4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY 10566 (914) 737-1212

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Job Title:      Part-Time Circulation Clerk (2 Positions)

Summary:  The Field Library, the public library for the City of Peekskill and Town of Cortlandt, New York and a member of the Westchester Library System, is seeking a flexible, friendly, and detail-oriented individual for the position of Part-Time Circulation Clerk. Under the direction of the Head of Children’s Services, the Circulation Clerk provides circulation and information services to children and adults.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Checks in and out books, magazines, DVDs, and other library materials to library patrons using automated library system.
  • Provides professional and friendly customer service at the circulation desk.
  • Answers phones and directs calls.
  • Assists with preparation for children’s programs.
  • Accepts payments for overdue fines, lost materials, and fees such as printing and faxing.
  • Registers new library cardholders and updates patron account information.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships with the public, peers and supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Knowledge and experience using an automated library system and databases.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency preferred.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Approximately 16-20 hours per week.

The Field Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to:

Jody Sitts,
Head of Children’s Services
The Field Library
4 Nelson Ave.
Peekskill, NY 10566
jsitts@wlsmail.org
914-862-3291