Palatine Public Library District — Branch Library Associate

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Job Title: Branch Library Associate
Part Time
15 hours a week – Mondays 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the North Hoffman Branch and Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Rand Road Branch
$13.67 per hour
Position Description: 

The Palatine Public Library District has an immediate opening for a friendly, enthusiastic and service-oriented individual to work at both branch locations, and the main library as needed. Primary responsibilities include providing basic reference and readers advisory services to patrons of all ages, checking in and out library material, issuing new and replacement library cards, assisting with programs, and shelving library material. For the locations of all Palatine Public Library District facilities and a complete job description visit

Qualifications include:

High school diploma or equivalent

Previous clerical experience in a comparable business or library preferred

Proficiency in the use of personal computing technologies

Bi-lingual preferred

Courteous and service oriented

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Human Resources Department
Apply To: 
Palatine Public Library District

700 N. North Court

Palatine, IL 60067

St. Charles Public Library District — Circulation Assistant B-Technology

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Job Title: Circulation Assistant B-Technology
Full Time
38 hours a week to include days, evenings and weekends.
$15.28-$19.10 an hour, depending on experience
Position Description: 

Duties: Serve as the circulation staff resource for current and emerging technologies. Train circulation staff on circulation functions and other technology as assigned.

Manage reports as assigned.  Assist patrons and perform circulation duties.

Communicate effectively with patrons and staff, in both face to face and digital interactions.

Qualifications: Excellent customer service skills and computer skills. Prior customer service experience is required. Experience in a public library with a comparable ILS (SIRSI) preferred.  Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally.

Physical Demands:  Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally, ability to sit, reach, stoop, kneel or crouch, push book cart

Deadline: Oct 12, 2015

Application Contact: Fran Venegas

Apply To: 
St. Charles Public Library District

One South Sixth Ave

St. Charles, IL 60174

Phone: 630-584-0076
Fax: 630-584-9262

College of DuPage — Circulation Assistant

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Position Title: Circulation Assistant, SC1CIRCULLRC (FA15)
Position Number: SC1CIRCULLRC
Department: Library – LRC
Position Type: Student Employee – ST
Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $8.50 per hour
Function of Position:

Assist in the Circulation area of the Library.

Duties of Position:
  • Delivery and pick up of audio visual equipment.
  • Shelving of books and media in the library.
  • Cleaning and limited inventory of AV equipment.
Experience and Education:


High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Fall/Spring semester or 1 credit hour for Summer semester.
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
If a first semester student, GPA requirement is waived.

Excellent English communication skills including the ability to read well.

Must be able to push heavy equipment cart and book truck.
Background Required.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

AV equipment, projectors, VHS/monitors, book truck.

This position requires frequent bending, stretching and lifting.

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

– Filing
– Typing
– Physical
– Background Check – REQUIRED
Offer of employment will be contingent upon completion and satisfactory results of the test(s) mentioned above.

College of DuPage — Library Monitor

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Position Title: Library Monitor (P/T), CP1N14393LRC
Position Number: CP1N14393LRC
Department: Library – LRC
Position Type: Part time – PT
Pay Type: Hourly Non-Exempt
Schedule: 10-2 Monday through Friday
Salary Range: 6
Function of Position:

Promote and maintain a quiet and safe environment for Library patrons that is conducive to research and learning.

Duties of Position:
  • Monitor all areas of the Library watching for behavior not compliant with Library policy.
  • Act as Library representative to explain Library policy and quiet zones.
  • Mediation of conflicts, approaching patrons creating a hostile environment and referring situations to COD Police Department when warranted.
  • Responsible for emergency evacuation in assigned areas of the Library.
  • Pick up materials needing reshelving from carrels and stacks and place them in a central spot to be taken to the Circulation Desk at an appropriate time. (This is only to be done after observing the materials unattended for longer than one hour.)
  • Report concerns, damages, and needed repairs to appropriate Library staff member.
  • Assist in closing procedures by making rounds of the Library, and seeing that all patrons have left the Library.
  • Answer directional questions and provide triage to Library service desks.
  • Assist CCIC personnel, reference librarians and circulation staff with patron needs or problems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience and Education:



6 months working with the public. Proficiency in spoken English.


High School diploma or equivalent.



1 year working in a library.


1 year college.

Equipment & Working Conditions:

Person must be reliable and willing to address people who are being disruptive or need referral to another location in the Library. Some bending and stooping required. Mobile to monitor entire Library. Mobile to climb stairs.

Clearview Elementary School, Waukegan — Library Aide

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JobID: 3945
Position Type: Support Staff/Library Media Assistant

Closing Date: 10/01/2015
Date Posted: 9/25/2015
Location: Clearview Elementary School

Library Aide

Library Assistant is directly responsible to the school principal in coordination with the Coordinator of Library Media Department.  Library Assistant will provide for the organization and circulation of school library media center materials.

Responsibilities:   (1) Assist staff in locating, circulating, and utilizing library materials: print and non-print; (2) Schedule the use of the school library media center in coordination with the building principal; (3) Serve as a liaison between the building staff and District Library Media Services; (4) Assist in the coordination of district-wide library and reading initiatives and participate in district library media services staff meetings; (5) Assist students in locating and utilizing library materials; print and non-print, and equipment in the LMC; (6) Circulate materials and maintain overdue list and notify students, parents, and the building principal of the cost of lost and or overdue materials; (7) Keep library materials ready for circulation by replacing worn pockets, used book cards and date due slips and repairing items; (8) Make arrangements for the replacement of lost or worn materials and supplies, repair of broken library equipment; (9) Complete beginning and End of the Year activities as established by the District Library Media Coordinator; (10) Provide coordinator and principal with listing of gift materials, book fair and materials added to the collection; (11) Any other school and/or district library media duties as assigned by the building principal or the district coordinator during regularly scheduled workday.

Qualifications: (1) High School diploma or equivalent; (2) 60 College Credits or Associate Degree; (3) Illinois Teacher Aide Approval; (4) Ability to pass the paraprofessional basic skills test administered in the Human Resources Officer, 1201 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60085

Salary:   Per contract

Additional Information:  8 hours day/ 40 hours a weeks

Application Deadline:  Candidates must submit an online application to be received by closing date.

Only applications received online will be considered for interviews

Boxer Library at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Lake County — Library Clerk

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Position Title Library Clerk
Department Learning Resource Center
Employment Group Staff
FLSA Non-Exempt
Part Time
Temporary? No
Site Location RFUMS Main Campus (MAIN)
Grant Funded No
Salary Grade 9

Job Description Summary
The Boxer Library at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science invites applications for a part-time Library Clerk. The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. The Library Clerk will assist in the daily operation of the Boxer Library, including the provision of circulation services and answering patron questions. Hours are 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources.

Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates in the United States and worldwide.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The mission of Rosalind Franklin University is “to serve the nation through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the health of its people”. Life in Discovery.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Perform all evening circulation desk duties:
•Check in/out/renew monograph, serials, anatomical models, and other circulating/reserve items;
•Shelve and help maintain Reserve Collection;
•Input new patron records and update existing patron records in Alexandria cataloging system;
•Assist with creation/maintenance of other basic catalog records;
•Assist with the processing of Interlibrary loan and print scanning requests;
•Assist with the maintenance of circulating and reserve collection;
•Assist with collection shifting, weeding, and other library space planning activities;
•Assist with general maintenance of library environment, including cleaning dry-erase boards, rebooting/troubleshooting computers, returning furniture to original location, etc.;
•Answer phone in a professional manner and route calls appropriately;
•Answer email questions in a professional manner and route messages appropriately;
•Assist patrons in locating materials;
•Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor(s) and library staff as needed.

Required Education & Experience
•High school diploma or GED equivalent;
•Basic library and/or clerical experience;
•Basic computer and software skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Strong verbal and written communication skills;
•Excellent organization skills;
•Strong attention to detail;
•Ability to create a courteous and pleasant first impression of the Library;
•Strong customer service skills;
•Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and library patrons (faculty, staff, and students);
•Demonstrate computer proficiency, especially in Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel;
•Flexibility to deal with multiple or unexpected tasks and patrons simultaneously.
•Must achieve a background check clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
•Experience working in a library environment, including familiarity with circulation services, reference, and electronic resources;
•LTA degree;
•Current enrollment in a graduate-level library science porgram.

Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions
•Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
•Selected candidate must achieve the positive results of a background check.
•Work is normally performed in a typical interior/ office work environment. Limited physical effort required.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date 09/17/2015
Open Until Filled Yes
PeopleAdmin Posting Number 20110726

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Warrenville Public Library District — Adult Services Associate

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Job Title:  Adult Services Associate
 Part Time
Hours: 16
 $14.80/hour DOQ
Position Description: 

Warrenville Public Library District is seeking an energetic, innovative and creative individual to work part–time in a friendly, patron–focused environment. Essential duties include reference, readers’ advisory, outreach, programming and technical assistance on public computers, mobile devices and electronic resources. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Bachelor’s degree or LTA Certificate plus one year successful experience providing public library services.
  • One year successful experience in a position with public interaction.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish highly desirable.
  •  Additional qualifications as outlined in the job description.

Deadline:  Oct 2, 2015

Application Contact:  Leila Heath
Apply To: 

Warrenville Public Library District

28W751 Stafford Place

Warrenville, IL 60555

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