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Substitute Library Clerk, Wayland Free Public Library, Wayland, MA

Position Title: Library Clerk/Substitute - Circulation Desk


Part-Time: Current open shifts at this time: Thurs 1pm-6pm + one Saturday per month; and an availability to pick up substitute shifts.


Grade: Non-union hourly library clerk 

Wages: $16.01-20.90 per hour, no benefits


Description of Position

Part-time position working in the Circulation Department of a busy, medium-sized public library which prides itself on superior customer service. Additional hours substituting for day, evening, and weekend shifts as needed by the library. Performs various tasks relating to the circulation of materials, including but not limited to checking books in and out, collecting fines, answering patron queries, assigning new library cards to patrons, and other duties as necessary. May be assigned responsibilities related to the opening and closing of the library facility.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree required. Strong computer skills and ability to use office production software is essential. Experience in a circulation department of a public library preferred. Familiarity with Sierra software desirable, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Incorporated Sierra software. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to interact with adults and children with patience and discretion, as well as excellent organizational talents and attention to detail. Good written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the capacity to work efficiently and energetically. Familiarity with Microsoft Office a plus. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates and the general public. Ability to work both independently and as a team member. Willingness to learn new skills. Tact, diplomacy, and flexibility in schedule.


Physical Requirements:

Must be physically capable of shelving books: ability to lift, bend, kneel, stoop, and be able to push a book cart weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to operate a keyboard at efficient speed and sit at a computer for long periods of time. Specific vision requirements include close vision and the ability to adjust focus


Apply Via Email or US Post Office To:

Sarah Hogan

Head of Circulation, Wayland Public Library

5 Concord Road

Wayland, MA  01778

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