Employer/Library: Lansing Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 12-18 hours/week including evenings and weekends.
Salary: $13.11

The Lansing Public Library is looking for an outgoing new member for our library team with fresh ideas and unlimited enthusiasm.

General Duties:

  • Interacts directly with pre-school, elementary, and teen library users, as well as their parents/guardians.
  • Receives oral or written direction from Department Head. Plans and organizes work according to season of year.
  • Develops and conducts programs for children to encourage reading, viewing and listening skills, and to use library facilities and materials.
  • Assembles and arranges displays of books and other materials.
  • Assists and instructs children in the use of library services.
  • Develops print publicity that advertises the services and resources of the library.
  • Performs weeding and inventory duties.
  • Responsible for the circulation of materials from the library to the patron and to other libraries as well.Check books and other materials in and out and collect fines and other fees using Symphony our automated circulation system.
  • Performs general library work and other duties as needed and assigned.

Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must exhibit friendly customer service skills for patrons of all ages, but particularly children. A love of reading (particularly juvenile and teen books) is expected. Strong proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite is preferred. A flexible schedule is ideal. This position includes evenings, weekends, and the occasional morning shift for 12-18 hours a week.

Those interested in the position must send in a cover letter and resume to brandi@lansingpl.org. Click on the following link to fill out our availability form. https://goo.gl/forms/XMcVCAYKbDmOWCx72

Applicants that do not include the cover letter, resume, and availability will not be considered for the position. Please no phone calls.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Application Contact:
Brandi Smits
Apply To:
IL

Illinois
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