Employer/Library: Morris Area Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Grundy
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Salary: $10.00/hour

The Morris Area Public Library is seeking applicants to fulfill their immediate vacancy for the position of Circulation Desk Clerk. This is a part-time position that averages between 20-25 hours per week inclusive of daytime, evening, and weekend hours.

The Circulation Desk Clerk is a customer friendly individual that is able to handle all aspects of public service in a fast paced environment at the library’s main desk.

The Clerk’s duties may include, but are not limited to:

-processing new library card registrations & renewals

-answering questions over the telephone & directing calls to the appropriate department

-checking in & out materials

-handling interlibrary loans

-collecting fines & fees, etc.

-assisting patrons with the public computers, copiers, & Simple Scan machine

-completing passport applications (upon successful completion of passport testing)

-sorting and shelving returned items in alphabetical & numerical order

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, a working knowledge of basic computers and current technology, ability to multi-task, and work independently in a group setting. Library experience is preferred, but not a must.

The selected applicant will undergo a 30 day probationary period, during which they will be expected to demonstrate the basic competencies needed to perform the daily operations of the Circulation Desk Clerk position.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to jcrisostomo@morrislibrary.com with Circulation Desk Clerk opening in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
Application Contact: Jennifer Crisostomo
Apply To:

Morris Area Public Library District

604 Liberty St

Morris , IL 60450

Phone: 815-942-6880
Fax: 815-942-6415