Library Assistant I with Benefits


Oak Lawn Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
20 - 28 hours a week, days, some evenings, and rotating weekends
$12.79-$17.65 per hour

POSITION: Part-time, Level 2, Library Assistant, Grade III

Customer Services Department

The Customer Services Department has an immediate opening for a Level 2, Library Assistant, Grade III. We are seeking a candidate who has a positive and optimistic attitude to join our staff. This candidate would be a very friendly and approachable person who enjoys serving our patrons of diverse backgrounds'. This full-services department serves our patrons in a streamlined, efficient manner.

This is a 20-28-hour per week "non-exempt" position with a work schedule of daytime, evening, and weekend hours as required. Current rate of pay is $12.79 to $17.65 per hour and there are Level 2 employee benefits (including IMRF participation, sick, vacation, and holiday pay), per the current Personnel Policy.

We are seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public. Some of the major duties include: answering directional questions and assisting patrons in the use of library collections, catalogs, and equipment and ILL requests and other statistics; maintaining circulation records; contacting persons for lost/damaged items; checking library materials in/out; issuing library cards; collecting fines; calling reserves; and other clerical duties associated with a busy public service desk; and assisting in Outreach and programs as needed..

Minimum qualifications: High school diploma. Some college or special library training highly desirable. Some related library background preferable. Must have ability to meet and work with people of diverse backgrounds easily and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to organize work efficiently. Ability to stand for long periods. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Enterprise online catalogue, SirsiDynix Workflows systems is a plus.

Interested parties please submit your application, resume, and three references to

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Send resume and three references to

Application Contact: 
Hiring Manager
Apply To: 
Oak Lawn Public Library
9427 S Raymond Ave
Oak Lawn , IL 60453
Phone: 7084224990
41° 43' 13.116" N, 87° 45' 8.1648" W