Children and Young Adult Department—Library Clerk

Posted: 09/03/2021

Children and Young Adult Department — Library Clerk - Sanibel Public Library

Part time position, 20-24 hours per week. Thursday 12-8, Friday 9-5, and Saturday 9-5
(9-1, summer) Other hours may be required.
Hourly wage up to $17.50 per hour dependent on experience. Tolls paid.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for assisting the Youth Services Librarian in day-to-day operations and
provide the highest level of customer service to library users. This includes activities in
circulation, readers' advisory, reference, cataloging, and programming. Other duties
may be assigned.
? Provide assistance to library users of all ages and backgrounds
? Provide readers' advisory with youth and adults
? Provide reference service and/or instruction for computer, catalog, self-check
and e-services
? Assist in the supervision of volunteers, including youth/teen volunteers
? Assist in collection evaluation
? Create displays
? Assist and occasionally present programming for children and young adults
? Shelve books and other items
? Maintain an organized, clean, and welcoming department
? Work with content within the eShelf
? Promote Library services to users/potential users
? Be familiar with materials; keep current on trends and publications pertinent to
the department and libraries via industry publications, journals, etc., available
within the Library
? Attend professional development classes, meetings, trainings, and webinars
? Ability to establish connections and professional relationships with colleagues and
library users
? Perform other duties needed, including at the main circulation desks/service
points 2
? Library science knowledge, i.e. alphabetical, Dewey, etc. cataloging, and of how
a library operates
? Effective planning and organizational skills helpful
? Good communication skills
? Customer service experience preferred
? High-school diploma
? Valid Florida driver's license

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The statements contained herein describe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or provide relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.