and answering library related questions; sign new customers up for library cards and update records of existing users; troubleshoot technology issues related to library services; implement library procedures and policies to ensure a comfortable and fair library experience for all; adapt and respond to different types of library users; assist customers at the service desk by checking materials in and out, answering phones, and accepting payment for fines/fees; advertise library programs and services; assist with library program implementation; open and close the library as needed; perform other customer related tasks as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Expert knowledge of the materials and services available at the library; strong verbal and written communication skills; comfortable using and answering questions about basic computer skills (i.e. Microsoft office, social media sites, email, etc.); ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; willingness to deliver an exceptional experience to all library customers.
Physical Demands – Ability to sit or stand for duration of desk time; manual dexterity to manipulate library materials; ability to work regularly with computer screens; ability to reach above shoulder height and below the waist; ability to do repetitive tasks with speed and accuracy; ability to carry, push, pull, or lift up to 50 pounds.
Qualifications Applicants for the Library Clerk, PT position – must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a strong desire to work in a customer service-oriented field. Applicants must also fill out an Ontario County job application for this position, but are not required to take an examination.
This position is 18 hours per week. Weekdays, daytime and evening hours.
To Apply Interested applicants should submit a Naples Library application, an Ontario County application and 3 references to Judy Schewe Director, at email@example.com. Anticipated start in early March.