Circulation Clerk Job Description Sample
Library Circulation Clerk (Part-Time)
Job Description: Benefits Supplemental Questions
To perform a variety of routine and manual clerical work in circulating and/or processing library materials.
Employee has no supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Registers new patrons, checks library materials in and out, receives and accounts for various fee payments.
Prepares daily financial and statistical reports, as assigned.
Attempts to resolve patron complaints at initial level, if possible.
Assists library patrons in using the public photocopier.
Maintains patron application files.
Manages records of patrons with delinquent accounts, as assigned.
Repairs library materials with minor damage, as assigned.
Transports materials between libraries, as assigned.
Assists other library staff in the performance of their duties as assigned.
Shelves library materials; shelf-reads to ensure materials are in proper order.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school or equivalent.
(B) One (1) year of library experience is preferred.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Some knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs, library circulation or processing techniques, and working knowledge of library classification systems, and basic office procedures preferred.
(B) Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.
(C) Ability to accurately maintain library filing systems.
(D) Ability to orally communicate effectively.
(E) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, employees, supervisors, and the general public.
(F) Ability to type.
(G) Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays.
Must have a valid Texas driver's license by date of hire.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Library automation system, personal computer and printer, calculator, copy and fax machine, phone system, typewriter, , library security system, microfilm and microfiche reader/printer.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands handle or operate objects, tools or controls.
The employee frequently must reach with the hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
The employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment varies but is generally moderate.
Library Assistant III - Circulation - New Smyrna Beach Regional Library
The County of Volusia is seeking a Library Assistant III for the Library Services Division. This position is located at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library and will be responsible for assisting with training, directing, supervision of staff, volunteers, community service workers, etc., in the areas of customer service, shelving, material processing procedures and other related library functions. The preferred candidate having met the minimum requirements, will have at least one (1) year of supervisory experience.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Performs front-line, telephone, and/or electronic customer service to citizens and visitors.
Assists with training, directing, and supervising staff, volunteers, community service workers, etc. in customer service, shelving, material processing procedures, or other related library functions.
May serve as the Volunteer Coordinator for assigned branch and coordinate volunteer activities such as scheduling, assigning, training and recognizing the volunteer work force.
Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, varying eReaders and smart devices, and other library equipment, software, or hardware.
Attends workshops or meetings as required.
Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related works as required.
May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs other duties as assigned
Graduation from an accredited two (2) year college with an Associate of Arts degree or the equivalent (60 credits), plus one (1) year of paraprofessional library work; or, two (2) years of experience as a Library Assistant II or equivalent. A comparable amount of experience, education, and training may be substituted for the minimum requirements (For Example, at least three (3) years of paraprofessional Library experience). Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire. The preferred candidate having met the minimum requirements, will have at least one (1) year of supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and experience in library service techniques, including shelving, sorting, alphabetizing the Dewey Decimal System, procedures, and practices.
Knowledge of the methods in cataloging, reference, and acquisition phases of a library.
Customer service skills.
Knowledge of intermediate computer applications related to library services.
Knowledge of reader interest, books and authors, and of the theory and objectives of a public library system.
Able to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, volunteers, vendors, Friends groups, etc.
Able to maintain accurate records relating to collections, accounting for library materials, etc.
Able to communicate concisely, both orally and in writing.
Able to compile statistics and generate reports.
Able to train, coordinate, direct, and supervise the work of a small staff or a large volunteer workforce.
Able to teach library techniques and procedures.
Able to support, follow, and effectively promote system-wide or county-wide practices, procedures, or policies.
Able to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters.
Able to develop methods for improvement of operations.
Able to perform moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques and preparation of moderate to large sum deposits.
Able to ensure the proper operation of library services in a specialized area of the library.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
Performs work of lower level library classifications and related work as required.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: Medium, repetitive work. Ability to see, hear and listen, talk; detailed finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity for fine print. Ability to lift and push 25+ pounds, carry, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Environmental demands: Inside work.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing. Ability to perform intermediate mathematical and monetary functions.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Circulation Coordinator, Marketing
The Circulation Coordinator contributes to the success of the Commercial Circulation department by successfully handling a diverse variety operational and marketing tasks, including forecasting and campaign execution.
Liaise with Marketing to ensure field team has appropriate and current sales materials for special and/or seasonal promotions
Maintain and provide sales collateral inventory for Single Copy team: racks, premiums etc.
Ensure accuracy in monthly expense forecasts, and assist with budgeting
Process invoices for payment; raise POs, complete accruals
Execute on print protection campaigns : Public Place, CAP, HS Donation, etc
Skills & Experience:
Organizational skills and attention to detail
Marketing and/or campaign execution experience
Basic project management skills
Exceptional written, oral, and presentation skills
Aptitude for finances and financial management
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Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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Substitute Circulation Support Staff (Central Library)
General Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
The starting hiring amount will be $11.52 an hour.
The Central Library is seeking an energetic candidate to join our team who has good customer service skills to perform responsible library work at a circulation desk in a busy branch library. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Work is performed at the Central Library. Position works under the supervision of the Circulation Manager and Central Branch Manager. For more information about the Library, visit https://www.jmrl.org/br-central.htm
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Checking materials in and out;
Registering new patrons for library cards;
Answering the phone and handling patron inquiries;
Maintaining the reserve book shelf;
Checking in magazines and newspapers;
Performing data entry;
Explaining and enforcing library policies and procedures;
Organizing and maintaining library materials; and counting fine money.
Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency;
Previous experience working with the public in a customer service environment.
Successful applicants should have a strong public service orientation; general knowledge of computers with Windows; ability to multitask in a hectic environment; good attention to detail.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:
Ability to push and lift up to 30 pounds and the ability to stand, stoop, bend and carry; ability to stand for extended periods. Contacts would include Circulation Supervisor, Branch manager, staff, and the public.
Library Assistant Ii-Part Time / Circulation
Under the supervision of the Librarian and the direction of the Library Assistant III, performs the full scope of clerical and para-professional responsibilities in the operation of the circulation department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
01 Trains and revises the work of Library Assistant I and volunteers in the Circulation Department, which includes instruction of day-to-day duties.
02 Prepares and returns library material to appropriate location, utilizing alphabetical and numerical filing systems.
03 Consults with supervisor prior to discharging any library materials that appear unsuitable for reshelving.
04 Refers patrons (either on phone or in person) to appropriate individual or department; provides assistance to impaired patrons by locating materials suitable to their needs.
05 Consults with supervisor for the purpose of control and arrangement of library materials in main library.
06 Checks in and out materials to patrons both manually and on computer terminal.
07 Establishes eligibility of patrons for issuance of a library card; prepares library cards.
08 Collects payments and issues receipts.
09 Keeps apprised of library policies and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The normal work schedule is 19 or less hours per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work.
Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.
Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.
Library Associate - Circulation
Kenton County Public Library is seeking a part-time library associate in the circulation department. The Library Associate position is a customer service position designed to adequately meet the needs of the library's customers by being able to serve in a variety of capacities including circulation, reference and children's department.
Library Associates are assigned to a specific department and location but are cross-trained and expected to work in any Kenton County Public Library public service department or location based on the library's staffing needs. When possible, every effort will be made to give staff advance notice when being asked to work in or be temporarily assigned for a period of time to a different location. Temporary assignments may occur in the case of staff shortages or leaves of absences.
Hours: Varied; Evening and weekend work is required. 20 hours per week.
Check materials in and out; serve general public in a friendly, professional manner.
Answer telephones and direct calls accordingly.
Process library card applications.
Check audio/visual materials.
Rough sort incoming items.
Process reserves, holds and renewals.
Staff the drive-thru window where applicable.
Provide basic information to patrons; know when to refer patrons to the reference desk.
Provide reference coverage at children's and adult services desks.
Assist with opening and/or closing duties; assist in maintaining the orderly appearance of the library.
Assist patrons with computer software and hardware questions or problems.
Maintain and assist patrons with photocopiers, printers and computers.
Process requests for patron holds; prepare collection maintenance lists.
Assist other branch staff in any department when needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree preferred; high school graduate or equivalent with some college required.
Excellent customer service and communication skills. Experience working with the public desirable.
Interpersonal skills to effectively deal with the public and coworkers in a positive, professional manner.
Self-motivated with ability to work independently or with others in a busy department.
Must be able to work in a team environment.
Understanding of and genuine liking for children.
Must be detailed oriented.
Light to moderate physical demands including the ability to bend, kneel, reach to retrieve library materials and carry items weighing 20-30lbs, and have the ability to push book trucks or bins weighing 100lbs.
Experience using windows-based PCs and software; Internet and e-mail experience; ability and willingness to learn, adapt to and teach new technologies.
Circulation Audience Development Director - New York Region
An executive level position based in Glens Falls, NY that directs the strategic business unit's print and digital circulation distribution and audience development for two newspapers located in both Glens Falls, NY and Auburn, NY. Assists the Publisher in the execution of his or her duties.
Position reports directly to the assigned Regional Circulation Director with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Publisher. The individual will be responsible for providing direction to the Circulation distribution and audience staff, coordination of efforts with other departments and across both properties, and other supervisory duties as assigned.
Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Grow and maintain circulation subscription revenue, both print and digital, through developing local audiences and implementation of corporate initiatives including planning and forecasting.
Direct organization of independent contractors in providing high levels of consistent customer service.
Optimize resources across all three properties to provide acceptable levels of service and performance for controlling expenses and managing to budgeted levels.
Provide clear departmental direction to achieve goals through management of day to day operations.
Develops professional skills in departmental employees through selection, hiring, training, coaching and motivation.
Maintains or oversees accurate record keeping including AAM reporting, tracking of expenses and performance of staff.
Provides forecasting of revenue and expenses preparing budgets for the department and across the two properties.
Assists Publisher in coordination of efforts with other departments and may include supervision of other staff.
Insures compliance with all Lee policies.
Other job duties as assigned.
Four year college or university program certificate or two to five years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
PC skills including word processing, excel, and the ability to use proprietary data base and payroll systems.
Requires basic mathematical skills and the ability to compute and interpret data.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to follow instructions both written and oral, and to solve problems with multiple variables.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and write reports and effectively present information to employees and the public.
Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance.
Lee Enterprises offers a generous compensation package. We offer excellent pay and benefit programs including medical, dental and vision plans, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid life insurance and a 401k program.
Vice President Of Marketing - Circulation And Direct Mail
Title: Vice President of Marketing
- Circulation & Direct Mail
Reports to: CMO
Location: Boston, MA USA
Job Summary – Vice President of Marketing
- Circulation & Direct Mail
The Vice President of Marketing will develop, plan, execute, measure, report, and analyze the impact of integrated direct marketing strategies and campaigns that are designed to generate leads, reservations and positive ROI. This individual's primary focus will be on print media campaigns including catalog and direct mail, as well as setting direction for integrated email and web based components. Essential day-to-day focus will center on circulation/marketing planning, scheduling, audience segmentation, list and campaign management, program performance analysis and forecasting utilizing Adobe campaign and its automated templates.
About Vantage Deluxe World Travel
Vantage Deluxe World Travel is the leader in adventure travel for thirty-five years. Since 1983, Vantage Deluxe World Travel develops and delivers memorable travel journeys on seven continents whether on land, riverboats or small ships.
Vantage Deluxe World Travel is a $300 million, state-of-the-art direct marketer of travel to the affluent mature market. When you join the Vantage team you become part of a global company, headquartered in Boston, with eight regional offices around the world. Our worldwide teams work together to provide exciting, culturally enriching travel programs to destinations on all seven continents, including on our European river cruise fleet. Since 1983, more than 400,000 travelers have joined us to see the world.
Job Responsibilities for Vice President of Marketing
- Circulation & Direct Mail
Closely manage the marketing spend budget by brand, division, region and product to ensure we meet or exceed annual passenger, revenue and profit targets.
Work closely with senior management and yield/revenue management teams to deliver on the twin goals of increasing passengers while reducing marketing spend and reducing dilution.
Develop and execute multi-channel contact strategies across list segments and distribution channels including catalog, direct mail, groups and email, with the goal of increasing purchase rates and driving revenue from a robust customer and prospect file.
Develop and implement merchandising strategies for assigned integrated campaigns
Manage multiple projects of up to 41 web pages, numerous email campaigns and up to 200 direct mail/catalog pages concurrently, driving the promotional schedule and meeting all deployment dates
Schedule and run concept meetings for assigned web, email, catalog and direct mail promotions
Lead project teams (Copy, Design, Photo) providing clear direction and priorities at promotion turnover meetings
Create and revise paginations based on automated scorecards – responsible for the completion of scorecards for creative post-mortems
Provide and be knowledgeable in best practices in campaign development to optimize efficiency and quality of campaigns across all channels (direct mail, email, phone, web, social, etc.)
Perform and/or leverage data analyses, develop, test and measure campaign strategies and tactics to drive desired customer behaviors and results.
Lead ongoing status meetings along with campaign and program discussions with internal product, revenue and channel partners to ensure all parties are in sync with and accountable for their deliverables to support the company's integrated marketing efforts.
Deep understanding of list, offer, creative package responsiveness, content relevancy and communications channel engagement: Direct mail, Phone, Interactive (Web, Email and Social).
Leverage Vantage's automated and proprietary segmentation, modeling and scoring solutions and other data assets to continually improve and optimize campaign performance.
Lead the charge to share insights from the customer data needed to drive next day sales while building longer-term business.
Required Skills and Experience
7-10 years' experience in direct or database marketing - analytics, direct marketing test design, response analysis, ROI analysis, segmentation analysis, customer profiling, etc.
3-5 years' experience with database querying tools, languages and analytical platforms supporting database marketing such as marketing automation and campaign management software solutions. Specific experience with SQL, SAS, Adobe Marketing Suite (Neolane), Business Objects preferred.
Travel industry experience strongly preferred.
BA/BS with significant coursework in marketing, mathematics or economics, MBA or equivalent preferred.
Creative thinking, exceptional analytical skills coupled with solid business foundation, particularly in Database Marketing.
An innovative, positive, and self-directed attitude – interested in "figuring out" solutions.
Deep hands-on experience in multi-channel, multi-wave (trigger) direct marketing operations, strategy and analysis.
Ability to integrate data to new or existing database structures.
Ability to mine data, using query language(s) to create data for program development support.
Marketing program forecasting, measurement and assessment.
Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills.
Strong detail orientation, ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and accountability to get the job done.
Are you interested in this Director of Brand Marketing position with Vantage Deluxe World Travel in Boston, MA? Then please apply for this position. Additional Opportunities are available in the careers section of our website www.vantagetravel.com, please check them out!
Equal Opportunity Employer
Vantage Deluxe World Travel is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Circulation Manager Operations
The primary role of the Operations Manager is the effective management of the home delivery distribution operation of the San Antonio Express-News and Commercial delivery products. This position oversees product control for all Express-News products handled by the home delivery, single copy, and free publication distribution networks. This position oversees all home delivery employees, contracted haulers and carriers. This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, motivating and managing all distribution center employees. The incumbent is responsible for managing contractual agreements with independent contractors. This position has direct oversight of all day-to-day distribution operations and is responsible for providing our customers with excellent customer service.
Manage the daily distribution of all San Antonio Express-New and Commercial Products.
Develop initiatives to meet company's delivery standards while maintaining optimal route structures.
Ensure a departmental commitment to customer service.
Ensure that non-daily product verification procedures are in place and adhered to.
Promote circulation growth through implementation of service and carrier retention programs.
Prepare and administer department budgets.
Develop, maintain, and improve departmental KPI's
Ensure goodwill between company and independent carrier force and ensure carrier compliance with contract terms, taking appropriate action when contract terms are violated.
Responsibilities include recruitment, hiring, training and development for all distribution employees.
Responsible for developing and implementing carrier recruitment programs.
Aid and assist the Distribution Director in other departmental projects and assignments as deemed appropriate.
Identify best practices and assist in implementation across the other Hearst Newspapers.
Lead, train, and develop distribution employees to meet company's customer satisfaction goals.
Work with Production, Advertising, Sales, Finance, and Editorial teams as needed to deliver the best possible end product to consumers.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience, Skills, Licenses, Certification, Education Required:
Four-year college degree preferred and four to six years management experience in a newspaper or consumer product environment; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Strong leadership and communication skills are needed.
Excellent planning, organization and follow through abilities are needed.
Ability to work all hours. Primarily nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
Ability to balance a schedule that includes nights, early mornings, weekends, holidays, and business hours as needed.
Skill sets: MS Office, Excel, Word, Outlook, and other analytical tools, highly organized, demonstrated written and verbal communication skills; customer centric.
Daytime Circulation Supervisor
For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That's why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.
The Daytime Circulation Supervisor is responsible for the operation of the circulation desk including staffing the desk, hiring and supervising student workers, responding to requests or problems of library patrons and in addition supports interlibrary loan operations.
Supervise Circulation desk including opening the library M-F
Interpret library policies for patrons
Hire, train and schedule student assistants
Assign tasks to student assistants and supervise their work
Process interlibrary loan requests – Borrowing for MCPHS students
Backup interlibrary loan Lending as needed
Participate in the library reserves processing team
Run overdue notice reports and other related circulation reports as assigned
Represent MCPHS on the FLO Circ/Doc Committee
Attend to printers and photocopy machines as needed
Compile statistics as needed for Annual report or Accreditation reports
Assist in research
Assist in basic instruction
Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.
Customer service experience
Library experience or LIS candidate strongly preferred
Supervisory experience strongly preferred
Experience with library circulation systems
Experience with interlibrary loan
Familiarity with Voyager software
MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.
Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are encouraged to apply.
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