The Westmont Public Library is seeking an energetic, detail oriented team player to join our Tech Services team. The Acquisitions and Receiving Associate will order and receive new material for the library collection.
Duties include creating on-order and pre-cat records in our library database, tracking appropriate billing information, reconciling order totals with invoices, unpacking boxes of new material, and communicating with vendors regarding damaged or defective items. This is an excellent opportunity for a MLIS student pursuing materials administration or a seasoned LTA!
At WPL we value collaboration and the synergy generated by a positive, friendly environment. A good sense of humor is a must! In addition to departmental responsibilities, staff members have opportunities to participate on committees and represent the library at special events.
The successful candidate must have exemplary communication skills, sufficient computer experience to perform duties quickly and accurately, and be able to set priorities and work independently. Physical qualifications include the ability reach, bend and lift to shelve and retrieve materials.
Position is 19.5 hours per week. Benefits include vacation time, sick leave, and paid holidays. Schedule is negotiable but some evenings and weekends may be required. Starting salary is $11.00/hour.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and completed Westmont Public Library application by April 21st to Amy Prechel, Head of Access Services, at