Library Clerk — Red Hook Public Library

Library Clerk

Red Hook Public Library

About Red Hook Library:
Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 1935, the library made its home in a mid-nineteenth century octagonal building based on the designs of Orson Squire Fowler. Since 2013, it has been designated a five-star library by Library Journal, and in 2015 was a finalist for the Best Small Library in America Award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2015 it was awarded the Joseph F. Shubert Library Excellence Award.

About the Position:
Red Hook Public Library is seeking a positive, energetic library clerk to work 12-20 hours per week.
Applicants must be flexible, responsible, proficient with a wide range of technology, and have obsessive attention to detail. Successful applicants will be committed to providing exemplary service to patrons while ensuring patron privacy.
The selected applicant will be joining a dedicated, collaborative, creative team and have the pleasure of working in a fun, engaging environment with plenty of opportunity to grow.

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training:
Applicants must be high school graduates with working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office products, and the internet. Familiarity with the Sierra integrated library system is a plus, as is library experience and a healthy sense of humor. References will be requested.

Salary & Schedule:
The position offers a wage of $11 per hour with no benefits.  This is a non-competitive Civil Service position. Regular schedule will include weekdays, evenings, and occasional Saturdays.

To Apply:
Resumes & meaningful cover letters may be sent to