College of DuPage – Student Processing Ass’t

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Position Title:

Library Processing Assistant, SC1PROCASSTLRC (SU17)

Position Number:

SC1PROCASSTLRC/SF1PROCASSTLRC

Department:

Library – LRC

Position Type:

Student Employee – ST

Pay Type:

Hourly Non-Exempt

Salary Range:

$8.50 per hour

Function of Position:

To assist with processing materials in the Technical Services/Periodicals area in the Library.

Duties of Position:

 

  • Process new library print materials and checks for accuracy
  • Types and applies labels to library print materials using a computer with general office programs and specialized library software
  • Processes overflow of audio visual materials
  • Helps with processing and discarding withdrawn materials from the library collection
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Education:

EDUCATION:
Required:

THIS IS A STUDENT JOB.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours if applying for the fall, winter, or spring term OR must be enrolled in at least 1 credit hour during the summer term.
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
(If a first semester student, cumulative GPA is waived.)

If a Student qualifies for Federal Work Study, the Student will be hired as a Federal Work Study employee to utilize these funds.

Preferred:
Library Technical Assistant (LTA) student

EXPERIENCE:
Required: 

Accurate typing skills and the ability to type and write legibly on narrow labels
Detail oriented and able to perform highly repetitive duties
Ability to maintain concentration and accuracy are very important
Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions and flexibility to perform diverse duties
Able to communicate with office personnel

Preferred: 
Library/bookstore work experience a plus
Consideration will be given to student who can work two or more consecutive semesters
Equipment & Working Conditions:

Equipment and Machines used:
Computer, label workstation, library online catalog, Microsoft Office

Photocopier and other office equipment

Working Conditions:

  • Professional office atmosphere, must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Standing, book cart pushing, shelving of books and periodicals
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Must be able to reach cabinets and shelving 6 feet high with the use of a step stool
  • Must be able to lift and shelve heavy books/bound periodicals

 

This student position may require taking one or more of the following test(s) below at the college expense.

  • Typing
  • Handwriting
  • Filing
  • Physical
  • Drug
  • Background Check

Offer of employment will be contingent upon completion and satisfactory results of the test(s) mentioned above.

College of DuPage – Library Assistant IV (P/T), CP1N14833LRC

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Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 9, 2017
Library – LRC
Function of Position:

Answer directional, ready reference, and assignment-based or career-related research questions, as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service. Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in the use of the Library website to search catalogs, indexes and databases, and the Web; in finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources; and in locating library materials available in the College of DuPage Library and other libraries. Assist and instruct students in paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.

Duties of Position:

  • Answer directional, ready reference, reference, and assignment-based research questions; as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service.
  • Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in using Library computers to search catalogs, indexes and databases, research guides, and the Web. Assist and instruct patrons in printing from Library databases and the Internet. Help students with assignments requiring the use of print and electronic sources.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in selecting appropriate resources and tools, creating search strategies, and finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources, including special collections such as the Philanthropy Center and the College and Career Information Center.
  • Support career exploration instruction offered by faculty librarians and COD counselors and advisors.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in searching for and interpreting periodical citations and printing articles from the electronic sources. Help patrons locate periodical titles in the Library and at area libraries, using online catalogs or help place an Interlibrary Loan request.
  • Assist and instruct students, in research paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.
  • Assist patrons in selecting and accessing appropriate software from the applications programs listed on the Library menu screen. Answer basic questions about the programs and refers patrons to software manuals for in-depth information. Assist in printing documents.
  • Support the work of the Reference Librarians in collection development, in maintaining and updating the Reference, Ready Reference materials, and College and Career collections materials, and in keeping Library web pages and handouts accurate and current.
  • Monitor and enforce Library Policies and Rules of Behavior.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

REQUIRED :

EXPERIENCE:

One (1) year library work experience. Public services experience. Proficiency in written and spoken English.

EDUCATION:

Library Technical Assistant Certificate or equivalent Library Science coursework; two (2) years of college.

PREFERRED :

EXPERIENCE:

Two (2) years’ library work experience.

EDUCATION:

Library Technical Assistant Certificate & Associates Degree.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Computers – networked Library computers and wireless laptops, laser and color printers; copy card readers; copy card dispensers; black and white and color copy machine; multi-line telephone and a variety of audiovisual equipment for patron use such as Monitor/Players, Slide/Tape Players, and specialized equipment used by the visually impaired.

Busy public service area; must have excellent people skills; must be flexible and willing to adjust to last minute situations. Must be able to spend extended periods of time at a computer keyboard and monitor. Vision adequate to read a variety of print materials and computer screens.

Work Schedule:

This support staff position is for an average 17.75 hours per week. These are the assigned, regular shifts, when classes are in session:

1 Sunday in rotation of 4-noon-6:15pm

Mondays 5pm-10:15pm

Thursdays 4pm-10:15pm

Fridays noon-4:45pm

Some shifts affected are:

Summer Semester, when the College is closed on Fridays and Saturdays and Breaks, when classes are not in session, there are no evening hours and the Library is closed on weekends.

Additionally, there is the possibility to substitute for more hours. You can apply for this position online at https://cod.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=39360&job=library-assistant-iv-p-t-cp1n14833lrc

College of DuPage – Library Page, CPRN14395LRC

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Library – LRC
Function of Position:

Assist in resource sharing and collection maintenance.

Duties of Position:

  • Pull items for resource sharing, including; ILL requests, CARLI Universal Borrowing, and items requested by COD library patrons.
  • Pull journal articles and scan for ILL lending.
  • Process early morning resource sharing deliveries from RAILS.
  • Use Library of Congress classification to maintain collection order.
  • Collect daily newspaper deliveries and other Library materials.
  • Deal tactfully and effectively with a wide variety of library users and co-workers.
  • other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

REQUIRED:

EXPERIENCE: Proficiency in written and spoken English.

EDUCATION: High school diploma.

PREFERRED:

EXPERIENCE: One year customer service.

EDUCATION: Associate Degree.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Photocopiers; library computer system and all of its related equipment and functions; multiple software programs; and audiovisual equipment.

Busy public service area; must be flexible and willing to adjust to last minute situations. Attention to detail and good organizational skills are needed. Must be able to stand for extended period of time. Must be able to reach shelf height of 6 feet. Must be able to spend extended periods of time at a computer keyboard and monitor. Vision adequate to read a variety of print materials and computer screens.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

You can apply for this position online at https://cod.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=41601&job=library-page-cprn14395lrc

Palatine Public Library – Technical Services Associate I

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PALATINE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Technical Services Associate I DEPT.: Technical Services
REPORTS TO: Technical Services Manager CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
Objective:
Perform responsibilities in technical areas of specialization in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Palatine Public Library District.
Duties:
1. Order, receive, invoice, withdraw, and claim materials in the Innovative database.
2. Prepare orders for materials and place orders with appropriate vendors.
3. Process and label materials.
4. Enter and edit records in the database.
5. Maintain standing order database and files.
6. Perform database cleanup.
7. Sort mail for appropriate departments.
8. Resolve minor material order issues with vendors.
9. May maintain inventory and presentation of book nook.
10. Order department supplies.
11. Participate in department meetings, library meetings and serve on library committees as appropriate.
12. Continue professional development by attending conferences, workshops, etc. in order to maintain current expertise in appropriate areas.
13. Complete special projects as assigned.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience:
3-6 months customer service and/or data entry experience desired.
Skills:
Office & Library Job Description Page 1 of 3 November 2014
Technical Services Library Associate I
• Ability to work with efficiency, skill, accuracy and appropriate speed
• Knowledge of and ability to carry out policies and procedures
• Ability to read library material labels in order to comprehend and put in correct order
• Ability to alphabetize correctly and to understand numerical arrangement utilizing the decimal point (Dewey Decimal Classification)
• Ability to accurately retrieve information and materials from shelves
Communication
• Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
• Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing
• Ability to read and understand written information and instructions
• Ability to read information from computer monitors
• Ability to adapt communication style
• Ability to communicate skillfully, accurately and pleasantly in person, on the telephone, via email, and online
Customer Service
• Ability to use good judgment following procedures in support of library policies
• Ability to empathize and relate to patron needs, exploring beyond the initial question to determine the actual information desired
• Ability to work effectively and courteously with staff
• Ability to work efficiently and calmly during busy periods and with frequent interruptions
• Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm, capable manner
• Ability to provide excellent customer service at all times
Organizational
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently organize work
• Ability to exercise initiative and to make appropriate independent decisions
• Ability to work in a supportive manner with colleagues and managers
• Ability to consistently complete and follow-up on departmental jobs
• Knowledge of library policies and procedures
• Knowledge of materials/services available at the Library
• Knowledge of physical organization of the building and functions of the various departments within the Library
Technology
• Ability to type and enter data into computer accurately Job Description Page 2 of 3 November 2014
Technical Services Library Associate I
• Proficiency in the use of personal computing technologies, including: desktops, laptops, tablets, current operating systems, and Internet applications required
• Knowledge of Windows platforms and Windows Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Internet Explorer)
• Knowledge about and/or experience communicating via social media channels
• Fluency in successfully searching library catalogs and research databases
• Experience with integrated library systems (Innovative systems preferred)
• Ability to troubleshoot minor problems with computers and peripherals
• Demonstrates ease and comfort with emerging technologies
Supervisory Responsibility:
None.
Contacts:
Internal:
Library staff and management
External:
Vendors
Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.
Physical requirements include: speaking, hearing, vision and keyboarding ability sufficient to adequately perform the job, ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds and lift and carry up to 20 pounds occasionally.
Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a typical library environment. Full or part-time position. May require some weekend and evening work.

Villa Park P.L.- Public Services Assistant in Youth Services

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Villa Park Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage

Part Time
Hours: The Public Services Assistant in Youth Services “A” position averages 13.5 hours a week. The Public Services Assistant in Youth Services “B” position averages 13 hours a week.
Salary: $11.50/hour, depending on qualifications

The Villa Park Public Library seeks two versatile, reliable, service-oriented individuals to become our new Public Services Assistants in Youth Services. Join a team that is committed to providing a high level of service to the public and works with patrons of all ages. We are looking for active self-starters who have genuine interest in working with youth and families.

Key responsibilities include working at our Information Desk where we assist patrons with identifying and locating materials, answer reference questions, and provide readers’ advisory services, homework help, and instructional support. Other responsibilities include programming for youth, such as story times for young children and families, and assisting with program registrations and preparations. Additional duties may include creating and maintaining booklists and displays, and special projects as assigned.

The Public Services Assistant in Youth Services “A” position averages 13.5 hours a week. It requires the following shifts: 8:45 am–1:00 pm every Wednesday; 1:00–9:00 pm every Thursday; one shift every eighth week on Saturdays from 9:00 am–5:00 pm; and one shift every other Sunday from 1:00–5:00 pm. There are no Sunday shifts between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

The Public Services Assistant in Youth Services “B” position averages 13 hours a week. It requires the following shifts: 1:00–9:00 pm every Wednesday; 12:30–5:00 pm every Thursday; one shift every eighth week on Saturdays from 9:00 am–5:00 pm; and one shift every fourth Sunday from 1:00–5:00 pm. There are no Sunday shifts between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree are preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Application Contact:
Jean Jansen, Youth Services Manager
Apply To:
Villa Park Public Library

305 S. Ardmore Ave.

Villa Park , IL 60181

Illinois

Naperville P.L. – 20Hr. Children’s Services Associate

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Employer/Library: Naperville Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage

Part Time
Hours:
Monday 9:00am-1:00pm Tuesday 9:00am-1:00pm Wednesday OFF Thursday 4:00pm-9:00pm Friday 9:00am-1:00pm Friday 12:30pm-9:00pm (once every 8 weeks) Once every 4 weeks Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Salary:
$17.52/Hr.

The Children’s Services Associate understands and follows the mission and values of the Library. Provides reference and Readers’ Advisory service to library customers, assisting library users in the use of digital and print resources, planning and conducting programs, assisting with the juvenile collection management and promoting library resources and services. Proactively participates in outreach activities. Collaborates with other staff members as needed and assists in creating a positive environment.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Date below
Deadline Date:
Friday, May 26, 2017
Application Note:

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our Jobs Webpage to carefully review the job description and work schedule and submit an online application.

Benefits

  • Annual Vacation Accrual: 3 weeks per year
  • Holidays: 7 days per year
  • Annual Sick Accrual: 12 days per year
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
  • Health Benefits available for 30+ Hour Positions
Apply To:
Naperville Public Library

2035 S. Naper Blvd.

Naperville , IL 60565

Illinois

North Aurora P.L.- Library Associate – Youth and Teen Services

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Employer/Library: Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
Library Type: Public Library
County: Kane

Part Time
Hours: 20 hours/week
Salary: $13.83/hour

Job Description: Are you enthusiastic, dedicated to excellent customer service, and passionate about working with children, teens and families? The ideal candidate wants to: provide excellent reference and readers’ advisory services; build relationships with our patrons, schools and community; and encourage literacy and a love of learning for all ages. This opportunity is great for experienced library workers interested in working directly with the public and those who want to learn about delivering public library youth services.

The Youth & Teen Services Department serves children birth – 18 years old and their caregivers. Primary responsibilities include: readers’ advisory and reference services, collection management, displays and clerical tasks.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or LTA certification required
  • Strong commitment to customer/public service
  • Knowledge of current technology
  • Prior experience working with children, teens, and caregivers
  • Positive, organized, and able to work individually and as a team member

Bonus:

  • Knowledge of children’s and teen literature
  • Spanish-language skills

Benefits: Optional deferred 457b compensation plan and paid time off (PTO) after first full year of employment. This position will participate in IMRF (IL Municipal Retirement Fund).

The Messenger Public Library of North Aurora Illinois (www.messengerpl.org) is an EEO employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Application Note:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email only.

Application Contact:
Michelle Kurczak, Head of Youth & Teen Services
Apply To:
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

113 Oak Street

North Aurora , IL 60542

Illinois

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