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Library Clerk

Company: Olathe Unified School
Location: Olathe
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Classified (non-teaching)/Support

Date Posted:

POSITION TITLE: Library Clerk - Elementary (8:00am-3:30pm)
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Mahaffie Elementary School
HOURS OF WORK: 7 Hours Daily/ Number of work-days dependent upon yearly calendars
STATUS: Classified - Non-Exempt, Full Time
HOURLY: $11.15

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assisting with clerical tasks, managing the library catalog circulation, and supporting the library media specialist. This position is expected to inventory, locate, and provide library resources for staff and students. The library clerk may be assigned to student supervision duties including but not limited to lunchroom supervision and added support for certified staff members during recess duty. Additionally, they may be assigned to provide added support to building office staff as needed.

This position is part of the Choose an item. library team and reports to the library media specialist and building administrator.


  • Assists administrators, students, staff, and teachers in borrowing and locating digital and print resources for use in classrooms and for class assignments.
  • Assists in organizing student aides and/or volunteers.
  • Completes daily circulation activities.
  • Contacts Help Desk for computer and equipment repairs.
  • Helps library media specialist organize and prepare student activities and instructional materials.
  • Maintains the library materials inventory.
  • Processes and repairs library books, media materials, periodicals, and software.
  • Processes notices for damaged, missing, and/or overdue library materials.
  • May be assigned to lunchroom supervision, added support for certified staff members during recess duty and other student supervision duties as needed.
  • May be assigned to support the building office staff as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Previous experience in a library environment preferred. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills.
      • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
      • High degree of confidentiality, motivation, and responsibility.
      • Demonstrated ability in analyzing, compiling, and organizing data.
      • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment.
      • Highly collaborative team player.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, etc.).
      • Ability to self-initiate areas of opportunity, make recommendations for improvement, and follow up as necessary to achieve desired results.

        This position requires the performance of light work. The position must be able to discern and prepare data to communicate information with parents, staff, and students. The position requires occasionally moving between buildings and at times remaining in a stationary position.

        The position is performed in a generally hazard free environment and a clean atmosphere.


        The statements above are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. This document describes the position currently available. Olathe Public Schools reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

        Olathe Public Schools prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity in its programs, activities or employment as required by applicable federal and state laws.

        CLEARANCES REQUIRED: Background Clearance, TB Test

Keywords: Olathe Unified School, Olathe , Library Clerk, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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