Westmont Public Library Youth Services Assistant Librarian

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The Westmont Public Library is seeking a creative, innovative, and friendly team member to join our youth services department on a part-time basis. Qualified applicants will enjoy serving a diverse public, be proficient working with a variety of technologies, and be passionate about learning.

Primary duties involve participating in collection development and working at the youth services desk to provide reference assistance and readers’ advisory. Additionally, this position will participate in planning, presenting, and evaluating programs that serve the educational and entertainment interests of Westmont residents.

In addition to departmental responsibilities, staff members have opportunities to participate on committees, advance their professional development, and represent the library at special events.

At WPL we value collaboration and the synergy generated by a positive, friendly environment. A good sense of humor is a must! The successful candidate must also be organized and efficient, demonstrate initiative, have an understanding and love of technology, and be a team player.

The position includes morning and afternoon shifts, as well as evening and weekend rotations.


An LTA certificate or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Knowledge of children’s and teen literature
Knowledge of current trends in children’s and teen programming
Previous experience working with children
At least one year of experience in a public service environment

MLIS students are encouraged to apply.

The Westmont Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant in a manner that violates applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Starting pay is $15.81/HR DOQ.

To apply, please send a PDF copy of your cover letter, resumé, and three professional references by March 6 to Alea Perez, Head of Youth and Teen Services, at aperez@westmontlibrary.org. No phone calls, please.



Library Assistant, Teen Services

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Park Ridge Public Library

24 hours per week

Please see the attachment for additional details. TEEN ASST PT CS 11-2018 job ad

Circulation Department Library Assistant I

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Park Ridge Public Library

Approximately 14-18 hours per week.

Please see the attached file. circ-LA1-PT-job-ad-PRPL-11-2018

Library Technical Assistant – High School

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Fenton High School District 100

Job Description

Reports To:      School Librarian (Immediate Supervisor)      

Reports To:      Division Leader of Math, Science, and ARC (Overall Supervisor)

Minimum Qualifications:       

  • LTA Certificate, Associate’s Degree, or equivalent experience and skills
  • Knowledge of Follett Destiny online catalog
  • Knowledge of InterLibrary Loan processing
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Science or MLIS Degree seeking student interested in school Librarianship.

Job Goals:       To provide support for Media Center services

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Process new materials, update copies, and maintain records in online catalog
  2. Upload new and update current MARC records with OCLC WorldShare Management System
  3. Assist ARC Librarian on inventory of general and library-only supplies
  4. Maintain proper classroom management for study hall and lunch periods with includes attendance, report any improper behavior to School Librarian, and scheduled classes that reserve a space.
  5. Process and update all fines and lost books into ACORN for the end of year records and student registration
  6. Manage Interlibrary loan requests with WorldShare Management System and Bensenville Community Library
  7. Assist students and teachers in operating photocopier, Chromebook printing station, and scanner
  8. Assist students and teachers with ready reference questions, book searches, or research project inquiries
  9. Mend and repair ARC materials books
  10. Assist in completing annual inventory, including general weeding and deselection of materials
  11. Answer the telephone, check in collection orders, handle in/outgoing mail, complete all needed secretarial tasks in media center
  12. Shelve ARC materials and straighten shelves when necessary
  13. Assist with general circulation of ARC materials including check-in, check-out, renewals, and holds.
  14. Perform other related duties as assigned by School Librarian.

Senior Library Specialist – Interlibrary Loan

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Senior Library Specialist – Interlibrary Loan – Governors State University, University Park, IL – apply at: http://employment.govst.edu/postings/3317

Position posted through November 17, 2018

Senior Library Specialist – Tech Services

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Senior Library Specialist – Technical Services – Governors State University, University Park, IL – apply at: http://employment.govst.edu/postings/3111

Position posted through November 17, 2018

Harper College Library Assistant I

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For full job posting and to apply: http://jobs.harpercollege.edu/cw/en-us/job/493367/library-assistant-i-weekends


Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $14.82- $18.68
Division: Provost
Department: Resources For Learning

Schedule Information: Saturdays 9:00-3:30; Sundays 1:00-5:00 during Fall/Spring Semesters

Hours Per Week: 10.5 hours/week; 34 weeks/year

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature. Work may involve lifting books and materials up to 25 lbs. of force on an occasional basis, pushing loaded book or media carts, and moving about in the work area.

Duties of Position:

Responsible for providing public service within the Circulation department during evening or weekend hours.

Responsible for opening and closing the Library.

Registers students, staff, and community borrowers and updates borrowing status of patrons.

Checks materials and laptops in and out.

Collects fines and fees for lost, damaged and overdue materials.

Receives, processes, and helps maintain reserve materials for faculty.

Provides information to patrons in person and by telephone, and makes necessary referrals; assists patrons as needed.

Assists with library programming and events.

Maintains stacks and general physical space of the Library.

Inspects damaged materials and refers them to appropriate department for repair or replacement.

Troubleshoots copiers, printers, DVD players, microform reader/printers, computers, print stations and book-scanning stations.

Monitors and manages group study room use.

Assists with library marketing initiatives, including helping to create displays.

Assists in directing the day-to-day activities of student aides.

Processes materials borrowed and lent through ISHARE consortium, notifying patrons that requested item(s) have arrived and returning items to the lending libraries.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate required. Associate’s Degree preferred.

Experience Requirements: One year library circulation experience preferred and customer service experience preferred.  PC experience required.

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: September 26, 2018.

Required Documents***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Advertised: Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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