Circulation Desk Staff Member Job Description

Customer service is a large part of this job.  A successful candidate will be able to interact with people of all ages and should enjoy answering questions and explaining  library services and programs.

Desired Knowledge & Skills

Basic knowledge of general office procedures. Basic knowledge of standard library equipment (i.e., public access computers, copy machine). Ability to communicate effectively and courteously; ability and desire to serve the public of all ages; and ability to work as a team member

General Duties

  •  Check-in and check-out of library books, materials, and equipment.
  •  Performs the full range of circulation desk procedures using an automated circulation system
  •  Answers telephones and provides routine information or refers and transfers calls.
  •  Greets visitors to library.
  •  Responds to requests for information and assistance
  •  Inspects returned books, materials, and equipment for damage.
  •  Sorts and shelves books
  •  Assists persons in applying for library membership
  •  Reserves books and materials.
  •  Performs special duties as assigned.
  •  Performs related tasks as assigned.
  •  Perform duties as a member of a team

Available shifts

  1. Mondays from 8:00am to 2:00pm & Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 8:00pm & every fourth Saturday from 8:45am to 4:00pm
  2. Tuesdays from 8:00am to 2:00pm &  Fridays from 8:00am to 2:00pm & every fourth Saturday from 8:45am to 4:00pm


  • $1200 per hour