Creekside Elementary, Elgin Area School District U-46 — Library Paraeducator

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Library Paraeducator

Position Type:
  Educational Assistant/Library Para Professional
Date Posted:
Creekside Elementary
Date Available:

7 hours per day Monday – Friday.
This position includes benefits.
Pay rate – minimum rate per DUEA contract.

Educator License with Stipulations: Endorsed as a Paraprofessional Educator requirements:


Glenbrook Elementary, Elgin Area School District U-46 — Library Paraprofessional

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Library Paraprofessional

Position Type:
  Educational Assistant/Library Para Professional
Date Posted:
Glenbrook Elementary
Date Available:

7 hours per day Monday – Friday.
This position includes benefits.
Pay rate – minimum rate per DUEA contract.

Educator License with Stipulations: Endorsed as a Paraprofessional Educator requirements:

Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch School District 34 — Library Media Assistant

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Library Media Assistant

Job Description

Job Type

ANTIOCH, IL  60002
Phone (847) 838-8401                                                          Fax (847) 838-8404

TITLE:   Library Media Assistant
DEPARTMENT:    Library Media
LOCATION:  All Buildings (1 per building)
REPORTS TO: District Library Media Specialist and Building Administration


  • Understand the library structure, basic understanding of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Strong background in the Windows OS
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor technology related issues (computers, iPads copiers, printers, etc.) Use and troubleshoot machines that can be easily learned from manuals or verbal instructions.
  • Communication Skills (oral, written, or business), exchange information, give/receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries, filling out forms, etc.
  • Data Recording/Record Keeping
  • Mathematical Skills, performs routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and/or percentages
  • Reading and Interpreting must be able to read and interpret routine printed materials such as charts, diagrams, maps, or instructional materials.
  • Office filing and retrieving skills, retrieving books, periodicals, and other media at the media center.
  • Ability to relate well to students and staff
  • Spelling Skills, ability to proofread work of others concerning spelling and grammatical structure.
  • Strong Typing Skills
  • Such other qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable


  • Embraces a philosophy of continuous improvement through teamwork, collaboration, and shared leadership.
  • Closely collaborates with the district’s Library Media Specialist, the Teaching & Learning Department and the Technology Department.
  • Help students properly and effectively use instructional technology (e.g. Google Accounts)
  • Manage the general operations of the computer lab and library.
  • Assist students and staff in locating and using materials in the library media center by answering questions, gathering materials, demonstrating use of equipment and software and operating AV and production equipment.
  • Act as liaison for staff to the Technology Department and to the District Library Media Specialist
  • Prepares and helps maintain a variety of written materials (e.g. inventory control, procedures, guides, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, documentation, and/or conveying information.
  • Facilitate student assessments that utilize technology
  • Transports a variety of items (e.g. equipment, supplies, etc.) for the purpose of providing materials at job site or to sending equipment in for repairs.
  • Coordinates and maintains the building technology use program for staff and library services.
  • Maintains the library collection including shelving books, adding and withdrawing items, and mending and repairing items.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and attractive environment and assists in the preparation of displays.
  • Maintains the computer catalog, shelf list and other library media files; including data entry for automated circulation and catalog systems.
  • Coordinates with other staff for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work environment and maintains confidentiality at all times.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Required to work a ten month work calendar.  Hourly wage and working conditions to be established by the Board of Education.

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually by the Building Principal with input
from the Library Media Specialist

About Hillcrest Elementary School

Antioch School District 34

800 North Main St.
Antioch, IL 60002

Pleasantdale Elementary or Middle Schools, Pleasantdale School District #107, Burr Ridge — Library Instructional Aide

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Job Description

Job Type

Support Staff-Library Media Assistant

Pleasantdale School District 107
Library Instructional Aide
Job Description and Requirements

TITLE: Library Instructional Aide

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

PURPOSE: The library instructional aide supports our library programs and enhances the library experience for our students.  The library instructional aide is directed by the district librarian and is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the library.  These functions include, but are not limited to checking out of materials, inventory and processing of materials, scheduling space/equipment, and working with parent volunteers.  The library instructional aide offers basic guidance for students and faculty in the use of the library including the online catalog, location of items in the collection, subscription databases, library website, applications on library work stations, and multimedia equipment.  The aide has the ability to work independently and manage continual interruptions and shifting job priorities.  He or she should possess excellent word processing and database skills, as well as a strong interest in working with young people.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The position requires post-secondary experience and 60 college hours are required.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with education in the field of libraries, computers, books, and audiovisual material.  Library Science degree preferred.


  • Must have Illinois Professional Educator License (Para or Educator)
  • Must meet State Education requirements for student interaction
  • Demonstrates a friendly, customer-service approach to assisting both students and staff.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff members.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks while working with interruptions.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated in job-related tasks possessing good problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and learn technology devices and library management systems.
  • Demonstrates a high level of proficiency in the use of English language in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks with limited supervision and assume clerical responsibility.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, reach and handle, as well as lift loads of books and other materials (up to 35 pounds).


  • Circulates materials and prepares overdue notices.
  • Supervises circulation desk.
  • Curates reserve collections for teachers.
  • Cleans and repairs materials as needed.
  • Organizes parent volunteers (e.g. support shelving books, book fair organization, etc.)
  • Shelves and organizes materials
  • Helps maintain the library environment (straightening up, dusting, creates bulletin boards, etc.).
  • Assists staff and students with general reference questions, including assisting with internet and other educational technology issues.
  • Assists staff and students with computer or device troubleshooting when appropriate.
  • Assists librarian in general maintenance of services as requested (laminates, repairs books, archives periodicals/newspapers, answers telephone, etc)
  • Assists with inventory.
  • Arranges for interlibrary loans and maintains appropriate interlibrary loan records and reports.
  • Prepares purchase orders.
  • Assists librarian in monitoring student behavior in the library and helps to maintain a friendly, cooperative, and productive atmosphere for students, faculty, and parents.
  • Provides informal instruction of library skills as needed to both students and staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the librarian and principal.

Performance in this position will be evaluated annually, twice annually, or at least every two years in accordance with the provisions of the applicable policies of the district.

Length of contract, salary, and benefits as established by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

About Pleasantdale Elementary or Middle Schools

Pleasantdale School District #107

7450 S. Wolf Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Mount Prospect Public Library — Page/Shelver – Collection Management

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Job Title: Page/Shelver – Collection Management
Part Time
Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday Noon to 4 pm. Alternating (one day per weekend): Saturday 9 am to 1 pm or Sunday noon to 4 pm
$8.27 per hour
Position Description: 

Part-time Page position available. Major responsibility is shelving library materials. Required to pass a skills exercise on the alphabetical and numerical arrangement of library materials. High school diploma or student. $8.27 per hour.

Tuesday and Thursday   Noon to 4 pm

Alternating (one day per weekend):
Saturday   9 am to 1 pm
Sunday   noon to 4 pm

For full job description and how to apply:

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Human Resources
Apply To: 
Mount Prospect Public Library

10 S. Emerson Street

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Oak Lawn Public Library — Circulation Services Coordinator, Full-time

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Job Title: Circulation Services Coordinator, Full-time
Full Time
37.5 hrs per week
$36,277.44 to $52,081.92
Position Description: 

The Customer Services Department Circulation/ILL/Outreach unit, has a position opening for a full-time Circulation Services Coordinator, Grade VIII. This is a 37.5 hour per week “exempt” position with a full benefits package, per the current Personnel Policy. Benefits include: Vacation, sick, birthday holiday, personal leave allowance, health, dental, and vision insurance, IMRF pension plan and life insurance. The position reports to the Customer Services Department Head. Work schedule includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours, as required. The current salary range is $36,277.44 to $52,081.92 per year.

The major functions of this position is to supervise the effecient operation of the Circulation Service Desk involving the direct circulation of library materials to the public while providing excellent customer service. Some regular duties include: supervising, training, scheduling, and assigning work to staff; interpreting and enforcing library policies; creating manuals and tutorials for Customer Service staff training; facilitating internal communication within the department; assisting in the planning, coordination, and implementation of projects and services within and between departments; maintaining circulation records and patron databases; processing notices and maintaining procedures to ensure the appropriate handling of bills, fines, and receipt of revenues associated with the circulation and return of library materials.

College, specialized library training, or related library experience is highly desirable, including knowledge of Sirsi-Dynix, integrated library systems (ILS) and Microsoft Office products is a plus. Supervisory and related work experience is required.

Must have ability to work effectively with people and to organize time efficiently. Must have ability to comprehend and relate to changes as they occur in applicable computer software and to train library staff to utilize software effectively. Must be able to work with library’s IT Department on user related problems related to the network, circulation and interlibrary loan equipment. Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds (adults and children) and to exercise tact and discretion in handling public service difficulties is essential.For detailed

If interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter, application or resume, and three references to by May 27, 2016.

Deadline: May 27, 2016
Application Contact: Judy Texter, Human Resources Coordinator
Apply To: 
Oak Lawn Public Library

9427 S Raymond Ave

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone: (708) 422-4990

Poplar Creek Public Library District — Children’s In-House Programmer

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Job Title: Children’s In-House Programmer
Part Time
20 hours per week: Mondays 1-5, Tues/Thurs/Fri 9-1, Wednesdays 5-9. Other evenings and weekends as needed.
$17.19 per hour
Position Description: 

The Children’s Department of the Poplar Creek Public Library is looking for an energetic, FUN, customer-service oriented individual for an In-House Programming position. Duties include weekly storytimes and programs to preschool-aged children and families, library tours, a busy children’s reference desk and other programs as needed. This position will require the ability to adapt quickly. Qualifications include LTA certification and/or college coursework in Early Childhood Education. Bilingual a plus. Please submit cover letter, resume, three references and download the application form from the website.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Elizabeth Drennan
Apply To: 
Poplar Creek Public Library District

1405 S. Park Avenue

Streamwood, IL 60107

Phone: 6308376800

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