Library Clerk (part-time) Niagara Falls Public Library
The part-time Library Clerk will be responsible for sorting, shelving, and locating library materials; maintaining organization and the general appearance of the Library; providing simple directional information to patrons. Primary responsibilities would include checking items in and out at the circulation desk, reshelving returned library materials, working with the public: assisting patrons, both in-person at the Library and over the phone, collecting payments, shelf reading, wiping shelves, renewing library items, pulling requested items and preparing items for delivery to our 22-member library system.
Qualifications, Desired Knowledge, Skills:
Strong customer service.
Ability to work well with others and independently.
Comfort with using technology.
Ability to represent the Library in a professional manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to stand for long periods, lift, crouch, stoop and push a trolley (no more than 20 pounds)
General interest in libraries and reading.
Must have a reliable mode of transportation to and from the worksite.
Requirements: Applicants are required to provide a high school diploma or GED upon hiring. Some college is preferred. Previous library experience is a plus.
Location: shifts can vary between 1425 Main Street and 8728 Buffalo Ave, depending on the coverage needed.
Hours: 17 hours per week, spread over 4 days
Wage: $14.38/hour (FY2023). No benefits. NYS retirement option available
or USPS, to:
Mrs. Sarah Potwin
Executive Library Director
Niagara Falls Public Library
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Applications are to be considered beginning December 5th, 2022