Current Openings

Circulation Clerk (2 openings)

The Washington District Library seeks a patron service oriented clerk to perform front desk and reference duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Share in circulation and reference desk duties, including checking items in and out to patrons, placing holds for patrons, helping locate materials for patrons, and signing patrons up for library cards.
  • Perform clerical and processing tasks as needed.
  • Due to the size of the library staff, the clerk will be asked to help with day-to-day library tasks as needed, including, but not limited to opening/closing the library, assisting patrons with the operation of library technology, answering phones, and helping with program prep.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Hours: 20 hours per week. Every other Saturday required.

Salary: $9.25 per hour

Education: High school diploma required. Some college or special library training is preferred.

Experience: General customer service and computer experience required. Library experience preferred.

Supervision: Report to the Circulation & Technical Services Manager.

About the Library: The Washington District Library serves a population of approximately 24,000 and has an operating budget of approximately one million dollars. We have a branch library and main location and are located about fifteen minutes away from the city of Peoria, IL.

To apply, please send a resume, brief cover letter, and three professional references to Circulation and Tech Services Manager Carey Gibbons at cgibbons@washingtondl.org. The deadline to apply is December 1st, 2019.