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Position Information

Posting Number 167
Position Library Circulation Assistant
Classification Classified
Temporary/Contractual No
Employee Type Part Time
Pay Grade C6
Salary Information Minimum: $15.63 Hourly
Grant Funded No
Work Year 12 Months
Other Work Year Specification Fall and spring semesters, summer hours may vary
Work Week Other
Other Work Week Specification 4:00pm to 8:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and 9:00am to 1:00pm every other Saturday (fall and spring semesters). Summer hours may vary.
Exempt/ Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Typical Work Schedule
Bargaining Unit Eligible Yes
Position Summary Provide friendly, courteous service to Library patrons and to maintain Library circulation routines for resources and equipment in conjunction with established procedures.
Reports to Dean of Library
Essential Functions and Responsibilities • Circulate library materials
• Process new library patron records, issue library cards
• Update and maintain patron records
• Refer library users to Reference Librarians for research assistance
• Assist users with photocopiers, library AV equipment, and computers
• Assist users in locating Library resources
• Maintain an orderly public services area by shelving, shelf-reading, shifting collections, cleaning, equipment maintenance, and moving furniture, as needed
• Collect and record Library fines and fees for overdue and lost Library materials; apply personal restrictions in the ERP, where applicable
• Collect money for printing and provide change for photocopiers
• Answer telephone inquiries
• Perform opening and closing procedures as scheduled
• Make sure library is secure (as part of opening and closing procedures, and ongoing during hours of operation) and request assistance from Campus Security, whenever necessary
• Prepare records, reports, and statistics related to circulation activities and public services on a regular, ongoing basis
• Maintain an inventory of circulation, reserve, and interlibrary loan supplies and forms; initiate orders/order requests and replenish supplies
• Process overdue fees
• Process interlibrary loan requests in accordance with interlibrary loan guidelines
• Process Reserve Materials
• Check in and maintain periodical holdings.
• Work in conjunction with student workers and library volunteers
• Monitor the condition of library facilities and furnishings and report items that require attention to Dean of Library
• Process patron holds
• Assist with technical services projects (materials processing, deletions, etc.)
• Participate in the library inventory process
• Implement library policies and guidelines
• Update library signage (including hours signs) and library literature, as needed
• Create library displays
• Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Qualifications High School graduate or equivalent
Additional Qualifications Two years related recent experience
Desired Qualifications Some college background
Skills and Specifications • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to learn technological applications
• Typing, filing, telephone skills
• Ability to perform detail work
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to use judgment in performing circulation duties
• Willingness to upgrade skills by attending on/off campus training sessions
• Maturity and sense of responsibility
• Ability to work under pressure
• Physical stamina, ability to pull, push, and safely lift 40 pounds unassisted
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Ability to work in a safe and secure work environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands
• Ability to use computers for data entry, word processing, and/or accounting purposes
• Commitment and respect for diversity
• Commitment to the College mission and goals
• Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
Additional Skills and Specifications
Employment Contingencies Criminal Background Check
Location Crystal Lake – Main Campus
Applications accepted until the position is filled Yes
Application Deadline Date
Application Review Begins 05/06/2016
Applicable Benefits
Additional Information/QuickLinks
Special Instructions to Applicants
Testing Requirements No testing required

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a high school diploma, or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have at least two years of recent related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Transcript 1