Processing Assistant


Indian Trails Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average Weekly Work Hours: 25
Hourly rate of $15.75


Are you a tech-savvy individual with an aptitude for being organized and detail-oriented? Do you excel at providing excellent customer service and like working in a collaborative work environment? If so, this opportunity may be for you! The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a Processing Assistant to join our Materials Services department. This position is a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 25 hours.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process and repair library materials swiftly and accurately.
  • Check in processed materials and accurately route materials to the correct recipient.
  • Check in, process, and shelve periodicals and newspapers.
  • Retrieve and enter data into library databases, perform routine computer searches, and withdraw items.
  • Order, receive, distribute, and maintain library supplies.
  • Assist with receiving new library materials.
  • Assist with materials inventory and weeding as requested.
  • Assist with Interlibrary Loan tasks.
  • Maintain section statistics and prepare written documentation.

This opportunity requires:

  • Associates degree, Library Technical Assistant Certificate (LTA), or two years of prior relevant experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to search various databases (vendor and library catalogs).
  • Working knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management; computer skills in a networked environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently, and have a keen attention for detail.
  • Ability to push and pull carts as well as lift and sort materials of various weights up to 35 lbs., comfortably move around service area; manual dexterity for materials processing and repairs;must be able to view computer screens, type accurately and quickly, and manipulate computer mice.

Hourly rate of $15.75. This position is eligible for pro-rated vacation and sick time and IMRF participation. 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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