Stone County Library is currently hiring a circulation assistant for our Blue Eye location. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to info@scl.lib.mo.us.

Job Description

The Circulation Associate greets and directs library patrons, and charges and discharges library material in accordance with established library policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists patrons at the service desk and over telephone by performing procedures related to circulation of materials. For example: checking out and renewing materials, checking in materials, placing holds, collecting fees and fines, registering new patrons, explaining policies and procedures, pulling holds and contacting patrons, checking in and preparing courier run and all other duties associated with circulation.
  • Answers patron informational and directional questions, including computer issues.
  • Deals with problem patrons, particularly those who disrupt normal use or operation of the library, or attempt to unlawfully remove library materials from premises.
  • Inspects, cleans as necessary, and sorts material for reshelving; shelves materials; shelf read the library periodically to insure materials are in their proper place; straighten shelves as needed.
  • Performs other clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, and filing
  • Opens and closes the library in accordance with library procedures and policies.

High School Diploma or GED plus two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as policies, procedures, and instructional manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and be proficient in Microsoft Office, Evergreen Integrated Library System, Email, and Internet Searching abilities.