Job Title: Readers Services Asssistant
Part Time
20 hrs./week.
Position Description: 

If you would thrive at a job where “work, learn & play” is the motto for the employees as well as the patrons, this is your job.  The award-winning Des Plaines Public Library is searching for a part-time Readers’ Services Assistant who loves books, movies, music and working with people.  We are seeking someone who has a broad knowledge of fiction and is fluent with online searching, digital downloading and social networking.  Responsibilities include selecting titles for our fiction and documentary collections; writing book reviews, bibliographies and blog posts; doing community outreach; creating programs and displays; instructing patrons about our digital collections and our digital devices as well as serving our wonderful patrons at the Readers’ Services desk.   You must have a Bachelor’s Degree and one year customer service experience OR two years college and three years library or bookstore experience, and a valid driver’s license.

Salary is $16.75

This part-time position is 20 hours per week. Hours are: Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and every other Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Send your application, resume and cover letter to Jennifer Steurer, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016. Application materials must be received by Friday, April 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Full job description and application are available at EOE/M/F.

DeadlineApr 1, 2016
Application Contact: Jennifer Steurer
Apply To: 
Des Plaines Public Library

1501 Ellinwood St

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Phone: 847-376-2794
Fax: 847-827-4161
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