Part-Time Outreach Services Associate

Library

Employer/Library: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Lake

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Position averages 15 hours a week. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and one Saturday per month from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Salary: 
$16.50 an hour

Do you enjoy working with people of all ages who really appreciate what you do? The Outreach Services Associate position is a variety filled, exciting position with rarely a dull moment. As an Outreach Associate, you will work with friendly staff on the library bookmobile, where new ideas reign and giving great service rules. Flexibility a plus, with a willingness to cover additional schedules and routes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or two years of college or university work.
  • Two years of library related experience.
  • Ability to obtain a Class C driver's license (within 90 days of hire date). Clean driving record, excellent driving ability.
  • Familiarity with library automation and Microsoft Office products.
  • Good oral communication and skills and experience in working with all age groups.
  • Requires full-range of body motion including bending, stooping; ability to push a 100-lb wheeled cart; ability to lift boxes and bags weighing up to 40 lbs. Ability to walk up and down stairs, and to work in a confined space.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Drives bookmobile on established routes and for special occasions, e.g. local parades.
  • Assists Outreach users in the selection, organization and interpretation of library materials.
  • Answers reference questions, author/title inquiries as appropriate.
  • Checks in, out and renews library materials as well as reshelf and rotate materials and shelf reads bookmobile collection.
  • Issues library cards according to library policy.
  • Places holds and delivers reserved materials to patrons.
  • Maintains and updates bookmobile stop statistics and desk activities.
  • Implements the library's summer reading program on the bookmobile.
  • Assists with homebound deliveries as assigned by department head.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Employment applications are available at our Circulation Desk, or on our website at www.wnpl.info. Please submit application, resume and cover letter to Angela Clarke, Head of Outreach Services aclarke@wnpl.info or mail to the address below. (No phone calls or in person inquiries.)

Application Contact: 
Angela Clarke, Head of Outreach Services
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60031
Phone: 8472445150
42° 21' 47.214" N, 87° 54' 54.8856" W
Illinois