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Library Clerk

The Clinton Township Public Library is seeking a new part-time Library Clerk to join our team! We are a small library located in Waterman, IL and serve a population of 1,868.

The Library Clerk job is a public-facing position, serving our patrons by offering circulation, reference and reader's advisory, technology access, and other services. We are looking for an applicant who has a positive attitude, strong computer skills, and a willingness to work closely with the public on a daily basis.

Please note that our building is only accessible via stairs.
 

The duties include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Providing friendly customer service via phone, email, chat, and in-person.

  • Performing general circulation and technical services duties.

  • Shelving materials and maintaining appearance of library

    • Involves stairs and regular bending, twisting, lifting, and reaching.

  • Assisting patrons in locating library materials via reader's advisory and processing interlibrary loan and new materials requests.

  • Assisting patrons with the use of library equipment and technology.

  • Working with the library team to implement programming.

  • Maintaining patron confidentiality and upholding library standards and best practices.

  • Promoting and maintaining the accessibility of library resources.

  • Assisting with seasonal events such as during the summer reading program.​

  • Regular collaboration and communication with other staff.
     

As a small library, staff are welcome to explore their interests in specific library duties . In addition to regular circulation duties listed above, staff may also participate in:
 

  • Developing active and passive programming.

  • Implementing regular programming such as leading story time, book group, craft night, etc.

  • Promoting the library using digital and print media.

  • Collection development and management.

  • Outreach services.

  • Children and young adult services.

Flexible part-time scheduling up to 18 hours/week. Salary DOQ.
 

To apply: Submit resume, cover letter, and application to Emma Rose Conway at ctplibrarydirector@gmail.com

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