Addison Public Library — IT Services Clerk

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Job Title: IT Services Clerk
Part Time
34 hours per (two-week) pay period. Required to work from 5-9pm on Thursdays or Wednesdays and 1-2 Saturdays per month, plus some weekday daytime hours.
Starting at $14.01 per hour. Depending on experience and qualifications. Benefits include paid vacation time and sick leave.
Position Description: 

Are you a customer-service oriented and tech-savvy person? Can you communicate clearly and effectively with public and staff? Are you familiar with Windows and Mac computers, web searching and emailing, Microsoft Office and Google Docs, Apple and Android tablets/smartphones with various apps, WiFi connection, printing, scanning and photocopying? Do you love helping people at different skill levels learn how to use a variety of technologies? Will you enjoy helping people be creative at our Makerspace? Are you capable of basic equipment troubleshooting? Do you have the ability to multitask, set priorites, make independent decisions, exercise discretion and maintain composure to meet patron and staff needs?

The Addison Public Library is looking for a qualified part-time Information Technology Services Clerk to provide training and assistance to patrons using computers and other library equipment as well as online resources and software applications. You are expected to instruct patrons with varying levels of technical ability in one-on-one and group settings on the use of technology. You will need to perform routine maintenance tasks on public computer workstations, printers and other equipment. You will also be promoting library technology programs and services. You are expected to stay current with technologies via continuing education. You will also need to be willing to take on other duties to help fulfill the library’s mission and goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1.      Extensive knowledge of hardware and software, including but not limited to: desktop computer, printer, scanner; laptop, tablet, smartphone and other mobile devices; Windows/OS/Android/iOS operating systems; Microsoft Office, Google Docs; Apple/Google creative apps; web searching and emailing; resume creation and editing; WiFi connection and printing, etc.

2.      Ability to perform basic troubleshooting on computers and other equipment.

3.      Ability to work and communicate effectively with public and staff.

4.      Ability to train computer users of all ages and skill levels.

5.      Ability to set priorities, make independent decisions, and exercise discretion with patrons and staff.

6.      Ability to handle multiple tasks, follow through tasks to completion, and meet deadlines.

7.      Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations.

8.      Physical ability and manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard, telephone, and other office equipment, read computer screens.

9.      Ability to reach, bend, and lift.

10.   Ability to move freely throughout the building.

11.   Bilingualism (English/Spanish or English/Polish) preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalency. Some college preferred.

Experience: One year related experience.

Evening and weekend hours required.

Access to transportation required.

If you enjoy working in a team environment to serve a diverse population in our community, please submit your application (cover letter, resume and three references) to at your earliest convenience.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

Prairie State College, Chicago Heights — Library Circulation Assistant

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Posting Number H0071P
Classification Hourly
Position Number HLIBCA03
Position Title Library Circulation Assistant
Status of Position Hourly – Year Round
FLSA Non Exempt
Position Summary
Circulates library materials and provides general library services to library users.

Reporting Relationship
Direct reporting relationship to the Library Technology Manager/Head of Access Services

Essential Responsibilities
1. Circulates materials and equipment from the library.

2. Retrieves materials from behind the library circulation desk (magazines, A/V materials, reserves) for library users.

3. Creates and edits PSC patron records in the automated circulation system.

4. Assists students with using the online catalog and locating materials within the library.

5. Collects monies from library users including, but not limited to, service fees, overdue fines and replacement costs for library materials.

6. Assists with the operation of the public copy machines and ensures the copy machines and library printers are operational.

7. Shelves materials, reads assigned shelves daily and completes shelf reading forms.

8. Maintains library organization and cleanliness; gathers materials for counting in house use.

9. Schedules and provides access to student study rooms.

10. Tracks daily patron count throughout the day.

11. Enforces library policies and procedures; contacts security to assist with maintaining an academic atmosphere as necessary.

12. Assists in the computer lab with basic tech questions (e.g. printing, e-mail, WebAdvisor, D2L).

13. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned consistent with the role of this position.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications
1. High School Diploma and 2 years customer service work experience.

2. Must pass a Library of Congress shelving test as determined by the Library Services Manager to be eligible for employment.

3. Ability to use the automated circulation system, online catalog and other computer based applications.

4. Demonstrated oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Associate’s Degree.

2. Work experience in a school or community college setting.

3. Work experience in an academic or public library.

4. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of computer programs.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days
Mon.- Wed. 4:30pm – 8:30pm, Sat 9:45am -2:00pm

Posting Date 10/27/2015
Closing Date 11/13/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants
All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.

Fox River Valley Public Library District, Dundee — Account Services Clerk

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Job Title: Account Services Clerk
Part Time
8 hours/week
$12.59 per hour
Position Description: 

If your idea of a perfect job is extending a warm welcome to all who visit, and bringing joy to a child by issuing her first library card, we’d love to have you join the team at the Fox River Valley Libraries.  We have an opening for a part-time Account Services Clerk at our Dundee Library facility.

Job requirements include:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Minimum one year experience working in a customer service position
  • Some college required – LTA or coursework in progress a plus
  • Ability to write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

Applications must be submitted electronically.  Visit our website for a full job description, qualifications and application instructions.   Our Account Services staff members work in a team environment, sharing the duties required to provide full customer service to patrons of all ages.  Successful applicants will be comfortable with the technologies necessary to help patrons navigate the library environment in person, by phone, and online.

Position will be open until filled. 

To apply send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Human Resources:

No phone calls, please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

Apply To: 
Fox River Valley Public Library District

555 Barrington Ave

East Dundee, IL

River Grove Public Library District — Circulation Services Clerk

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Job Title: Circulation Services Clerk
Part Time
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 5-9 P.M. Saturday: 10-5 (on a rotating basis)
Position Description: 

The River Grove Public Library District is seeking a part-time Circulation Services Clerk.  In this position you will be dealing directly with patrons and visitors. Candidates should have a positive attitude, work well in a team environment, and have excellent customer services skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Checking materials in and out
  • Issuing and renewing library cards
  • Assisting patrons with printing, photocopying, and basic computer help
  • Collecting fees
  • Answering the telephone and directing calls
  • Reserve  materials for patrons
  • Processing holds and magazines
  • Shelving materials
  • Other duties as assigned


Excellent communication skills, commitment to superior customer service, ability to lift 25 lbs., push a book cart, a High School Diploma or GED, and willingness to learn.

If you’d like to be part of our team, please send a cover letter and resume to

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Anastasia Daskalos
Apply To: 
River Grove Public Library District

8638 West Grand Avenue

River Grove, IL 60171

Phone: (708)453-4484

The Glenside Public Library District — Circulation Services Clerk

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Job Title: Circulation Services Clerk
Part Time
Hours: Tuesdays 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Wednesdays 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Rotating Saturdays and Sundays
$13.05 – $18.02 There are no benefits associated with this position.
Position Description: 

Responsibilities include providing direct public service duties which include the check-in and check-out of library materials, library card registrations, placing holds, calling patrons that holds are ready for pick-up, collecting fines and fees, processing overdue materials, answering the telephone, and other duties as assigned.
Requirements are a high school diploma or GED equivalency examination, the ability to communicate effectively in English (both orally and written), and at least one year experience in a job with direct customer service.  The successful candidate must provide excellent customer service, must be highly organized and accurate, and must have a flexible schedule and a good sense of humor.
Experience working within the circulation department of a library is desirable.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Tom Bartenfelder
Apply To: 
The Glenside Public Library District

25 E Fullerton Ave

Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Phone: 630-260-1550

Naperville Public Library — 30Hr. Computer Lab Associate

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Job Title: 30Hr. Computer Lab Associate
Part Time
Position Description: 

The Computer Lab Associate understands and follows the mission and values of NPL. Provides customer service and technology assistance in the Library Computer Labs. Performs duties to manage the operation of the computer lab and assists users with problem resolution. Maintains and operates computer hardware and software. Enforces the Library’s Policy #255 Public Access Computers in a professional and respectful way. Assists Help Desk with hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. Facilitates smoother user transition to technology, especially for those who are less familiar with technology tools. Develops computer and technology training for library users and staff in individual and group settings. Collaborates with other staff as needed and assists in creating a positive environment.  Interested applicants are encouraged to read the job description and work schedule carefully and submit an online application along with a resume and proof of highest level of education (4yr degree/diploma or transcripts) by Wednesday, November 18, 2015.

Application Contact: Corinne Brombosz
Apply To: 
Naperville Public Library

2035 S. Naper Blvd.

Naperville, IL 60565

Phone: 630-637-2227
Fax: 630-548-2701

Clarendon Hills Public Library — Part-Time Circulation Clerk

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Job Description: The Clarendon Hills Public Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Clerk. This position performs all Circulation Desk functions, including checking materials in and out, issuing library cards, accepting and processing reserve requests, answering and routing telephone calls, and interacting with patrons.

Schedule: This is a part-time position, 19 hours/week.  We are looking for someone who is available to work Mondays, 9 am – 1 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 5 pm; and Saturdays, 9 am – 4 pm.

Salary: $10.00/hour

Requirements: Applicants must have a commitment to excellent customer service, be able to use computer technology in a library setting, and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent.   Preference given to LTA or MLS students.


Contact: To apply, send cover letter and resume to Lori Craft, Clarendon Hills Public Library, 7 N Prospect Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 or email

Deadline for Applications:  November 16, 2015

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