Patron Services Library Assistant - PT (12-18 hrs/wk)


Park Ridge Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12-18 hours/week --- Available to work daytime, evening and weekend hours
$12.05 per hour

Seeking a part-time Library Assistant to join our busy Patron Services team. In this position you will be dealing directly with patrons and visitors. Candidates must have a positive attitude, work well in a team environment, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.


  • Greet patrons and provide friendly and professional customer service
  • Assist patrons with self-check unit and automated return handler
  • Identify damaged and incomplete returns
  • Register new patrons and maintain accurate patron database
  • Answer incoming phone calls and direct calls as appropriate
  • Process and file available holds for patrons
  • Maintain knowledge of Circulation policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Commitment to outstanding customer service and teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity using window based computers
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. and push a book cart
  • Library experience and familiarity with POLARIS software a plus

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Completed Park Ridge Job Application required for consideration. Send a cover letter, resume, and completed Application to: Anastasia Rachmaciej, Patron Services Manager via the information below.

Job description and Park Ridge Job Application are available from the Library Business Office or online at under "Get Involved/ Employment". E.O.E.

Application Contact: 
A. Rachmaciej
Apply To: 
Park Ridge Public Library
A. Rachmaciej, Patron Services Manager -- 20 S. Prospect Avenue --
Park Ridge , IL 60068
Fax: (847) 825-0001
42° 0' 30.7188" N, 87° 50' 42.5508" W