Materials Services Assistant


Villa Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
15 – 20 hours per week
Salary range starts at $13.00/ hour. Salary may be higher depending on experience.

Job duties include:

  • Searches for, edits, and exports MARC records from OCLC into the SWAN catalog..
  • Revises previously cataloged materials, including necessary corrections on the item and in the database, as directed.
  • Cooperates as a team member with the library staff in performing any duties essential to the achievement of effective library operations.

Physical demands:

  • Must be able to reach, remove, and replace materials on the top shelf of circulating collection of book stacks (78 inches high) and on all shelves below this height.
  • Must be able to push a fully loaded cart weighing up to 200 pounds.
  • Occasional bending, lifting, reaching (including overhead reaching), and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances.
  • Frequent repetitive motion and occasional periods of standing.

Experience with the following is desirable:

  • Sirsi/Dynix Workflows

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Competency in MS Office products required.
  • Ability to express self well in English, both orally and in writing, required.
  • One to two years of general office experience preferred.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to John Bradford, Head of Materials Services at No phone calls, please.

Application Contact: 
John Bradford, Head of Materials Services
Apply To: 
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park , IL 60181
Phone: no phone calls, please
41° 53' 4.8012" N, 87° 58' 42.726" W