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Circulation Clerk, 12 hours/week plus rotating weekends - posted 2/5/2016
      The Carmel Clay Public Library is seeking a friendly, service-oriented individual to join our Circulation Services team as a part-time clerk. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

registering new borrowers and issuing library cards;
assisting patrons with checking materials in and out;
answering incoming telephone calls to the library and directing callers to the appropriate department;
renewing materials by telephone or email;
organizing returned materials on book carts for shelving.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to providing a welcoming atmosphere and high level of service to patrons. Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to learn and utilize the software used for circulation functions, a strong customer service focus, and the ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public. Prior office or customer service experience is preferred. Candidates must be able and willing to work a combination of days, evenings and some weekends. (Once set, the weekly work schedule remains the same, and shifts can be traded if scheduling conflicts arise.)

The physical requirements of this position include the ability to stand for long periods of time, manual dexterity and coordination, the ability to manipulate heavy book carts and bins, and the ability to read information in both print and on computer screen.

Starting pay rate is $10.57 per hour.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume or application to Cindy Wenz via email:

Closes when filled

Reference Services Senior Assistant, 24 hours/week - posted 2/5/16
      This individual will provide basic reference and readers' advisory services and bibliographic instruction to patrons of all ages under the supervision of a reference librarian. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assess patrons' information needs in person, on the telephone, and online and either respond or refer patrons to a reference librarian or other staff

Assist patrons in locating specific titles, answer basic information requests, and provide directions

Instruct and assist patrons in the use of the library's online catalog to locate materials, put items on hold, and access their accounts

Instruct and assist patrons in the use of library resources including electronic databases, e-readers, and the Internet

Assist in maintaining departmental records and files and perform various clerical tasks

Required qualifications for this position include a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; at least one year of relevant experience (library experience preferred); excellent verbal and written English communication skills; effective interpersonal skills and strong customer service attitude; proficiency with computers; and willingness to adapt to changing responsibilities and work processes. The successful candidate will also be an avid reader familiar with a variety of reading genres and related electronic resources.

Physical demands include the ability to read numbers in both print and on computer screen; the ability to bend, kneel, stoop and reach to retrieve and/or shelve materials; and the ability to lift and carry library materials and manipulate loaded book carts.

The Reference Services Assistant will work at the reference desk, in the technology center and at the readers' advisory desk. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and rotating weekend hours.

The starting wage is $14.70 per hour with pro-rated vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and personal leave benefits.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position to Cindy Wenz (

Closes when filled

Technology Room Assistant, 20 hours per week - posted 1/4/2016
      CCPL is reopening the search for a part- time Technology Room Assistant to manage patron flow on work stations and provide basic assistance to patrons in using software products, databases and the Internet. Responsibilities include:

assisting library patrons with databases, Internet use, and software products;

managing patron flow on workstations;

performing routine maintenance on computers and microform reader printers and troubleshooting minor technical problems;

advising patrons on the use of help sheets and manuals;

relabeling books and other assigned clerical tasks.

This position requires familiarity with current Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office products, and the Internet; a high school diploma or equivalent (some college or technical training preferred); excellent English communication skills; strong customer service focus; and willingness to adapt to changing work processes.

Candidates must be available to work a varied schedule including day, evening and rotating weekend hours and must have the flexibility to adjust to changing needs.

The physical requirements of this position include good eyesight (ability to accurately read numbers and letters in both print and on screen), hearing, and manual dexterity.

Starting pay rate is $12.42 per hour with pro-rated vacation, sick leave, personal leave and holiday benefits. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume or application to Cindy Wenz:

Closes when filled

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