The Library Department is currently seeking Library Clerks to fill PART-TIME vacancies at its Library Branches.

Library Clerks facilitate quality service through direct assistance to the customers of the San José Public Library System. This clerical activities include providing phone, virtual, and in-person customer service including explaining library materials usage policies and procedures; checking materials in and out; shelving materials; assisting with the use of self-check machines; entering data on computer terminals; issuing borrowers’ cards; preparing and processing materials for circulation; processing materials holds; maintaining records and files; accepting fines; operating cash registers; handling routine problems; and assisting with training of and serving as lead person for Library Pages, Library Aides, and volunteers.

We are looking for candidates who are able to provide excellent customer service in an innovative, fast-paced, team environment. As a front-line customer service representative for the library, Library Clerks play a key part in making the library experience a positive one for our customers. SJPL is currently recruiting for multiple Part Time vacancies. Part-time positions are benefited and are normally scheduled to work 20 – 24 hours per week. Part Time Clerks are typically expected to work some nights and weekends on a rotation basis. There may be upcoming Full Time vacancies. Current part time clerks who wish to be full time should apply to ensure they are considered for any potential upcoming opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

These positions require pushing or pulling carts loaded with materials; packing, unpacking and transporting shipment boxes; reaching, bending and stooping to put materials on low and high shelves; lifting up to 25 pounds and actively moving for several hours at a time.

Apply by May 25th: