Adult Services Part-time Reference Desk Associate (2nd position) – Poplar Creek Public Library/Adult Services

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Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, alternating weekends and off on Wednesday.

Must be able to work the following hours: Part-time 20 hours per week. Three evenings per week (4:30 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.) and every other weekend (both Saturday 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Applicant must be able to work this schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, alternating weekends and off on Wednesday.

Reference Desk Associate works at Adult Services Reference Desk. Also works at Reader’s Advisory and AV/Media Desk as assigned. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks, to work both work alone and under close supervision, and to handle confidential information. Tasks include locating library materials using online catalog, assisting patrons on public computers, answering phones, assisting the Reference librarian and LTAs, shelving Reference materials, covering desk for meals and breaks, assisting with bibliographies and displays, and other assigned projects. Must have excellent public service and communication skills. Must be able to accompany people to nonfiction books and the computer areas.

A high school diploma or GED plus a combination of education beyond high school and/or library experience required. Must know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite and keyboarding skills and must be able to search the online catalog. Ability to speak Spanish or other languages a plus. $9.50 per hour.

If interested, please fill out an application available at the Reference Desk, Reader’s Advisory or Media Desk. A downloadable application is available at http://www.poplarcreeklibrary.org by clicking on About the Library and selecting Employment Opportunities. The application may be returned to Reference Desk or mailed to Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services, Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL 60107, or email a scanned copy to jbeckman@poplarcreeklibrary.org.

No telephone calls please.

Poplar Creek Public Library/Adult Services – Adult Services Part-time Reference Desk Associate

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Part-time 20 hours per week. Three evenings per week (4:30 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.) and every other weekend (both Saturday 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Applicant must be able to work this schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, alternating weekends and off on Thursday

Position Description:

Reference Desk Associate works at Adult Services Reference Desk. Also works at Reader’s Advisory and AV/Media Desk as assigned. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks, to work both work alone and under close supervision, and to handle confidential information. Tasks include locating library materials using online catalog, assisting patrons on public computers, answering phones, assisting the Reference librarian and LTAs, shelving Reference materials, covering desk for meals and breaks, assisting with bibliographies and displays, and other assigned projects. Must have excellent public service and communication skills. Must be able to accompany people to nonfiction books and the computer areas.

A high school diploma or GED plus a combination of education beyond high school and/or library experience required. Must know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite and keyboarding skills and must be able to search the online catalog. Ability to speak Spanish or other languages a plus. $9.50 per hour.

If interested, please fill out an application available at the Reference Desk, Reader’s Advisory or Media Desk. A downloadable application is available at http://www.poplarcreeklibrary.org by clicking on About the Library and selecting Employment Opportunities. The application may be returned to Reference Desk or mailed to Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services, Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL 60107, or email a scanned copy to jbeckman@poplarcreeklibrary.org.

No telephone calls please.

College of DuPage Library – PT Library Assistant IV

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https://cod.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19949&job=library-assistant-iv-p-t-cp1n14833lrc

Position Title:

Library Assistant IV (P/T), CP1N14833LRC

Position Number:

CP1N14833LRC

Department:

Library – LRC

Position Type:

Part time – PT

Pay Type:

Hourly Non-Exempt

Salary Range:

11

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; 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.

Schaumburg Township District Library – 2 p.t. Reception Assistants

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FT/PT:
Part Time
Hours:
Mondays-8:30 am to 2:30 pm; Wednesdays-8:30 am to 2:30 pm; Fridays-8 am to 2 pm; 4th Sundays-4:30 to 9; 5th Sundays-4:30-9:00 pm
Salary:
$11.39 or commensurate with direct experience
Position Description:

We are looking for an optimistic, dependable, and approachable person to join our staff as a Reception Assistant in our Circulation Department. Staff are responsible for making our customers feel welcome and providing efficient and accurate customer service. Staff are also responsible for answering phones and helping direct Community Service workers.

Proficiency with technology is required. One years’ experience working in a library, retail, or hospitality setting is strongly preferred. Candidate must be able to read and organize materials according to Library standards. Speaking a second language is preferred but not required. On-the-job training will be provided. The job may entail standing, walking, lifting, bending, pushing and carrying.

Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2014
To Apply
Application Contact: Human Resources Director
Apply To:
Schaumburg Township District Library
130 S. Roselle Road
Schaumburg , IL 60193
Phone: 847-985-4000
See map: Google Maps
Email:
Employment@stdl.org
For More Information:
http://schaumburglibrary.org

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora – Head of Technical Services

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The Library is a member of the northern Illinois RAILS Library System and part of RAILS MAGIC Library Consortium. The Messenger Public Library of North Aurora Illinois is an EEO employer.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (exempt salaried position) including evenings and weekends.

Salary: $45,008 Benefits: Include the following: Health/dental insurance, disability and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Pension, optional deferred 457b compensation plan, vacation, sick, holiday, and personal days.

Primary Job Responsibilities: • Responsible for managing and overseeing the operations of the Library’s Technical Services Department. Main responsibilities to overseeing the acquisitions and cataloging of library materials. Familiarity with MARC/RDA, original and copy cataloging. • Provide training, guidance, leadership and supervision to the Cataloging and Acquisitions Staff of the Technical Services Department. • Member of the Library Management Team. • Main support liaison for the Messenger Public Library Sirsi-Dynx ILS with the RAILS Illinois Library System’s MAGIC (Multitype Automation Group In Cooperation) Library Consortium. • Manager/Supervisor in-charge of facilities and staff one evening per week and one weekend per month. • Keeping current with developments in the profession. • Participates with the Library Management Team in the planning and implementing new library services. Required

Qualifications:  Preferred: Masters in Library and Information Science. Will give consideration to applicants with non-MLS (holding a B.A. and or LTA Certificate) with supervisory and work experience in at Technical Services Department of a Public Library.  Three years or more working In a Public Library Technical Services Department  Supervisory, management and budget experience in a public library environment  Experience using SIRSI-Dynix Workflows, Enterprise Online Catalog, and Technical Services and Acquisition/EDI Software System  Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to work independently and as a team leader  Comfortable working with new technologies and innovations in a constantly evolving environment  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels  Strong oral and written communication skills  Excellent customer service and team work skills  Desire Spanish language skills

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references via email to G. Kevin Davis, Library Administrator – director@messengerp|.org . Accepting applications until job is filled. No phone calls accepted regarding this position.

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