Library Clerk (Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale)

Come join our team! Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale has an immediate opening for a part-time position as Library Clerk. This is a 20 – 29 hour per week position, with daytime, evening and weekend hours. Pay is $12 per hour.

We are a busy community library that serves patrons of all ages from Swissvale, Rankin and nearby neighborhoods.

A desire to work with people is a MUST for this job, and our Library Clerks are the backbone of the library.

Library clerks do a lot of behind the scenes work including answering phone calls, shelving books, locating items requested by patrons in other libraries, helping out with preparing programs, and other tasks as needed.

They also help our patrons by checking library materials in and out, placing items on hold, locating books and other information, helping with basic computer usage, and printing & faxing patrons’ items.

Applicants must have at minimum a high school diploma or GED, pass background checks, and have computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. Library experience and proficiency in Sierra circulation system is preferred. Applicant must be able to stand for long periods of time, be able to bend, and lift at least 30 pounds.

Deadline for submission of resume and letter of interest is September 8th. Please send to Kate Coluccio,, by September 8th. No phone calls please.