Circulation Services Associate (Two Positions Available)


Green Hills Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12 hours per week; hours include day and evening shifts, in addition to a weekend rotation of two weekends per month (2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays.)

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for performing tasks and assisting patrons at the Circulation Desk, in addition to shelving and organizing the Library collection.


  • Provides uniformly gracious and friendly service to all.
  • Charges and discharges Library materials.
  • Issues and renews Library cards.
  • Collects payments for fines, fees, and other services.
  • Answers and directs patron inquiries.
  • Performs clerical tasks relevant to the department.
  • Participates in the running of daily reports and taking necessary action.
  • Appropriately routes discharged materials.
  • Inspects incoming material for damages and handles according to procedures.
  • Participates in collection maintenance.
  • Sorts, shelves, and maintains shelf order of all Library material as required.
  • Assists patrons with copiers, fax/scan machines, and other Library equipment. Troubleshoots problems and notifies appropriate staff of complex issues.
  • Processes and catalogs serial publications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the Library.
  • Knowledge of computers, the Internet, email, Microsoft Windows and Office applications, and other relevant technologies and equipment.
  • Knowledge of alphabetic and decimal numeric filing rules.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills in a team environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to be accurate, detail-oriented, and efficient in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, and lift to access Library areas and materials.
  • Ability to move a fully loaded book truck.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or working towards completion.
  • Previous experience in a library, clerical, or other public service environment preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Applications and resumes may be submitted online or in person at the Circulation Desk.

No phone calls, please.

All applicants are subject to a background check.

Application Contact:
Apply To: 
Green Hills Public Library District
10331 S. Interlochen Drive
IL 60465 41° 42' 11.8044" N, 87° 49' 55.974" W