The Oak Brook Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, tech-savvy individual to join its staff. As a Reference Assistant, you will work closely with the entire Library staff to serve library patrons. This position reports to the Public Services Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDING, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Represent the Library in a positive fashion at all times. Provide reference assistance, collection development, instruct patrons in the use of computers and downloading e-content, and perform other reference duties as assigned. Position requires excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills.
This position is intended to coincide with an individual's study in the field of library science or related field. Must have knowledge of print and electronic sources; have excellent interpersonal and computer skills and a deep commitment to public service. A valid Illinois Driver's License is required.
Wide flexibility of movement is required including standing, bending, and lifting. Pushing a book cart of fifty pounds is also required. Excellent computer skills are required.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
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