Maplewood Public Library
Library/Organization Address7550 Lohmeyer Ave.
Maplewood, Missouri 63143
Hourly Wage/Salary Range
About the OrganizationThe Maplewood Public Library serves the community of Maplewood, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Founded in 1935, it is one of the oldest libraries in the St. Louis area. Maplewood Public Library belongs to a nine-member cooperative of independent libraries, sharing borrowing privileges with these libraries in addition to having reciprocal agreements with multiple other systems. We seek to provide the community a diverse offering of print and electronic materials, services, and opportunities for learning, entertainment, and social interaction. More information about Maplewood Public Library can be found at maplewoodpubliclibrary.org.
Job Description and ResponsibilitiesThe Circulation Clerk is responsible for assisting library visitors with circulation related needs; the primary focus of this position is customer service.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Greet and interact with a diverse community of library visitors.
-Accurately communicate library policies to visitors as needed.
-Perform circulation duties including checking materials in and out, requesting materials for library visitors, creating library cards, assisting with curbside pickup services, and answering basic reference questions in person and via telephone.
-Perform opening and closing duties.
-Accurately shelve library materials and perform ongoing shelf maintenance.
-Retrieve materials from outdoor and indoor book drops.
-Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements to ApplyEducation and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required with previous customer service experience preferred.
-Ability to stand for up to 8 hours
-Ability to reach materials on low and high shelves.
-Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
-Ability to push a full cart of library materials.
-Ability to multitask.
-Ability to use a PC, word processing software, email, and other basic technology.
Position Start DateASAP
How to ApplyFill out the attached application. Application is also available on our website: maplewoodpubliclibrary.org/employment.