Job Title: CLERK V (Law Library) SEIU Local 73 – Maywood Location
Full Time
40 hours/week (Shift Start Time: 8:30 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:30 P.M.)
Posting Salary: $16.545 Hourly
Position Description: 

Job Summary:     

Under general supervision, works at the reference desk answering routine inquiries and identifying sources of legal information for library patrons.  Assists library patrons with legal research by locating print resources within the collection and assisting with retrieval of legal resources from databases.  Performs clerical duties necessary to maintain the operations of the branch library including maintaining patron counts; accounting for monies collected as overdue, copy, and printing fees; documenting receipt of library materials; and maintaining supply inventory.   Directs patrons to other resources within the courthouse.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Possession of a High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) test certificate is required.  (Must provide proof at time of interview)*

• One (1) year of full-time work experience as a library clerk providing reference assistance to library patrons is required.

*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).  Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.


Knowledge of library operations.  Ability to search for and retrieve information from electronic subscription databases.  Skill and proficiency in the use of computers and the Internet.  Skill and proficiency in the use of Word and Excel.  Basic knowledge of legal resources.  Ability to apply basic mathematic skills to bookkeeping and perform calculations in support of library functions.  Working knowledge of a web based integrated library system including circulation and Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) modules.  Skill utilizing contemporary computer applications and performing accurate computer data entry.  Excellent oral and written skills.  Skill exercising sound judgement in a public services environment and referring problems in the appropriate manner.  Ability to work independently and as a team member.

The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work.  They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

DeadlineOct 23, 2015