Library Clerk Part-time (Mt. Lebanon Library)

 

We are looking for friendly, helpful individuals who enjoy working with the public and will help us carry out our mission to provide for all patrons an inclusive welcoming environment of intellectual enrichment, creativity and enjoyment, and a forum to exchange ideas by providing top-tier programs, materials, services, and community support. Although services models have changed during the coronavirus pandemic, our library is committed to providing the best possible customer service while prioritizing staff and patron safety.

 

REPORTS TO: CIRCULATION MANAGER
GIVES DIRECTION TO:  N/A
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Welcome all patrons and assist patrons in using the library and its resources.
  • Provide excellent customer service at the circulation desk and work associated with fulfilling patron needs, including check-ins, check-outs, and handling reserved materials through contact-free pickup.
  • Check overdue materials and help with processing daily deliveries of materials.
  • Perform advanced processing of books and other materials for cataloging and circulation as assigned.
  • Provide complex office support activities, including word processing, data entry, handling over-due accounts, memorial and donation books, book ordering, invoice checking as assigned.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with all other library programs and fundraising activities as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience as library worker or volunteer preferred.
  • Experience with use of computers and office equipment.
  • Evening and weekend availability.
  • New hires are subject to fingerprinting and a background check upon acceptance of an offer of employment; evaluation at 12 weeks and 12 months.

 

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job the employee: may be frequently required to move and/or lift materials up to 25 pounds and push a loaded book truck weighing up to 300 pounds; regularly required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crawl, reach, climb, balance, and sit; operate a keyboard at efficient speed and typical office equipment, including computer hardware; regularly required to communicate with patrons and co-workers talk and/or hear; use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  Vision and hearing at or correctable to “normal ranges.” Occasionally required to attend off-site meetings. Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

The above job description reflects the general information deemed necessary to convey the primary functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements inherent to the position.

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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GENERAL DISCLAIMER

I certify that I have given true and complete information in this application process, and it does no contain falsifications, omissions, or concealment of material fact.  If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application, resume, or interview may result in my employment being terminated.

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for Mt. Lebanon to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either Mt. Lebanon or I can terminate my employment at anytime and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice, unless changed by a written agreement signed by a duly authorized representative of Mt. Lebanon.

 

This posting is open from  January 6 to January 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Mt. Lebanon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Every qualified candidate will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, sex, religion, national origin, race, color, ancestry, disabilities, gender, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations for the needs of otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities will be made upon request to Bonnie Cross in the Human Resource Office at 412-343-3625 or bcross@mtlebanon.org. All information requested through the application process is solicited for the purpose of determining abilities and skills required for proper job placement and to facilitate verification of the information requested. 

PLEASE NOTE:  PLEASE SAVE, THEN FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION THEN ATTACH IT IN THE RESUME SECTION WHEN YOU APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS CAN ALSO BE RECEIVED AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING AT 710 WASHINGTON ROAD, PITTSBURGH, PA 15228, ATTENTION: HUMAN RESOURCES. 

By State law, all positions that work with children require all three CHILD CLEARANCES be obtained in order to work near or with children.  You should allow 4-6 weeks to obtain all clearances.  If you work for at least one month, we will reimburse for the cost of the clearances ($58.85) that are obtained for you to work for us.   Please see  http://www.mtlebanon.org/2137/EmploymentVolunteering  for more information.