Job Opportunities

Circulation Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Associates & Pages in the Circulation Department
  • Coordinate Staff Schedules
  • Handle all patron bills and overdue notices
  • Provide orientation training program to all new personnel
  • Train circulation staff and assist in technical services with processing and book repair
  • Process Monthly Reports
  • Provide eReader training
  • Updates social media outlets, including the website.
  • Help maintain building as necessary; changing handicap door batteries, changing alarm batteries, etc.
  • Assist library patrons in locating information and books; conducts research on reference questions, using readily available resources
  • Assist patrons with questions regarding word processing programs, Internet searches, and all other databases provided by the library
  • Provide Notary Service to patrons
  • Respond to GLE email and “Suggest A Purchase” account requests daily
  • Coordinate staff shelf reading — straightens and reads shelves to ensure that they are in proper order
  • Cover Circulation desk as scheduled or when requested
  • Attend all staff meetings
  • Perform related work as required

Necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient at explaining and teaching word processing software, internet searching, and library databases.
  • Some knowledge of reader interest levels, books and authors, periodicals, and library guides and publications
  • Ability to learn and apply fundamental library procedures, methods, and techniques, after orientation and training
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and library patrons
  • Ability to supervise the work of paraprofessional personnel in the library

Qualifications for Employment:

Two-year Associates degree in Library Technology (LTA) or bachelor’s degree preferred, with some experience in library work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Supervisory ability and skills necessary.  This position will be required to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the library.

This is a full time, 40 hours per week position, and the work schedule will include nights and weekends.

Salary range is $28,000 – $32,000, depending on qualifications, and includes full benefits.

To apply: A cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references may be submitted to director@glencarbonlibrary.org.

Review of applicants continues until position is filled.

 


 

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Empty book drops and check-in materials
  • Shelve library materials and file newspapers and magazines in proper sequence
  • Shelf-read and rearrange materials on shelves to ensure that they are in order
  • Dust books and shift and balance shelves and files when necessary
  • Perform related work as required

Necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of general library practice or ability to acquire such knowledge
  • Ability to learn the operation of simple office and library equipment
  • Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions
  • Good physical condition and ability to perform moderate lifting without adverse physical effect

Qualifications for Employment:

  • Attendance at, and a good academic record in high school or comparable/higher institution of learning
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Hours: 16 per week, including Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings and Sundays.  Additional hours may be available on as needed basis.

Beginning salary: $8.25/hr.

To apply: Applications may be submitted to director@glencarbonlibrary.org or you may pick up an application at the Front Desk.

Review of applications continues until position is filled.

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If you are interested in becoming a Library volunteer, please fill out our volunteer application and return it to the library or submit the completed form to gle@glencarbonlibrary.org

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