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Mechanicville District Public Library 

190 North Main Street 

Mechanicville  NY  12118 

Part Time Clerk Position 

The Mechanicville District Public Library is looking for a part time clerk to join our team.  This position is Wednesday 4 PM – 8 PM, Thursday and Friday 2 PM – 6 PM ,with availability to fill in for other shifts. 

The job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, multi-tasking and most importantly strong customer service skills. 

The library clerk performs the following functions: 

  • All circulation duties: included but not limited to checking items in and out, pulling holds, processing materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, shelving and shelf maintenance. 
  • Provides information to the public on library policies and procedures. 
  • Performs routine searches and updates of computer records. 
  • Contacts patrons to deliver messages or information on library materials. 
  • Provides reference and readers advisory when needed. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the library director/senior library clerk. 

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills: 

  • Strong customer service skills. 
  • A large degree of comfort with technology. 
  • Ability to answer questions about the library. 

Communication Skills: 

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. 
  • Possess a working knowledge of English grammar and spelling. 
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Lifting and carrying 50 pounds or less. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Must be 18 years of age. 
  • Graduated with a High School Diploma or GED equivalent