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August 16, 2017

Inter-library Loan Clerk/Assistant
Position Title: Inter-library loan Clerk

General Description: Performs a variety of clerical, data-entry, communication and customer service functions in a busy library environment for 20 hours a week. Applicants must be dependable, honest, and service oriented.

Essential Functions:
o Assists the department head with the daily inter-library loan procedures
o Processes the daily returns for the ILL boxes
o Inspects condition of materials upon return and notes any damage or missing/wrong items
o Will be expected to call patrons to inform them of an item that was returned incomplete or the fine to be paid for lost or damaged items
o Runs daily lists necessary for the department
o Processes items coming in and going out through the course of the day
o Performs additional functions as required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must be able to be on your feet a good part of the day
• Must be able to deal tactfully and courteously with staff and patrons
• Communicate effectively by telephone and in person
• Possess organizational skills
• Work with various hardware and software computer programs
• Type on a computer keyboard with accuracy and reasonable speed
• File alphabetically and numerically
• Follow oral and written instructions
• Lift up to 50 pounds. Bend to retrieve items located on low shelves and ability to stretch to retrieve items located on higher shelves
• Show accuracy and attention to detail

Required Experience and Training:
• Graduation from high school or equivalent

Salary $13 per hour
May be asked to work a Saturday, if necessary, in exchange for a weekday off.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to:

Deborah Donohue
Head of Inter-library Loan