Circulation Assistant Check-out


Indian Trails Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average Weekly Work Hours: 21
Hourly rate of $13.46


Are you a positive individual with an aptitude for providing exceptional customer service? Are you organized and have the ability to multi-task? Do you thrive in a team environment and like helping people? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a Circulation Assistant (check-out) to join our team! This position is a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 21 hours. These hours are a mix of days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Some of the job duties include:

  • Staffing the Circulation desk or drive up window point of service while providing outstanding customer service to our members.
  • Assist members and staff in the materials check-out process, including account information retrieval, fine payments, and other concerns.
  • Register new library members, maintain accurate records in library database and maintain library members' confidentiality.
  • Perform claims returned procedures; process overdue and reserve items, complete program registration, and assist members with self-check unit.
  • Contact members and follow up on lost or missing items or service requests.
  • File requested items on hold shelves; identify damaged and/or incomplete items and route items to appropriate area.
  • Greet everyone who enters the library in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Promote materials, programs, events, and services provided by the library.

This opportunity requires:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certifications and/or experience required.
  • Qualified candidates must have superb customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, have attention to details, and excellent organizational skills.
  • The ability to use computers and relevant software including but not limited to Google products.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, use good judgment in the decision making process, and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The flexibility to be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Hourly rate of $13.46. This position is eligible for pro-rated sick and vacation time as well as participation in IMRF.

To apply, send resume via e-mail to HR at Please include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
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