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Circulation Clerk

Apply now Job no: 493395
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Staff

Assists patrons in the use of library materials, facilities and equipment. This is an essential position providing "essential services" as defined by the University. The Circulation Clerk is expected to report to work in inclement weather conditions to keep the University Library open.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of Library Management System to perform clerical duties and routine library assignments related to circulating and organization of library materials such as books, journals, publications, microform, and audio-visual materials.
  • Create holding records; working knowledge of Interlibrary Loan Systems to process lending/borrowing requests.
  • Search, verify and input bibliographic information in manual and electronic formats; place material on reserve and remove from reserve for faculty.
  • Working knowledge of databases as well as electronic journals in the absence of professional librarian; using Excel to create spreadsheets and input statistical data for reporting purposes.
  • Scan and edit electronic reserves and create URL access links and/or document imaging for scanning and editing documents using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software.
  • Ability to communicate clearly when responding to email; responsible for dealing with persons of different management levels from within the University and outside companies.
  • Ability to use and troubleshoot microform equipment, occasional support for printers, public computers, and scanners
  • Train and supervise student workers; ensure library policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Other duties as assigned,

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent,1-3 years of library experience in a circulation department and/or Interlibrary Loan Systems
  • Excellent phone and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree.

Salary Grade:

  • Staff Union - SU18.0


  • Non-exempt

Physical Demands:

  • Will often entail extensive standing, walking, etc., and vision and hearing abilities; will sometimes entail heavy lifting, carrying, etc.

Union Position:

  • Local 153

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This is a Local 153 position: only Local 153 members may apply from 05/07/2018 to 05/11/2018.
  • Please provide contact information for three references.

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