Newark Public Library

Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Library Clerk

The Newark Public Library (NPL) seeks 1 part-time library clerk to provide reliable and effective customer service to patrons following the policies and procedures of the Library.  The position is provisional.  Permanent status is dependent on the candidate’s performance and score on the Library Clerk Wayne County Civil Service Exam.  The next Library Clerk Wayne County Civil Service Exam is August 12, 2017.  You can access the exam announcement by clicking or copying and pasting the following link:

Applications for Wayne County must be filled out by July 17, 2017.  Access the Wayne County exam and employment form by clicking or copying and pasting the following link:

Essential Duties of the Position
•Performs routine circulation, holds, and fee collections
•Locates local and system-wide library materials in catalog
•Creates and updates patron records
•Generally supports patron use of library resources, including public computers and meeting spaces
•Works on each of Library’s four circulation desks
•Operates office equipment including copiers, fax machines, and computers
•Manages or collaborates on projects as assigned by Library Director or supervisors
•Assists patrons with basic help downloading electronic content

The Successful Candidate Possesses
•Basic understanding of public library service
•Working knowledge of office terminology
•Working knowledge of library filing and shelving rules
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
• Commitment to providing high-quality customer service
•Working knowledge of email and basic computer troubleshooting

Education and Experience
• Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
•Some library or customer services experience preferred but not required

Compensation and Benefits
•Starting at $10.40 an hour
•Hours: up to 30.5 hours a week, at least some Saturdays and evenings
•Benefits: vacation, sick days, and holidays prorated by average hours worked
•Eligible for NYS Retirement System.

Drop off resumes and three references at the library or e-mail them to Executive Director, Shawn McConnell by replying to this post.

  • Hours

    Monday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Sunday Closed

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    121 High St
    Newark, NY 14513
    Phone: (315) 331-4370
    Fax: (315) 331-0552

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