Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
  • - Collections and Technical Services Department
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • minimum $11.03
  • Hourly
  • Part Time



Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library

If you are a creative and curious person who enjoys working in an organization that focuses on providing delightful experiences, then we encourage you to join our team. Our mission is to cultivate curiosity by creating wonder, which is what we strive to do each and every day. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves. 

EVPL Central
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47713

Finding its home in the heart of Evansville, EVPL Central provides information, resources, and support to the city's dynamic downtown residential, cultural, and business communities as well as to Vanderburgh County at large. Distinguished by its landmark Evansville Kiwanis Clock, the 145,000 square foot facility offers extended hours and a wide variety of amenities that include meeting and study spaces, the beautifully appointed Indiana Room, and a U.S. Passport facility. EVPL Central is dedicated to providing our community with the resources it needs. We are proud to offer WiFi, public computer access, printers, and more. 

Materials Transfer Clerk

Hours: Part-time 20 hours

Must be available to work all public service hours; including evenings, weekends, and Sunday.

 Start Date: Immediately

My Work

I will be an organized and skilled worker when processing, moving or transferring library materials. I recognize I must maintain related records regarding library materials for tracking and communication purposes. In conjunction with my coworkers, I will prioritize my tasks to guarantee all materials are transferred in a timely manner for displays or book sales. Furthermore, when reporting monthly statistics, I will confirm all information is accurate and up to date to avoid miscommunications or confusion with management.

My Role in a Learning Organization
I know that to a library user I am the library, whether I am on the job, riding a bus, or checking out at the grocery store. In my role as the Library, beyond my positional role: I have a positive mental attitude and enthusiastic role. I have a positive mental attitude and enthusiasm for the work I do and as an organizational citizen.  I display initiative to delight a customer with prudent but extraordinary customer service.  I communicate with library users, colleagues, community members in an effective, enthusiastic and respectful manner. I am honest and act with integrity and respect. I have a team role to work collaboratively and with respect with colleagues and other teams. I strive to have good organizational skills and work well under pressure. I am dependable and hardworking. I have a career development role.  I am curious, and am willing to learn and develop new skills. I have an innovator and continuous improvement role. I strive to be innovative and work toward continuous improvement. I am self-motivated and intuitive about the work I do. I make practical suggestions for workplace improvements I show persistence in the work I do.

My Positional Role
In cooperation with the Collection Services Manager, Materials Transfer Coordinator, and other colleagues, I will advance the Library's mission, vision, strategic priorities and brand by being a curious and engaged learner, sharing my ideas. Withdrawing and transferring library materials; transferring and moving related materials frequently weighing 45 to 60 pounds between library locations; modifying related records accordingly. Including disabling bar codes and RFID tags.

What I Need to Know About the Physical Requirements
My work requires the frequent exertion of up to 45 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 60 pounds of force; work regularly requires using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires sitting, speaking or hearing and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).


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EVPL is an equal opportunity employer.

We conduct background checks as part of our pre-employement screening process and follow all EEOC and FCRA regulations regarding the use of criminal records in the hiring process.


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