Clerical Aide – Upper Marlboro, MD

Application Period:   January 16 – 22, 2020

Work Schedule:  Mon & Wed: 3-7pm; Sat 10-2pm

Job Summary: Provides a wide range of administrative and clerical support duties. Assists library customers with general requests and inquires.

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as front desk support (e.g. answers phones and greets public) and provides assistance to library customers.
  • Performs routine data entry including entering customer information into library database.
  • Creates and maintains office files and department records appropriately.
  • Maintains display areas and posts community notices.
  • Sorts library materials and places items back on appropriate shelves.
  • Maintains neat and organized workspace and ensures customer materials are returned to proper locations at the end of each day.
  • Collects customer fines/fees as needed.
  • Communicates with internal and external customers.
  • Coordinates and distributes office supply orders as needed.
  • Acts as an ambassador and advocate for the library.
  • Attends meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
  • Assists with special projects as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Minor (14-17) with work permit; high school diploma / GED.
  • One year of related experience including working in a library setting preferred.
  • Basic cash handling experience. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to gain working knowledge of Prince George’s County Memorial Library System’s practices, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to act as a representative of Prince George’s County Memorial Library System’s to the public.
  • Ability to shelve 100 books per hour.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with volunteers.
  • Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word, electronic databases, e-mail, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.

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