The Highwood Public Library is looking for a friendly, outgoing person with a strong commitment to excellent customer service to help staff the public service desk. The person filling this position will have the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks during the course of a day. Typical duties include: performing all circulation functions; assisting patrons with locating materials in the library as well as at other libraries; answering reference questions; assisting patrons with use of the computers; receiving and processing materials; monitoring the use of the library; and other tasks as needed.
The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills; be proficient in the use of computers – especially Microsoft products; be interested in learning new skills; and be willing to perform a variety of tasks. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.
A High School Diploma is required and experience in a library setting is preferred, but the library will consider candidates who have the experience or skills to perform the job successfully.
This position requires approximately 17 hours per week and includes evening and weekend hours.
To apply send resume and cover letter to: