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Library Clerk (Part time)

City of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

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(Part time/No Benefits – approx. 10-15 hours per week)


DEPARTMENT:  Carnegie-Stout Public Library            

HOURLY RANGE: $9.69 - $10.29


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Under the supervision of the Library’s Youth Services Manager or Library Aide, performs routine manual and clerical work.  Employees work under direct supervision, although they may operate with some independence once procedures are learned, with only occasional checks for adherence to prescribed standards; performs other tasks as assigned.




ESSENTIAL:  According to assignment or occasion, work may involve public service to patrons in person or by telephone; patron orientation; operating the computerized library system; cleaning CDs, DVDs and identifying if repairs are needed; re-shelving materials, reading shelves for accuracy and preparing mail for distributing and running errands; responds to resident’s questions and service requests in a courteous, timely and equitable manner; participates in the city’s intercultural competency training and program.




ESSENTIAL:  Knowledge of the purpose and function of public libraries; knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion; ability to treat information with confidentiality and to learn routine library procedures; ability to relate to, work pleasantly with and communicate effectively with co-workers and the public; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform extensive sitting and keyboarding at a computer terminal, standing, walking, crouching, squatting, climbing stairs and lifting in a library setting; procedures require the physical ability to bend, lift, and stoop, as well as the ability to lift and carry boxes or other objects weighing 25-30 lbs. each or push carts weighing up to 50 pounds each; demonstrated ability to follow a management style that is input oriented and values equity, problem solving and the development of partnerships; a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork; and demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team.


ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Some library experience and/or knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System; experience with the use of computers for data entry and word processing; experience working with a diverse population; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. 


HOURS OF WORK:  This is a part-time position and employee may work variable hours including evenings and weekends, approximately 10-15 hours per week. 




APPLICATION:  Please submit an employment application at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.  The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589-4125 or citypers@cityofdubuque.org.   Women, minorities, veterans and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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Req Num --
ID 665406
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Part Time
Pay $9.69-$10.29
Customer Service
Government/Public Service

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