P/T Library Clerk

Posted: 06/20/2021

invites applications for the position of:

P/T Library Clerk - Cord Memorial Library - Danbury, IA

SALARY: $9.50 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: County Library
OPENING DATE: 06/21/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Responsible and accountable for the effective coordination of resources and efficient direction of all County Library services within the three (3) Branch Libraries (Cord Memorial Library at Danbury; Hornick Public Library at Hornick; and Pierson Public at Pierson) in a manner designed to anticipate and meet the needs of patrons.  Responsible for effectively distributing books and other library services materials to county residents and patrons, under direct authority of the Woodbury County Library Director. This position is part-time ( up to 24 hours/week )

Basic knowledge of library procedures and classification systems; knowledge of general library equipment and office procedures
Knowledge of books and book services ability to effectively communicate with others in a tactful,maturity and courteous manner. 
Coordinate library activities in a manner designed to meet needs for library services.
Typing, filing, computer input, preparation of circulation counts and reports.
Ability to conduct regular story hour programs and summer reading activities.
Shelving responsibilities of books, magazines, and reports.
Serve library patrons in a tactful and courteous manner with information and books as requested by phone or in person.
Responsible for monthly reports and records required by the main library headquarters in Moville.
Enforces County Library policies with in the scope of responsibility.
Cooperates with the Woodbury County Library system in the regular rotation of books and materials via the bookmobile.
Branch librarians must be willing and able to sort and carry boxes of books which average twenty-five (25) pounds per box regular and/or daily
The ability to lift approximately 40 pounds occasionally
Knowledge of general office equipment operations and procedures including accurate keyboard ability of 40 words per minute (net score).
Performs janitorial duties within the library such as sweeping, vacuuming and cleaning the bathrooms.
Dress code: Business casual attire
Attendance is required
Cooperates with other libraries in the exchange of information and services.
Keeps current on trends, developments and new materials within the scope of responsibility for the branch library position.
Performs necessary mending and repair of damaged library materials or sorts such damaged materials to be returned to the main library in Moville.
Prepares overdue notices to be sent to patrons who are delinquent in returning borrowed materials and books
Performs various other duties such as special projects or reports which may promote library services within the community.
Attends staff training meetings as directed by the Library Director.


High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
Knowledge of general office equipment operation
Knowledge of County Library procedures and classification methods
Knowledge of County Library collections and materials (and/or willingness to learn
Ability to courteously communicate with others

Woodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.