Library Jobs for Students

Circulation Clerk

Now hiring for Fall 2019, Winter Break 2019-20, and Spring 2020

Description of Duties:

  • Circulating library materials both online and manually
  • Answering patrons' directional and policy (not reference) questions
  • Sorting and re-shelving returned materials
  • Assisting the Collection Services Librarian and other library staff as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Punctuality and dependability are required!
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks with and without supervision.
  • A calm and even temperament is indispensable; good "people skills".
  • Ability to perform repetitive, but essential tasks.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous work experience in libraries, especially circulation.
  • Familiarity with Library of Congress classification system.
  • Familiarity with microcomputers, the Web, and automated Library catalogs.

Starting Salaries:(work-study not required)

  • $10.25/hr undergraduates
  • $11.25/hr graduate student
  • $12.75/hr Phd. students

How to Apply

These positions are open only to current graduate and undergraduate students of Duke University. These are not "paid-to-study" jobs.

We are looking for confident, patient, detail-oriented individuals who can work in a dynamic environment within a well defined range of duties.

Apply online here.

Questions? Send an eMail to the Collection Services Librarian .