Employer/Library: Vernon Area Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Lake

Part Time
Hours: Part-time, non-exempt (18.5 hours/week) Typical Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays: 5PM – 9PM; Fridays and Saturdays: 1PM – 5PM; Sundays: 12PM – 5PM (twice per month)
Salary: $8.60 – $12.82/hour

Job Description

Under the direction of the Head of Library Operations, this employee is responsible for shelving Library materials, shelf-reading, general straightening of public areas, and practicing the Library’s policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities

Sort and shelve Library materials. Understand spine label designation. Shelf read. Provide directional assistance to patrons who visit the Library. Provide assistance with the use of copier, fax, and print-release stations. Clean Library equipment and materials. Assist at programs and events, as requested. Assist with setups and breakdowns for events. Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience & Training

Two (2) years of high school education or equivalent. Ability to pass pre-screening test with 70% accuracy or above. Ability to work independently and productively to meet Library needs. Working knowledge of Windows based software and the internet. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Service-oriented with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and the public. Previous library work or volunteer experience preferred, not required.

Physical Demands

Frequent bending, stretching, stooping, and kneeling. Ability to reach shelves of various heights and push heavy carts throughout work shift. Frequent reading of 8-point font. Occasional lifting and moving items up to 50 pounds, and sitting at and using a computer terminal.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Date below
Deadline Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Application Note:

A full job description is available upon request. To submit an application and resume, please visit www.vapld.info/home/employment. Applications will be accepted until April 19. For questions, please contact Donna Dunn, Head of HR & Finance, at 224-543-1417 or ddunn@vapld.info.

Application Contact:
Donna Dunn
Apply To:
Vernon Area Public Library District

300 Olde Half Day Road

Lincolnshire , IL 60069

Phone: 224-543-1417