Library Clerk II
The City of Red Wing is seeking a part-time Library Clerk to join the team.
The Position Day-to-Day Activities:
Perform public reception and routine tasks at the circulation desk.
Check materials in and out, processing items on hold, and notifying patrons of the status of their requests; utilize the library automation computer system.
Collect patron fines; assess fines for damaged or lost materials.
Collect fees for meeting rooms and copier use.
Issue new, replacement, and non-resident library cards; register new patrons on the computer system.
Organize the checkout desk daily; open and close cash register daily.
Assist the public in the mechanical use of equipment as needed.
Accept materials for bulletin boards and lost and found items.
Answer direct phone calls and handle requests; provide public reception, give directions, and refer questions to appropriate staff.
Maintain organization and cleanliness of the library collection; maintain book carts, perform book cleaning, and coordinate repair and return of missing items.
Perform tasks related to Reference/interlibrary loan services; receive book orders, determine status, route hold and damaged items.
Utilize library automation system and other computer programs to create documents, templates, emails, and reports; create signs and displays for special projects.
Monitor the library for unsafe situations and disruptive behavior.
Attend training sessions to upgrade work skills and technology competencies.
Participate in staff meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Key characteristics include strong detail and organizational skills, excellent customer service skills, and computer proficiency, and ability to tolerate interruptions and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Anticipated Work Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and every-other Saturday.
You Bring: High School diploma or equivalent and one year of work experience providing direct customer service is required. Three months of prior recent (within the past 3 years) library experience desired.
We offer work that will challenge you and the ability to make a difference every day. We also offer a robust benefits package to support your financial and physical needs.