Circulation Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Bensenville Community Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
12-16 hours per week. Hours to include Tuesday 5-9, Thursday 5-9, Sunday 12:30-5pm. Additional hours may be available.
Salary: 
$12-13\hr.

TITLE: CIRCULATION ASSISTANT

A part-time, non-exempt, public services position with responsibility to maintain the operation of the Circulation Desk. Promotes a positive attitude and achieves a high standard of customer service, as the library's main contact with the public. Cooperates with the Circulation Supervisor and the Director to improve circulation services; directly responsible to the Circulation Supervisor.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

To include, but not limited to:

  1. Attends the circulation desk. Performs all circulation desk duties according to policies and procedures.
  2. Directs and refers Library patrons to the proper areas, both in-house and on the phone.
  3. Places/receives/calls/sends/locates items on hold.
  4. Collects fines and fees for lost or late items.
  5. Assists patrons, whenever appropriate, in materials retrieval and usage.
  6. Receives incoming phone calls.
  7. Registers new Library users and handles all other patron registration.
  8. Provides information about library and community programs.
  9. Follows the procedures for opening and closing the Library.
  10. Clerical duties.
  11. Assist patrons as needed with the copier.
  12. Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of circulation policies, procedures and services. Exceptional communication skills required; ability to project a warm, friendly and professional demeanor at all times. Knowledge of the Dynix/SIRSI automated system preferred. Conversational Spanish a plus.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma is required; LTA Certificate preferred. Spanish language skills preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please send a resume to jobs@benlib.org or stop by the front desk to pick up an application!

Application Contact: 
Sue Feddersen