Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Full Time Circulation Clerk Position Available




NOTE: There is a vacancy in the library for the position of a full time Circulation Library Clerk.  If you are interested or know of others please provide a cover letter and to the library. 

Librarian I/Library Assistant III

Circulation Library Clerk


Job Duties: This position will require a working knowledge of the library’s automated system including but not limited to:  the check in/check out procedures, registration of patrons, placing holds, payment of fees and assisting patrons with the public access computers. Other duties include shelving materials, maintaining the shelves, keeping the circulation desk in order, shifting materials as assigned and repairing materials. You may be called upon to assist in processing new materials, special programming and policy enforcement. You will also assist the Director and Assistant Director with book clubs, weeding and ordering for special collections, and other projects as assigned.


Minimum requirements: Must have excellent communication skills, good customer relations skills, follow directions well, be a self-starter, detail oriented, outgoing, and punctual.  A four year college/university degree or two years of work experience in a library is required.

A successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, outgoing, energetic, creative, a team player and be public service oriented. One needs good communication skills, an ability to follow directions well, and have a flexible schedule. Experience with IT, Spanish speaking and reader’s advisory skills are a plus.

Compensation: Depending on experience and education the wage will be between $12.12-$16.89/hour plus we offer an excellent benefits package. This position will be full time/40 hours/week with nights and weekends scheduled.


Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to Ottumwa Public Library 102 W. 4th St. Ottumwa, IA 52501 Attn: Director or via email sferrell@ottumwapubliclibrary.org The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 21, 2021. EOE.