Youth Services Reference Assistant -Part Time


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Averages 14 hours a week. Hours are Monday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., two Saturdays per month from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and two Sundays per month from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday hours are from Labor Day to Memorial Day)
14.25 hr

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates' degree or two years of college
  • Well-developed oral communication skills
  • Experience working with youth
  • Basic understanding of library resources
  • Basic understanding of computer software

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assists youth and adults in the selection of library materials
  • Instructs library users in the use of online resources
  • Places local holds, initiates system level interlibrary loan transactions, registers patrons for programs and performs other service desk functions
  • Reviews books , journals and online resources to maintain awareness of new materials
  • Troubleshoots minor problems with equipment (computers, copies, etc.)
  • Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings when possible
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Please submit the application, resume and cover letter (Please include "Youth Services Reference Assistant " in the subject line of your email. No phone calls or in person inquiries.)

Application Contact: 
Noreen Reese-Deputy Director
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60046
Phone: 847-244-5150
42° 21' 47.214" N, 87° 54' 54.8856" W