Friday, June 23, 2017

Library Clerk-Technical Services, Haverhill Public Library

Performs all duties related to the Processing of library materials as needed including: labeling, stamping, covering, and any other handling required. Knowledge and experience with RDA, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and MARC format to catalog a variety of materials is a major plus.  Will work regular shifts at the circulation desk and should be comfortable with the circulation of library materials including checkouts, checkins, renewals, patron registration, reserves, and collection of fines and fees. May be asked to fill in at the Youth Services desk. Represents the library in a pleasant and helpful manner in all aspects of work.
This is a 30 hour position with benefits, available due to an impending retirement. This position is ideal for someone starting out in the library field looking to gain valuable hands on experience.
Bachelors Degree
Previous library experience , 1-3 years

1. Ability to meet people easily and get along well with others.
2. Ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and pleasantly in the English language both orally, in person and over the phone, and in writing.
3. Ability to handle minute detail and repetitive tasks.
4. Accurate typing and word processing skills.
5. Ability to learn new skills quickly.
6. Ability to handle situations with tact, courtesy, initiative, resourcefulness, good judgment and punctuality.
7. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
8. Ability to work quickly and efficiently, meet deadlines, and stay organized.
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Education: BA/BS
Salary: $20,901.27-23,598.51 steps on union/city pay scale
Closing Date: Open Until Filled, Priority Given to Applications Received by July 14th
How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to:
Sarah Moser, Director*Haverhill Public Library*99 Main Street Haverhill, MA 01830
Please email:, do not call about this job