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Specialty Checkout Clerk

High Plains Library District

Greeley, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$12.37 to $16.73 per Hour   Calculate


Greeley, CO


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

Specialty Checkout Clerk


Processes Specialty Checkout (SCO) items for courier to libraries for patron use.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

35% - CHECKS-OUT ITEM - Prepares SCO materials for checkout to patrons, verifies patron information in Sierra to ensure patron is eligible for SCO use and contacts patrons if ineligible for checkout; prints courier slips and routes item to the correct location. (Essential)

35% - CHECKS-IN ITEM – Checks in all SCO materials; processes overdue SCO items to prevent stuck-in transit status; contacts patron and library locations when reservations are missing location information and inputs survey information; cleans all equipment returned; verifies all equipment is returned and is in working condition; works with resource owners to repair and replace items and pulls items out of circulation if needed. (Essential)

25% - REPORTING – Runs reports from LibEquip with reservation statistics and updates Excel spreadsheet.  (Essential)

5% - OTHER DUTIES – Performs other duties as assigned to assist Supervisor with projects and tasks in order to ensure the smooth operation of the department.  (Non-Essential)

Minimum Requirements:


High School diploma or GED


Skill in arranging materials in numerical and alphabetical order

Skill in basic computer operation

Or any combination of education and experience which provides the success factors. 

District Success Factors:

Focuses on the customer


Contributes to a positive work environment

Strategic thinking

Pursues personal development

Continuous improvement

Takes pride in the workplace

Emotionally intelligent


Knowledge of public library operations


Job Success Factors:

Knowledge of public library services

Skill in customer relations including dealing with difficult patrons and volatile situations

Skill in Windows, Internet Explorer and Outlook

Skill in Excel

Skill in Sierra

Able to work independently as well as cooperatively

Able to operate various office equipment including copiers

Able to arrange in numerical and alphabetical order

Physical Success Factors:

Able to manipulate and handle books

Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs

Able to lift 50 lbs.

Able to use cleaning chemicals and equipment

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info


Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Short-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability

457 Deferred Compensation Plan

Paid Leave

Additional Info & Requirements

Grade: 22 (non-exempt)

Department:  Collection Resources

Reports to:  Collection Resources Coordinator

Supervises:  None

Revised:  10/29/2018


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Posted Aug 25, 2021