Clerical Assistant – Business and Technology, SC1BUSTCSBTEC (FA16) Needed ASAP

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Department:Business & Technology – BTEC
Position Type:Student Employee – ST
Pay Type:Hourly Non-Exempt
Salary Range:$8.50 per hour
Function of Position:Assist office staff. (LTA program is part of Business and Technology. Excellent experience for LTA student as more projects will be completed in this job.)
Duties of Position:

Phone calls.

Disseminate information about division disciplines and school.

Copy, fax.

Deliveries and pick-ups to various locations around campus.

Mail distribution.

Maintain supply of forms and supplies.

Distribution of forms, filing, light computer work.

Assist staff.

Experience and Education: (Excellent experience for LTA student as more projects will be completed in this job.)


Typing 35 WPM. Must be dependable and punctual. Good communication skills. Excellent English language and customer service skills. Self-starter and team player. Preference given to candidates who will work more than 1 semester.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Fall/Spring semester or 1 credit hour for Summer semester.
Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
If a first semester student, GPA requirement is waived.

If a Student qualifies for Federal Work Study, the Student will be hired as a Federal Work Study employee to utilize these funds.

Equipment & Working Conditions:


Multi-line phone. Copy machine. PC. Typewriter. Fax.

Carrying/lifting of boxes may be required. Work is performed in a fast-paced office with heavy public contact and frequent interruptions. Interface with students, faculty, administrators and classified staff.

Hours: Flexible 15-20 per week

This student position may require taking one or more of the following test(s) below at the college expense.

– Filing
– Typing
– Physical
– Background Check

Offer of employment will be contingent upon completion and satisfactory results of the test(s) mentioned above.

Deerfield Public Library — Patron Services Assistant

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Part Time
12-15 hours per week

You make the patron’s experience at the library by enthusiastically greeting people and welcoming them into our library.


  • You enjoy people and provide warm and friendly service both in person and on the phone.
  • You provide an outstanding library experience to everyone by assisting them with self-checkout, library card registration or help them with their account.
  • You are completely confident with computers and technology; you can help our library users with their basic computer needs as well as anticipate the use of programs or apps that may be better suited for them, starting with: e-mail, answering Microsoft product questions, and navigating the Internet as well as helping with printing, faxing, scanning and copying.
  • You are extremely responsible and reliable; you coordinate the opening and closing of the library. When we open our doors, you are ready and the library is neat, organized and ready for the day.
  • You recommend the promotions, programs and services available at the library.
  • You are scrupulously careful handling cash transactions for our patrons.
  • You do the right thing; other tasks may be required to ensure excellent service to our community.
  • For a full job description, please visit our website and go to the About Us


  • Position Requirements
  • High school degree, some college preferred
  • Experience in a library circulation department a plus.
  • Computer literacy with current MS Office proficiency.  Mac experience a plus.
  • Accurate cash handling skills
  • Must be available Friday afternoons and Saturdays. Other shifts are flexible.


Your job will involve your being “on the move” in our library: You will stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.

To Apply

Deadline Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Application Note: 

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Ellen Kaiser

Patron Services Manager

Application Contact:
Ellen Kaiser
Apply To:
Deerfield Public Library

Acorn Public Library District — Circulation Clerk

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Part Time
19 hours per week
$10.00 per hour

The Acorn Public Library District is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with the public to join its staff as a full time Circulation Clerk.  As a Circulation Clerk, you will work closely with the entire Library staff to serve patrons.   Excellent customer service skills and the flexibility to work mornings, evenings and weekends are required.  Applicant must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.


Represent the Library in a positive fashion to all visitors and guests.  Provide assistance at the front desk which will include checking library materials in and out; creating and renewing library cards; answering and routing all incoming telephone calls; maintaining reserve materials for patrons; processing the pick list and transit materials; emptying book drop as required; assisting patrons with faxing, public computers, copier and self-checkout station; collecting fines and following up on overdue materials; following up on missing, assumed lost and claims returned items; performing opening/closing procedures and performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned.



Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school curriculum or equivalent.


Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications as well as web-based utilities and applications.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Please email cover letter, resume and references to  No phone calls please.
Application Contact: Jane Young, Head of Circulation
Apply To: 
Acorn Public Library District

15624 S. Central Ave.

Oak Forest , IL 60452

Phone: 708-687-3700

Lemont Public Library District — Children’s Services Associate, Grade 3

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Part Time
12-16 hours
$13-14 an hour without MLS and $17-18 per hour with an MLS, DOQ.

Lemont Public Library District is looking for a team player who has a passion for children, their caregivers, and for bringing the joy of reading to their lives.  If you also have an enthusiasm for a wide range of children’s books and love to be creative and inventive, then we are looking for you!  This is a 12 to 16 hour per week position. Schedule is varied and includes weekdays, evenings and the occasional weekend day.  The starting pay rate is $13-14 an hour without MLS and $17-18 per hour with an MLS, DOQ.


  • Provide reference assistance, technology, and readers’ advisory service
  • Participate in the operation of the youth services department.
  • Assist patrons with using the library catalog, computers, and other library resources.
  • Offer creative ideas and insight into program planning for the youth services department.
  • Assist with programming for children through age 11.
  • Be a team player in the planning and implementation of the annual summer reading program.
  • Assist in endeavors that advances literacy and create excellent and positive experiences for children and parents.


  • Will consider those with a completed Bachelor’s degree and also MLS.
  • Minimum of two years youth services experience in a school or public library is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of trends in youth literature and programming.
  • Familiarity with computers, Microsoft Office


To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Mary Inman
Apply To:
50 East Wend St.

Lemont , IL 60439

Phone: 630-257-6541
Fax: 630-257-7737

Highwood Public Library — Patron Services Associate

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Part Time
16 Hours per Week; Evening and Weekend Hours
$11.00 per hour

The Highwood Public Library is looking for someone with a strong public service attitude to help staff the public service desk.  The person filling this position will have the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks during the course of a day.  Typical duties include: performing all circulation functions; assisting patrons with locating materials in the library as well as at other libraries; answering reference questions; assisting  patrons with use of the computers; receiving and processing materials; monitoring the use of the library; and other tasks as needed.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills; be proficient in the use of computers – especially Microsoft products; be interested in learning new skills; and be willing to perform a variety of tasks.  Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.

An MLS degree is also preferred, but the library will consider candidates who have the experience or skills to perform the job successfully.

This position requires approximately 16 hours per week and includes evening and weekend hours.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Director
Apply To: 

Highwood Public Library

102 Highwood Ave.

Highwood , IL 60040

Phone: 847-432-5404
Fax: 847-432-5806

Batavia Public Library District — Youth Services Assistant – 2 positions

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Part Time
Schedule for both positions is 12-15 hours per week and includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours as assigned.
$15.75/hour, depending upon qualifications.

Batavia Public Library District, Youth Services team, has two positions open for enthusiastic, creative, friendly, public service-oriented individuals who enjoy working with children. Batavia Public Library serves a district population of 26,562 from a 54,000-square-foot facility that opened in 2002.

Responsibilities: The selected individuals will utilize Library technologies and traditional Library resources to assist patrons of all ages, prepare and present storytimes and other programs, as well as other duties as needed.


Required: Bachelor’s degree or experience working with youth both in group setting and individually, as demonstrated in employment history or completion of library courses including material for youth.  Strong people skills, a team player who works well with others, excellent personal computer, customer service, and communication skills also required, as well as a broad reading knowledge of current children’s literature and dedication to service.

Preferred: Experience working with children in a library or school setting.


Batavia Public Library District is an equal-opportunity employer. Inquiries are encouraged from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the Library.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: 

If you are interested in joining our Youth Services team please send a letter of interest, detailed resume, and contact information for at least three professional references to: YS Recruiter, Batavia Public Library District, 10 S. Batavia Avenue, Batavia, Illinois 60510.


Electronic submissions (using Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to are encouraged. Please put “YS Assistant” in the subject line. Applications received by October 10, 2016 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Contact: Youth Services Recruiter
Apply To: 
Batavia Public Library

10 South Batavia Avenue

Batavia , IL 60510

Fax: 630-879-9118

Prairie State College — Library Circulation Assistant Part-Time

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Position Title Library Circulation Assistant Part-Time
Status of Position Hourly – Semester
FLSA Non Exempt
Position Summary Circulates library materials and provides general library services to library users.
Reporting Relationship Direct reporting relationship to the Library Technology Manager/Head of Access Services
Essential Responsibilities 1. Circulates materials and equipment from the library.

2. Retrieves materials from behind the library circulation desk (magazines, A/V materials, reserves) for library users.

3. Creates and edits PSC patron records in the automated circulation system.

4. Assists students with using the online catalog and locating materials within the library.

5. Collects monies from library users including, but not limited to, service fees, overdue fines and replacement costs for library materials.

6. Assists with the operation of the public copy machines and ensures the copy machines and library printers are operational.

7. Shelves materials, reads assigned shelves daily and completes shelf reading forms.

8. Maintains library organization and cleanliness; gathers materials for counting in house use.

9. Schedules and provides access to student study rooms.

10. Tracks daily patron count throughout the day.

11. Enforces library policies and procedures; contacts security to assist with maintaining an academic atmosphere as necessary.

12. Assists in the computer lab with basic tech questions (e.g. printing, e-mail, WebAdvisor, D2L).

13. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned consistent with the role of this position.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications 1. High School Diploma and 2 years customer service work experience.

2. Must pass a Library of Congress shelving test as determined by the Library Services Manager to be eligible for employment.

3. Ability to use the automated circulation system, online catalog and other computer based applications.

4. Demonstrated oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications 1. Associate’s Degree.

2. Work experience in a school or community college setting.

3. Work experience in an academic or public library.

4. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite of computer programs.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days T & R 4:00pm – 8:00pm, Sat 9:45 am. – 2 pm.
Posting Date 09/23/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.

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