Valley Cottage
Posted 11 months ago

Join a team passionate about library service at a fun and innovative library! The Valley Cottage Library is seeking a dependable and friendly person to join our busy Circulation department. Spend your day surrounded by books while delivering exceptional library service to our active community.

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Job Description:The position includes Circulation Desk duties: checking in and out library materials, issuing library cards, collecting fines/fees, assisting patrons in maintaining their library records in accordance with the procedures and policies of the library, opening and/or closing the library on assigned days, as well as a variety of general clerical duties.
Requirements:This position requires strong computer skills, including the ability to prepare Word documents, print and send emails. Other requirements include: strong customer service skills, the ability to juggle multiple demands, the ability to express ideas clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing, to be attentive to detail and to interact tactfully and courteously with patrons and staff. The candidate should be able to do physical work such as, standing, bending and lifting (up to 30 lbs).
Minimum Qualifications:An Associate degree and three years of office or library experience is required. Familiarity with Symphony library software a plus.
Hours:10 hours/week – days, evenings and weekends (Posted schedule begins after training is completed. Hours will change as library hours increase.) This part-time position includes Monday & Tuesday 2-6 and Wednesday 10-2 as well as the first Saturday of even months 10-2. After the library expands to its full hours, the schedule will be: Mondays 2-5, Tuesdays 5-9, and Wednesdays 2-5. Weekend hours are the first Saturday of even months 10-5 and the first Sunday of every month 12-4. The final work schedule is a 10-hour work week and will include day, evening and weekend shifts.
COVID-19 Considerations:Applicants must be able to follow all of the Library’s COVID-19 health protocols including being able to tolerate a proper face covering for the duration of the work shift. Valley Cottage Library is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply:A completed employment application is required and can be obtained at under ‘About->Jobs at VCL’. Please email the completed application, a cover letter and resume using the subject “Circulation Clerk Position” to: Mia Clowes, Head of Circulation;

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