Circulation Library Assistant I, PT


Park Ridge Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
SCHEDULE: Approx 20 hrs/week -- See below
$12.05 per hour plus Paid Time Off (PTO) and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) benefits.

POSITION: The Park Ridge Public Library is seeking a part-time Library Assistant to join our busy Circulation department. In this position you will be dealing directly with patrons and visitors. Candidates must have a positive attitude, work well in a team environment, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

DUTIES: Greeting visitors; checking materials in and out; issuing and renewing library cards; collecting fees; answering the telephone and directing calls; processing holds for patrons; implementation and knowledge of circulation policies and procedures; other duties as assigned.

Approximately 20 Hours/Week:
Tuesdays: 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Every other weekend: Saturday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, 11:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

REQUIRES: High School Diploma or equivalent; excellent communication skills; commitment to outstanding customer service and teamwork; ability to lift 25 lbs. and push a book cart; must demonstrate basic computer competencies. Library experience and familiarity with SIRSI software preferred. See job description for complete list of requirements.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications accepted until position is filled.*

*Completed City of Park Ridge Job Application required for consideration. Send a cover letter, resume, and completed Application to: Anastasia Daskalos, Circulation Services Manager, Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge IL 60068, Phone: (847) 720-3271, Fax: (847) 825-0001, Email:

Job description and Park Ridge Job Application available from the Library Business Office or Reference Information Desk, or online at under "Get Involved/ Employment".


Application Contact: 
Anastasia Daskalos, Circulation Services Manager
Apply To: 
A. Daskalos/Circulation
Park Ridge Public Library, 20 S. Prospect Avenue,
Park Ridge , IL 60068
Phone: 847-720-3271
Fax: 847-825-0001