POSITION AVAILABLE—PART-TIME CATALOGING CLERK
The South Holland Public Library is looking for a detail-orientated individual who is organized and can work independently in the Technical Services department processing new materials into the library's collections. Work is performed primarily in a workstation environment requiring extensive periods of sitting and using a computer for data entry.
• Processes Adult fiction books and Youth Services books for shelf readiness, protection and circulation, including property stamping, labeling and covering. • Searches for SWAN records and enters the appropriate information for the library's record. • Performs basic math calculations in order to maintain monthly acquisition counts for materials processed and withdrawn. • Repairs damaged and worn library materials. • Assists in maintaining the newspaper collection. • Maintains appropriate communication and attitude with library staff and users.
• Ability to work primarily in a workstation environment requiring long periods of sitting. • Ability to learn computerized cataloging processes and data entry. • Ability to file and locate materials alphabetically and numerically by the Dewey Decimal system. • Knowledge of computers, the Internet, email, social media, Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies. • Ability to work the hours needed to complete the responsibilities of the Cataloging Clerk. • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and lift up to 30 pounds and access library areas and materials.
• High School diploma or GED required. • Previous library experience and/or coursework a plus. • Reads, understands, writes legibly and speaks articulately in English. • Must be willing to work Saturday and evening hours when necessary. • Access to transportation.
Position is part-time at 18 hours per week. Starting wage is $12.91/hour DOQ.
Applications are available at the Library and online at https://shlibrary.org/jobs-volunteering/.
Application deadline is 5 p.m. on February 28, 2020.
Submit completed applications via email to email@example.com, or by dropping off or mailing to:
South Holland Public Library
16250 Wausau Avenue
South Holland, IL 60473
Applicants for all positions are subject to a background check and drug screening.
The South Holland Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.