Oswego Public Library District – Young Adult Services Library Ass’t

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Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 16 hours per week, 2-3 weeknights and one weekend day (either a Saturday or Sunday).
Salary: Minimum starting salary $12.50 per hour depending upon education and experience.

Young Adult Services is seeking an organized, creative and energetic person to join our team in a busy and creative department. The YA Library Assistant will work with the Head of YA and the department staff to provide quality library services to teens (6th-12th grade) for a Library District with two campuses amd a diverse population. Candidate must have a passion for YA services, initiative, and effective communication skills. Duties include reader’s advisory services, participation in program planning and implementation, collection development, and more.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Date below
Deadline Date:
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Application Note:

Education/Experience: Library Technical Assistant certificate from an accredited program OR Associates Degree preferred. One year experience working with teens in a professional setting; library or educator experience a plus. Must have the ability to adapt to changing work situations and job requirements.

Application Contact:
Krista Katzen
Apply To:
Oswego Public Library District

1111 Reading Drive

Montgomery IL 60538


Schaumburg Township District Library – 2 FT positions available – Technical Services Associate

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Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Salary: $11.39-$16.62, based on experience


The Technical Services Associate is responsible for creating and maintaining the Library’s online catalog and for the acquisition and descriptive cataloging of all library materials and general supplies. The Technical Services Associate is also responsible for supporting a wide range of other activities in the Technical Services Department, including providing a high level of customer service to the Department’s internal customers.

Preference will be given to candidates with an LTA and experience in cataloging books, audiovisual materials or foreign languages and is detail-oriented and has a customer service orientation. Knowledge of RDA cataloging guidelines, MARC records and AACR2 is preferred.


Prepare and transmit orders for transmission to vendors by computer, mail, or telephone.

Move and unpack boxes weighing up to 25 pounds.

Verify receipt of and process materials and supplies according to Library and department priorities and procedures.

Order, receive, and collect payment for employee purchases.

Maintain all order files, including standing orders.

Route invoices and packing slips for payment approval; document use of Library charge card and accounts.

Perform routine descriptive cataloging for all library materials with a bibliographic utility, completing each MARC field with accurate tags, indicators, and punctuation.

Transmit bibliographic information to the bibliographic database. Process withdrawals from and additions to, and perform routine maintenance of, the bibliographic database.

Assign classifications to certain kinds of materials according to guidelines set by the Cataloging Librarian.

Compile and maintain statistics of additions, withdrawals, and materials acquired for official collection statistics.

Prepare library materials for circulation in the Library.

Operate the labeling and copy machines, as needed.

Attend meetings and training as required or requested.

Abide by the Standards of Excellence for employees and policies and procedures of the Library

Treat all patrons and employees fairly and with an open mind; maintain patron and employee confidentiality.

Communicate clearly in English, either in person, on the telephone, and in writing.

Cope with the stress of the job and get along with coworkers.

Maintain the ability and patience to understand and be understood by non-English speaking patrons.

Other duties as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Date below
Deadline Date: Sunday, July 8, 2018
Application Note: Apply through our website: www.schaumburglibrary.org/About/Employment;complete application, include resume, and submit to employment@stdl.org, enter Technical Services Associate in the Subject Line, or apply in person or by mail.
Application Contact: Human Resources
130 S. Roselle Rd

Schaumburg IL 60193

Naperville P.L., Nichols Llibrary – Children’s Services Associate

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Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 20 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Please see job posting on our website for regular work schedule.
Salary: $17.52/Hr. Four-year college degree required

The Children’s Services Associate understands and follows the mission and values of NPL. Provides assistance to users on the optimal use of library services and assists in creating a positive library experience for users. Collaborates with other staff to resolve circulation related issues as needed and assists in creating a positive environment.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Date below
Deadline Date: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Application Note:

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our website to carefully review the job description and work schedule and submit an online application.

The benefits of this position at the Naperville Public Library include:

  • Annual Vacation Accrual: 1 week per year
  • Holidays: 7 days per year
  • Annual sick Accrual: 12 days per year
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
  • Health Benefits available for 30+Hour Positions
Apply To:
Naperville Public Library IL

Messenger P.L. – Technical Services Assistant/Associate

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Part – Time Technical Services Assistant/Associate

Messenger Public Library 113 Oak St. North Aurora Illinois. http://www.messengerpl.org

Hours:  Part Time / Non-Exempt / 20 hours per work week. Messenger Library is an EEO employer.

Salary:  $10.40/hour (Assistant)

$12.00/hour (Associate/LTA)

Benefits:  Following one year of work employee is eligible for a prorated 56 hours of paid time off. This is an IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) pension position.


Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services the employee will perform a variety of tasks related to the processing and cataloging of materials.

  • Cover, barcode and label materials for cataloging
  • Copy catalog all genres and types of library materials
  • Assist in cataloging and maintenance of periodicals
  • Basic mending of materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED; RDA Cataloging Training; Knowledge of MARC records and AACR2; LTA Certification preferred
  • 2-3 years copy cataloging experience required
  • Hours will be scheduled Mon-Fri. between 8:30-5pm; some flexibility needed
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent proof-reading skills


Application Procedure: (Email preferred)

Submit: 1.Cover Letter, and 2.Resume, to:

Joanne Galloway, Head of Technical Services



Peotone Public Library District – Youth Services Ass’t

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Youth Services Department
Employer/Library:  Peotone Public Library District
Library Type:  Public
County:  Will

Position Information

Job Title:  Youth Services Assistant

FT/PT:  Part Time

Hours:  25-28 per week. Typical schedule would be mostly mornings and afternoons, some evenings plus one Saturday
a month.

Salary:  $9.00 per hour

Position Description
The Peotone Public Library District is looking for an energetic, motivated, reliable, fun loving and personable
individual who can work with patrons of all ages. Candidates should have an understanding of technology and
possess strong customer services skills, must be comfortable working on a team and have a knowledge of
children’s and young adult literature.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Planning and implementing programming
 Creating attractive and engaging displays and promotional materials
 Providing reader’s advisory, reference and technology assistance to children of all ages, their caregivers
and other residents.
 Promoting Library resources, programs and services.
 Creating a rapport with children and parents alike.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and previous experience working with tweens,
teens and children preferred.
Physical Demands/work Environment
May occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five pounds.
The job is performed in a typical office environment and includes interaction with the public in a library
Some programming will be held off-site – valid driver’s license and own transportation required.
Program requirements include ability to move easily, set-up and take down equipment as needed.

Application Deadline:  May 11, 2018

Application Note
Submissions must be made by email to information@peotonelibrary.org and should include a cover letter,
resume, professional references with contact information and application (found on website). Interviewing
decisions will be based on qualifications for the position.

Application contact:

Peotone Public Library District
515 N. First Street
Peotone, IL 60468
Email address: information@peotonelibrary.org
Website: http://www.peotonelibrary.org
Phone: 708-258-3436
FAX: 708-258-9796

College of DuPage Library Ass’t IV

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Library Assistant IV (P/T), CP1N14833LRC
Position Number:
Library – LRC
Position Type:
Part time – PT
Pay Type:
Hourly Non-Exempt
Salary Range:
Salary 11

Answer directional, ready reference, and assignment-based or career-related research questions, as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service. Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in the use of the Library website to search catalogs, indexes and databases, and the Web; in finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources; and in locating library materials available in the College of DuPage Library and other libraries. Assist and instruct students in paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.

  • Answer directional, ready reference, reference, and assignment-based research questions; as well as basic computing and software application questions, for patrons in the Library, on the telephone and via email reference service.
  • Assist and instruct patrons (students, faculty, and community members) in using Library computers to search catalogs, indexes and databases, research guides, and the Web. Assist and instruct patrons in printing from Library databases and the Internet. Help students with assignments requiring the use of print and electronic sources.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in selecting appropriate resources and tools, creating search strategies, and finding and retrieving information in the Library’s print and electronic resources, including special collections such as the Philanthropy Center and the College and Career Information Center.
  • Support career exploration instruction offered by faculty librarians and COD counselors and advisors.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in searching for and interpreting periodical citations and printing articles from the electronic sources. Help patrons locate periodical titles in the Library and at area libraries, using online catalogs or help place an Interlibrary Loan request.
  • Assist and instruct students, in research paper writing mechanics and style (MLA, APA, etc.) as well as document formatting and layout.
  • Assist patrons in selecting and accessing appropriate software from the applications programs listed on the Library menu screen. Answer basic questions about the programs and refers patrons to software manuals for in-depth information. Assist in printing documents.
  • Support the work of the Reference Librarians in collection development, in maintaining and updating the Reference, Ready Reference materials, and College and Career collections materials, and in keeping Library web pages and handouts accurate and current.
  • Monitor and enforce Library Policies and Rules of Behavior.
  • Other related duties as assigned.



One (1) year library work experience.  Public services experience.  Proficiency in written and spoken English.


Library Technical Assistant Certificate or equivalent Library Science coursework; two (2) years of college.



Two (2) years’ library work experience.


Library Technical Assistant Certificate & Associates Degree.

Additional Information:

Computers – networked Library computers and wireless laptops, laser and color printers; copy card readers; copy card dispensers; black and white and color copy machine; multi-line telephone and a variety of audiovisual equipment for patron use such as Monitor/Players, Slide/Tape Players, and specialized equipment used by the visually impaired.

Busy public service area; must have excellent people skills; must be flexible and willing to adjust to last minute situations.  Must be able to spend extended periods of time at a computer keyboard and monitor. Vision adequate to read a variety of print materials and computer screens.

This position does not require pre-employment testing.

This support staff position is for an average of 16 hours per week.  These are the assigned, regular shifts, when classes are in session:

Mondays & Tuesdays 12-4pm
Fridays 12-4:45pm
1 of 4 Saturdays, 9am-4:45pm
1 of 4 Sundays, 12-6:15pm
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College of DuPage Library – Media Lab Ass’t

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Position Title:
Media Lab Assistant (F/T), CFRN13915LRC
Position Number:
Library – LRC
Position Type:
Full time – FT
Pay Type:
Hourly Non-Exempt
Salary Range:
Classified: 9

Perform functions related to the daily operations and services of the Library Media Lab. Facilitate access to Lab resources and maintain the Lab according to defined policies. Provide technical assistance with the Lab’s computers, software, equipment, and media production spaces. Serve as a consultant to students exploring and creating digital media for their program of study, career path, and/or personal development. Assist with the production of promotional materials and outreach events.

  • Serve as an initial point of contact for Media Lab patrons.
  • Provide basic instruction on using equipment, orientation to software, and assistance with media production spaces. Develop and maintain guides for use of Lab resources.
  • Set up and break down media production spaces (i.e. video, audio, photography, virtual reality).
  • Circulate Media Lab equipment and monitor its condition.
  • Use comprehensive knowledge of Media Lab policies to answer questions and resolve patron problems and issues.
  • Participate in outreach activities that raise awareness of the Media Lab.
  • Ensure that all Media Lab resources are in good working order.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE:  One year of customer service; one year of experience with digital media equipment and software; proficiency in written and spoken English.

EDUCATION:  High School diploma or GED


EXPERIENCE:  Two years of customer service; experience providing user assistance with digital media equipment and software; library work experience.

EDUCATION:  Associate’s degree in relevant field.

Additional Information:

Macintosh computers; Microsoft and Adobe applications; video and audio editing software and recording equipment.

Work primarily occurs in a computer lab inside a college library and involves regular contact with students and the public. Required to spend long periods of time at a computer monitor and keyboard with some exposure to electromagnetic fields from video displays. Must have the visual acuity to read computer screens.

This position requires a background check and drug screen.

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