Clerk (Part Time)

Buder Branch, 4401 Hampton Ave, 63109
Carpenter Branch, 3309 S. Grand Ave, 63118

The Clerk is responsible for assisting the Library with clerical and circulation needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Performs circulation functions, including check-outs and returns.
  • Assists in preparation, delivery, and receipt of Library materials and mail.
  • Processes Library cards for patrons. 
  • Receives payment from patrons.
  • Provides reference assistance for patrons via face-to-face and telephone interactions, including locating items in the catalog or on shelf, as well as, looking up information.
  • Provides assistance to patrons with Library equipment.
  • Restocks and shelves materials, including shelf-reading, as necessary.
  • Relabels Library materials to ensure markings are accurate.
  • Submits service requests for technology needs. 
  • Assists in developing and removing displays.
  • Assists in opening and closing Branch.
  • Prepares monthly transit list.
  • Assists in weeding of materials. 
  • Assists patrons in locating non-Library related information.
  • Compiles statistics to be used in reports. 
  • Provides assistance to staff as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience 
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with previous customer service experience.

Buder: Thu, 9 am-1 pm; Fri & Sat, 9 am-5:30 pm
Carpenter: Wed, Thu, 12:30-5:30 pm; Fri, Sat, 11 am-4 pm

Starting Salary
$11.06 per hour

The St. Louis Public Library offers full benefits for our employees. They include:

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company-paid pension plan
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental life insurance
  • 15 paid vacation days per year
  • 13 paid sick days per year
  • Company-paid long term disability
  • Employee-paid short term disability
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary benefits begin within 30 days of employment
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