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Library Clerks assist librarians by sorting resource materials and helping the public locate the books they seek. Other possible tasks are updating computer records, inspecting returned books for damage, offering information to the public, arranging staff meetings, and handling mail. Based on our most successful sample resumes, candidates for the job need to demonstrate good English and math skills, computer competencies, and communication abilities. No formal education is required for the role, and most resumes highlight a high school diploma and on-the-job training.

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Library Clerk

Supported 30 Tax Attorneys in regard to high volume of reference requests.

  • Promoted from mailroom clerk to higher level library role, receiving excellent recommendations.
  • Managed shelving and filing of tax library periodicals providing up-to-date availability and ease of reference.
  • Expanded role to include inside messenger services, thereby saving money allocated for outside services.
  • Tracked payments and delivery for wide range of periodical subscriptions, ensuring paid bills and uninterrupted service.
  • Streamlined maintenance of reference materials by simultaneous filing resulting in 20% increased speed of shelving.
  • Trained temporary staff, bringing them to high level of efficiency.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
HS
Business
2

Library Clerk

Processed checkouts, library card registrations, overdue fines, inter library loans and program registrations

  • Provided support to library patrons via phone and in person
  • Sorted and delivered mail, cataloged magazines and newspaper and organized information pamphlets
  • Assisted in multiple departments including circulation, reference, audio-visuals, serials and children's
  • Trained new library clerks
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Behavioral Science
3

Library Clerk

Used excellent customer service and communication skills to effectively help public with Library services

  • Processed daily cash receipts and petty cash, kept finance records, and prepared money for pickup
  • Advertised CPL programs through websites, flyers and other advertising media
  • Created, implemented, and operated a weekly Chess club for 20+ children
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Clinical Massage Therapy
BS
Industrial And Organizational Psychology, St Xavier
4

Library Clerk

Responsible for receiving, preparing, and adding new materials into the library's database.

  • Created new accounts for library patrons as well as updated existing patron records to reflect latest transactions.
  • Maintained accurate daily cash logs using Excel that were utilized by the finance department.
  • Communicated with patrons in order to respond to complaints and inquiries both in person and by telephone.
  • Attended meetings regarding new and existing circulation policies and communicated information to staff.
  • Created and maintained employee travel logs.
  • Generated monthly museum reports, monitor usage and report lost and stolen museum cards.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Library Clerk Specialist

Assisted library patrons with questions pertaining to the university library system

  • Assisted with the circulation of materials through charging and discharging library items
  • Shelved and shifted library materials
  • Collected and compiled monthly collection control statistics for the department
  • Supervised student workers
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Landscape Design And Management
Voc
Vocational Degree
6

Library Clerk

Certified training to assist in the administration branch in the absent of the professional librarian.

  • Recognized for advanced performance in various supported activities with patrons and promoting special programs and projects.
  • Provided quick and informal help to library patrons in the use of IT equipment and electronic resources.
  • Participated in team projects to improve student usage of library services and resources.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Arts
AS
Science
7

Library Clerk

Instructed patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated information systems.

  • Located library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, DVDs, Braille volumes, and pictures.
  • Answered routine inquiries, and referred patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.
  • Maintained records of items received, stored, issued, and returned, and file catalog cards according to system used.
  • Processed new materials including books, audiovisual materials, and computer software.
  • Provided assistance to librarians in the maintenance of collections of books, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, and audiovisual and other materials.
  • Sorted books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and returned them to shelves, files, and other designated storage areas.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Paralegal School
BA
Political Science
8

Mobile Library Clerk

Utilized the mobile library for outreach services

  • Assisted in circulation duties and other bookmobile routines
  • Coordinated with local schools, day cares, head starts, and nursing homes
  • Scheduled bookmobile routes for regular and summer sessions
  • Created monthly calendar of weekly stops and events
  • Promoted and carried out summer reading program as sponsored by main library branch
  • Completed all tasks as requested by director
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Library Science And Media
9

Library Clerk

Performed a variety of routine clerical tasks to support library operation.

  • Processed, organized and filed library materials.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, categorized and reported customers records on a weekly basis.
  • Performed daily routine tasks as instructed by supervisor.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Computer Science
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Electrical Engineering
10

Library Clerk/assistant

Coordinated and performed story time for preschool aged children

  • Researched library databases to locate materials for patrons
  • Guided library computer patrons using computer software
  • Developed inventory records for tracking damaged audio materials
  • Explained and reviewed library policies and procedures with patrons
  • Multi-tasked duties between incoming patrons, phone calls, and accurately checking in library materials
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Public Health, Sociology

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