Job Title: Technical Services Supervisor
Part Time
20 hours per week including night and weekend hours
Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 DOQ

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Library Director, performs responsible and varied paraprofessional, technical, and clerical work for the Library in the area of technical services.  Plans, organizes, and manages the proper functioning of the technical services department on a daily basis.  Also assists patrons in the use of library services, equipment, and facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understands and is able to perform all jobs related to library technical services, including but not limited to: cataloging and classifying library materials; maintaining an accurate, up-to-date database of library holdings; and physically processing items being added to and withdrawn from the collection
  • Maintains consistency in the cataloging, classification, and physical processing of library materials
  • Monitors the daily operation of the online cataloging system, and acts as local liaison with the network (SWAN) on technical services matters
  • Recommends work procedures following professional standards; communicates with the Library Director regarding Technical Services policies and procedures
  • Inventories and reports Technical Services supply needs.

Supervision Exercised: Supervises staff and volunteers assigned to Technical Services Department

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understands the latest professional cataloging and classification rules, plus library processing conventions
  • Ability to organize work for efficient use of time
  • Ability to word process and type with reasonable speed and exceptional accuracy
  • Ability to keep records accurately
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public, with the library’s business contacts, and with other staff
  • Ability to work independently

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. LTA Preferred. A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience working in a public library and familiarity with automated integrated library systems and online searching preferred.

Full/Part Time & Hours: Part Time, 20 hours per week including evening and weekend hours.

Salary: Salary $15.00 – $17.00 per hour, based upon qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

Application Contact: Ted Bodewes, Director
Apply To: 
North Riverside Public Library

2400 S DesPlaines Ave

North Riverside, IL 60546

Phone: 708-447-0869
Fax: 708-447-0526