Library Clerk II

City of Red Wing   Red Wing, MN   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on January 10, 2022

The City of Red Wing is accepting applications for a part-time Library Clerk II to join the team at the Public Library.

Essential Job Functions


  • Perform public reception and routine tasks at the circulation desk.
  • Check materials in and out, processing items on hold, and notifying patrons of the status of their requests; utilize the library automation computer system.
  • Collect patron fines; assess fines for damaged or lost materials.
  • Collect fees for meeting rooms and copier use.
  • Issue new, replacement, and non-resident library cards; register new patrons on the computer system.
  • Organize the checkout desk daily; open and close cash register daily.
  • Assist the public in the mechanical use of equipment as needed.
  • Accept materials for bulletin boards and lost and found items.
  • Answer direct phone calls and handle requests; provide public reception, give directions, and refer questions to appropriate staff.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the library collection; maintain book carts, perform book cleaning, and coordinate repair and return of missing items. 
  • Perform tasks related to Reference/interlibrary loan services; receive book orders, determine status, route hold and damaged items. 
  • Utilize library automation system and other computer programs to create documents, templates, emails, and reports; create signs and displays for special projects.
  • Monitor the library for unsafe situations and disruptive behavior. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience, Education, Certifications, Physical Requirements

 Experience Required: One (1) year of work experience providing direct customer service. One (1) year of previous library experience preferred.
Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or G.E.D.

  • Stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Moderate physical effort of lifting between 5 and 25 pounds on a regular basis.  
  • Required to work weekends and evenings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Alpha and numeric systems.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Thorough understanding of City’s functions, policies, and procedures.


  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Good oral and written communications and relational skills.   
  • Follow and relay oral and written instructions, policies and procedures.


  • Analytical and problem solving. 
  • Work effectively with others.
  • Provide customer service in a professional manner to patrons.

We are an EOE.


City of Red Wing

Red Wing , MN