Library Clerk (PT) - Moville

County Library

$9.50 - $9.50/hour


Moville, IA


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Responsible for the efficient, effective performance of a variety of designated clerical duties for the Woodbury County Library, including reports; programming; maintenance of records; shelving responsibilities of books and magazines and reports in the library; general assistance to the public and patrons; assist in the repair of damaged library materials, responsible for the efficient processing of books and new library materials.  This position is under the direct authority of the County Library Director and Assistant Librarian

Essential Functions

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Prepares new books and materials for circulation by properly marking, laminating, and applying dust jackets in accordance with established procedures.
  • Assist in preparing and helping with Story-time and Summer Reading and other Library Programs
  • Performs a variety of library related general office duties including typing, filing, preparation of circulation counts and reports, record keeping, webpage updates, efficient processing of books and other library materials,
  • Assist in the repair of damaged library materials and basic bookkeeping work which is shared with other Library Clerks, under the direction of the County Library Director and County Assistant Librarian.
  • Prepares overdue notices to be sent to patrons who are delinquent in the return of borrowed books and materials form the library and bookmobile.
  • Assist patrons in the library in selecting and locating library materials and books in a helpful and courteous manner.
  • Performs a variety of janitorial duties which are shared by the library staff such as sweeping,mopping, vacuuming, snow shoveling, and cleaning of bathrooms when needed.
  • Willingness to work alternate Saturdays
  • Performs various duties requiring skills and abilities related to general library
  • Computer, keyboard, printers, calculator (10 key), copier, possess knowledge of general office equipment and procedures
  • Perform various other duties such as special projects, reports, or assignments, as directed by County Library Director and/or County Assistant Librarian
  • Attendance is required

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

Minimum Education and Experience Required Performing the Essential Functions: 

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  • Basic knowledge of library science and classification systems;
  • Knowledge of general library equipment and procedures
  • Knowledge of books and book services
  • Knowledge of the principles of supervision and motivation; and ability to effectively communicate with others in a tactful and courteous manner in clearly spoken English
  • Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, a physical examination, and drug screening test prior to employment

Essential Education, Certification, and/or Licenses


Woodbury County application is required.   DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 4:30 P.M., Thursday, February 22, 2024 or until position filled.    Woodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.

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