Library Circulation Desk Clerk


The Millington Arbela District Library seeks an in­di­vid­ual to work the cir­cu­la­tion desk. This part-​time po­si­tion (approx­i­mate­ly 20 hours) in­cludes heavy in­ter­ac­tion with the pub­lic, mod­er­ate use of tech­nol­ogy, or­ga­niz­ing and fil­ing, phys­i­cal mo­bil­ity, and oth­er mis­cel­la­neous tasks. Position in­cludes a set sched­ule with evenings and some Saturdays.

An overview of the job du­ties include:

  • Greet all patrons in a friend­ly and cour­te­ous man­ner in order to facil­i­tate a wel­com­ing envi­ron­ment in the library.
  • Basic assis­tance and instruc­tion of com­put­ers and equip­ment with the public.
  • Assist pa­trons with find­ing in­for­ma­tion through the li­brary cat­a­log, data­bases, and the Internet.
  • Contact pa­trons about over­due and re­served items.
  • Opening and clos­ing of library responsibilities.
  • Set up for spe­cial pro­grams, in­clud­ing mov­ing fur­ni­ture, dec­o­rat­ing as re­quired, at­tend­ing to spe­cific pro­gram needs.
  • Standing, sit­ting, kneel­ing, stoop­ing, car­ry­ing books, and/​or push­ing a book cart is required.
  • Other du­ties not list­ed may be as­signed on an as need­ed basis.

Minimum re­quire­ments include:

  • Good to ex­cel­lent oral com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
  • Availability to work evenings and Saturdays.
  • Ability to work close­ly with others.
  • Beginner to in­ter­me­di­ate com­puter skills.
  • Bending, reach­ing, flex­ing and lifting.

Deadline to apply:
Monday, July 23, 2018 by 6:00 p.m.

Apply for this po­si­tion by send­ing re­sume, three pro­fes­sional ref­er­ences and cov­er let­ter(telling us why you would be an ide­al can­di­date) to:

Millington Arbela District Library
Attn: Library Director
P.O. Box 306
Millington, Michigan 48746

Or email to: director@​millingtonlibrary.​info

No com­puter? No wor­ries! Stop by and use one of our 6 pub­lic ac­cess computers.