Job Title: Branch Assistant II
Part Time
Average of 17 hrs/week
Position Description: 

Are you an innovative individual who is tech savvy, excels at providing extraordinary customer service and fostering a collaborative work environment where teamwork thrives? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a part-time Branch Assistant to join our team. This position is 17 hours per week and located at our Prospect Heights branch. We serve 67,000 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.

This position serves the members of the Indian Trails Library District by providing a wide variety of high quality materials, programs, and services for individuals of all ages. Assist individuals of all ages to find information and locate materials, recommend materials through a variety of media and inquiry sources, plan and execute programs for age appropriate programs, maintain a safe and orderly atmosphere at the branch library, register patrons for library cards and maintain accurate patron and item records in the library’s database.

This opportunity requires: Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 2 years relevant experience, excellent customer service, interpersonal, and organizational skills, fluency in a second language highly desirable, familiarity with and interest in providing programs for all ages including crafts for children, knowledge of relevant software and equipment, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with an ethnically and age diverse public and staff, and to work independently and with interruptions, ability to read computer screens; type accurately; and to move about the service area easily; and push and pull carts weighing up to 40 pounds as well as lift and sorts materials of various weights up to 50 pounds.

Must have reliable transportation and be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Hourly rate of $16.58. To apply, send resume via e-mail to HR at hr@itpld.orgPlease include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline: Oct 31, 2015