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Bibliographic Services Clerk

High Plains Library District

Greeley, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$13.65 to $18.47 per Hour   Calculate


Greeley, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Bibliographic Services Clerk



Sorts and distributes materials and interoffice mail; processes new materials; mends materials; discards withdrawn materials.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

30% - COURIER AND PROSPECTOR SORTING - Receives deliveries of library materials by answering door, signing for receipt, arranging and sorting shipments and bins, and informing employees of arrival of packages; sorts prospector bins and bundles prospector returns.  (Essential)

30% - PROCESSING – Adds barcodes and RFID tags, jackets and covers books, and repackages new and old items.  (Essential)

10% - CIRCULATION – Checks in returned materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location; runs DSS holds lists and routes materials to their hold locations; prints and processes overdue notices for the district.   (Essential)

10%- MENDING AND DISCARDING MATERIALS – Mends and maintains materials in all formats; processes withdrawn materials by updating ILS holdings and properly disposes of physical materials.  (Essential)

10% - MAIL DISTRIBUTION - Distributes inter-office mail and USPS mail by placing item in appropriate mailbox, sorts according to destination, and returns mail that is delivered to the wrong address.  (Essential)

5% - PACKAGE RECEIVING - Unpacks boxes, checks contents against packing slip, checks for damage, and places new materials on carts for processing.  (Essential)

5% - OTHER DUTIES – Shelves books, breaks down boxes, and assists 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 Sierra

Able to work independently as well as cooperatively

Able to operate various office equipment including copiers

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.


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

Additional Info & Requirements

Pay Grade: 26
Compensation/Benefits: $13.65 - $18.47 /hr; full-time benefits
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Hours: 15 hrs/wk; Some days, evenings, and weekends
Location: Administration Offices, Greeley, CO 80631

Department: Collection Resources
Supervisor:  Collection Resources Manager
Supervises:  None
Deadline:Open until filled


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HR Info

1.888.861.READ (7323)

Posted Feb 27, 2023