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Thank you for your interest in the Putnam County Public Library. We are excited you are considering joining our team.

PCPL is an equal opportunity employer and considers all individuals without regard to sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, participation in military service or any other protected status. PCPL will comply with its obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

All open positions are listed below. Please fill out a form online or visit the Circulation Desk for a printed form. 

We have no open positions at this time. 

Job Description:
This part-time position performs responsible and varied technical library services in the processing of materials and retention of library books, materials, and supplies; performs general library technical and clerical work as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*The technical services department’s general operations include physical and electronic materials cataloging checking, printing labels, and materials processing.
*Serves as secondary cataloger/ Cataloger checker
*Unpack packages, receives, and route all library materials to appropriate departments.
*Withdraws library materials, deletes titles from the database and prepares items for recycling when appropriate.
*Mending all library materials (print & nonprint).
*Participates in professional organizations, workshops, and continuing education opportunities for Library Certification
*The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
*Other duties as assigned

*A high school diploma or equivalent
*Library work experience (preferred)
*Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System (preferred)
*Knowledge of Evergreen Indiana, and OCLC WorldCat (preferred)
*Good computer skills; familiar with word processing, spreadsheet software
*Good typing skills
*Ability to follow oral and written instructions
*Good oral and written communication skills
*Working knowledge of MARC cataloging. (preferred)
*Ability to type accurately.
*Ability to maintain accurate files and records.
*Strong background in computers, technology, and non-print materials formats
*Ability to exhibit good judgment and establish effective working relationships with colleagues

Job Details:
*Part-time without benefits
20 – 25 hours
*Day shift will be required starting 9 a.m.
*Starting Salary range $12-$14 per hour

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