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Job Title: Collection Development Aide
Part-time position: Non-exempt position (19 hours per week).
$9.88 per hour
Position Description:
Fountaindale Public Library District, which proudly serves the diverse community of Bolingbrook, Illinois, is seeking an individual to perform all duties necessary to maintain attractive materials displays throughout the library and assist with a variety of Collection Development duties.

The schedule for each position is listed as follows:

Aide Position 1:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday: Noon – 4:00 pm

Aide Position 2:

Tuesday, Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Duties: Keep New Books Areas looking neat and inviting. This includes putting attractive materials face out and straightening materials on shelves. Books should be shelf read to make sure they are in the correct Dewey Decimal order. Remove books from the shelves when they are too crowded by using the dates marked on the “new” stickers. Use the library’s computer system to change shelving locations and remove the stickers from the spines. Keep all book and other material displays in the building stocked. If the same books have not circulated, they would need to be changed regularly. Locate specific items on the shelves based upon lists as assigned. Examples of lists would include items for displays, items being considered for discard, items that are missing or items that need to be recataloged. Use the library’s computer system to create electronic carts of materials. Mark materials that are being withdrawn. Disable RFID tags on items being withdrawn. Do inventories of specific collections as assigned. This would involve using a laptop computer with a scanner to scan the barcodes of each individual items in a specific collection. Fill book bags on bag racks. Assist with boxing up withdrawn materials. Assists with special projects as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Entry level position. Two years of high school required.

Experience: No experience necessary.

Skills: Office & Library Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Ability to arrange materials in call number (alphabetical and numerical) order. Basic knowledge of productivity suites. Ability to exercise reasonable and independent judgment and discretion. Ability to adapt to and effectively implement change. Ability to effectively use a variety of tablets and similar devices.

Communication Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Speaking skills in other languages, particularly Spanish, is a plus. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff and public. Ability to stay calm and effective in difficult situations. Ability to empathize and relate to the needs of all patrons and visitors to the library. Ability to adapt to change.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to push a cart weighing 100 pounds, ability to lift and carry up to and 50 pounds occasionally and up to 10 pounds frequently. Position requires standing for prolonged periods of time.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment. Part-time position. Requires some weekend work.

Please visit the library’s website at www.fountaindale.org for additional information and application. To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed to hr@fountaindale.org.

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

300 West Briarcliff Road

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Phone: 630-759-2102
Fax: 630-759-6180
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