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Library Clerk

City Of Bellevue Bellevue, NE

Job Description

If you have the needed qualifications, please submit a resume @ or apply in person @ City of Bellevue Personnel Office, Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm, 1500 Wall Street, Bellevue NE.. Closing date for applications will be May 28, 2019.


This position is subject to a veterans preference.                                           


                                                           CITY OF BELLEVUE

                                                            JOB DESCRIPTION


Part-Time (20-25 hours / week)                                            Salary Range $10.50 -  $12.78               


POSITION TITLE:                                                  Library Clerk

REPORTS TO:                                 Librarian II, Library Specialist II, Library Specialist I

SUPERVISES:                                  ------


PURPOSE OF POSITION:  Responsible for performing routine clerical library tasks, assisting in the performance of technical processing functions, serving library patrons and assisting in other tasks that support library service.



Completes the physical processing of library materials according to established procedures.

Updates and maintains catalog as directed.

Receives serial publications, books and audio-visual and other library materials as directed and according to established procedures.

Assists in the maintenance of the serials collection including receiving, shelving, mending, microform replacement, withdrawals and holding listings.

Performs routine circulation, reserve and overdue functions, including contacting patrons by phone or email in relation to any issues or questions.


Completes and maintains borrower registration paperwork and database registration files according to established procedures.

Maintains and prepares records and statistics for assigned departmental reports.

Performs basic cashiering and bookkeeping duties such as operating a cash register, accepting money, making change, completing daily money report and providing receipts.

Inspects and repairs library materials as directed.


Assists with library programs and displays.


Assists with Interlibrary Loan processes according to established procedures with supervision

Assists library patrons with copiers, self-check units, A/V equipment, use of computers, reserving meeting

rooms and in locating library materials.


Answers the telephone and greets patrons.


Responds to requests for information and assistance or refers inquiries to appropriate source for assistance.


Prepares materials to promote use of library.


*Attendance at the assigned work location is an essential function.





Receives, sorts and routes departmental mail as needed.


Carries out shelving duties as assigned.

Performs other duties as directed or as the situation dictates.



Knowledge of and ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Knowledge of the techniques of filing and the ability to file departmental records and documents accurately.

Knowledge of and ability to perform basic input and retrieval functions and utilize a computer data base.

Ability to accurately type at least 45 WPM.

Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.

Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public, volunteers and other employees.


Must be able to work evenings and weekends as scheduled.


Basic computer skills.



Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.



Work duties are performed indoors in a library setting and require the ability to bend, stretch, push, lift and carry departmental supplies and equipment weighing up to 30 lbs. Work duties also require the ability to stand for extended periods of time. One must be able to finger, handle, feel or operate objects or control and to reach with hand and arms. Vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise

level is usually moderate. Work duties require interaction with the general public and may be stressful when dealing with irate citizens and meeting deadlines.



*Updated 1/2017

Revised 8/10/16

Approved 7/15/13


The City of Bellevue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.  If specific accommodations are needed in order to apply for this position, please contact the Personnel Office at (402)293-3009.

Job Details

Date Posted May 15, 2019
Date Closes May 28, 2019
Located In Bellevue, NE
Department Library
Function Library Clerk
Job Type Part-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 20-25 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-4121.00 Library Assistants, Clerical
Zipcode 68005
Name Michelle Bagby
Address 1500 Wall Street
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE 68005
Phone 402-293-6595
FAX 402-293-6597

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