Job Title:  Interlibrary Loan Specialist

Part Time
21 hours/week
Position Description: 

Are you a tech-savvy individual with an aptitude for being organized and detail-oriented? Do you excel at providing excellent customer service and like working in a collaborative work environment? If so, this opportunity may be for you! The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking an Interlibrary Loan Specialist to join our team. This position is a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 21 hours.

We serve 68,000 residents in the communities of Wheeling, Buffalo Grove and Prospect Heights. We are committed to our vision of inspiring individuals, engaging communities and enriching lives.

Some of the job duties include:

–          Search for and request interlibrary loan materials for library members and staff.

–          Respond to requests from other libraries and check library holdings for available materials.

–          Handle incoming and outgoing interlibrary loan materials and book group requests.

–          Process incoming and outgoing items (pack/unpack, sort, package, etc.).

This opportunity requires:

–          Bachelor’s degree preferred with minimum two years relevant experience, Library Technical Assistant Certificate (LTA) with minimum two years relevant experience, or five years of prior library experience.

–          Working knowledge of the scope of library resources.

–          Ability to search various databases (OCLC, library catalogs, etc.).

–          Working knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management; computer skills in a networked environment.

–          Ability to push and pull carts as well as lift and sort materials of various weights up to 35 lbs., comfortably move around service area; must be able to view computer screens, and type accurately.

Hourly rate of $14.38. To apply, send resume via e-mail to HR at Please include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline: Sep 25, 2015