Chester C. Corbin Public Library
Webster, Massachusetts


Position Title:  Library Clerk

Statement of Duties:|
Full-time position that is responsible for organizing and maintaining accounts payable and receivable at the public library; also provides coverage of Circulation Desk.  Performs all other related work as required.

Performs work responsibilities under the direction of the Library Director, who provides general work goals and objectives and policy direction.  Incumbent performs day to day tasks with a high degree of independence, and brings unusual situations and policy questions to the Director for resolution; Incumbent decides most methods and practices for completing work assignments, referring unusual or questionable issues to the Library Director.

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Education & Experience:
Requires an Associates Degree in business or related field, with two years of experience in an equivalent position.  Previous library experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge of computer software and systems including Internet, word-processing, spreadsheet, and accounting applications; demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities for multiple tasks; maintains confidentiality of library patron information; exercises good judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with public, vendors, and other town employees.

Physical & Mental Requirements:
Work is performed in a busy library setting, subject to moderate noise.  Must be able to walk, sit, stoop, reach, stand, talk, listen, and use equipment such as a computer, telephone, fax machine, and photocopier.  Must be able to retrieve library materials from stacks for patrons quickly and easily.  Normal vision requirements.