Ossining Public Library Seeks Clerk

OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Ossining Public Library is seeking a detail-oriented library clerk with exceptional customer service skills.

Ossining Public Library seeks a part-time library clerk.
Ossining Public Library seeks a part-time library clerk. Photo Credit:

A flexible schedule including, but not limited to, evenings and Saturdays is required to work in the circulation department.  Key responsibilities of the library clerk include:

  •  Ability to learn and apply library procedures for processing of materials.
  •  Routine monetary transactions using a cash register.
  •  Various clerical duties.
  •  Enter and retrieve information on an automated system.

Position requirements:

  • Working knowledge of library terminology.
  •  Working knowledge of library clerical work and shelving rules.
  • Ability to utilize computer components.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work as part of team.
  • Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma is required. Ability to speak Spanish is desirable but is not required.

Submit a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position to Christina Surovich, Circulation/Technical Services Manager at Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562 or by email at (914) 941-2416 x304 (phone) (914) 941-7464 (fax) All resumes and letters must be submitted by Tuesday, Sept. 2.  

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