Circulation Services Clerk, III

Performs detailed clerical work that involves the automated circulation of library materials and the support and services to patrons.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works the public service desk
  • Performs all standard circulation procedures accurately including, but not limited to, charging and discharging materials; answering telephone calls, creating or updating library cards
  • Understands and interprets circulation policies to the patrons
  • Handles cash and credit card transactions
  • Provides information to patrons regarding library initiatives and/or programs
  • Troubleshoots and/or solves departmental technology related issues
  • Assists Supervisor with assigned duty area(s)
  • Organizes materials on shelves in accordance with established procedures
  • Performs shelf reading on a regular basis to maintain collection in good order
  • Assists in pulling items from the collection for selected lists
  • Shifts materials when instructed
  • Checks for materials left on tables, shelves and carts and returns them to their proper locations
  • Empties indoor/outdoor material returns as required
  • Cleans A/V discs

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to use common computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Web browsers
  • Working knowledge of Windows OS and mobile operating systems (e.g., iOS, Android)
  • Ability to operate computer hardware, software, and office machines
  • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
  • Ability to work a variety of hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently
Circulation Department
Career Type
Part Time
Application Start Date
Open Until Filled
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