Circulation - Technical Clerk (Edwardsville)

Accountability:  Assistant Director, Librarian-Director

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. charging and discharging library materials
  2. answering telephone
  3. assisting with location, reference, and reader’s advisory questions
  4. calling patrons concerning requested materials
  5. shelf reading
  6. retrieving book drop
  7. other duties as required.

Skill and educational requirements:

The circulation/technical clerk shall have a minimum of a high school diploma and some college course work, library experience, or library course work, computer experience, or computer course work.  Library staff shall have excellent communication skills, ability to maintain productive working relationships with co-workers, and a strong commitment to public service.

Needed attributes:

Flexibility, sense of humor, ability to take direction, ability to work without direct supervision, broad spectrum of interests, continuing and active interest in reading in a variety of subject areas.

Approved by the Edwardsville Public Library Board of Trustees
10/29/97