Part-Time Circulation Services Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Elk Grove Village Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
See 12-week schedule
Salary: 
14.05

JOB OPENING

PART TIME CIRCULATION SERVICES ASSISTANT

The Elk Grove Village Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications: High School diploma; friendly and helpful personality. Good communication skills and ability to understand and share written/oral instructions. Ability to perform basic computer functions; comfortable using technology and various mobile devices. Prior customer service, public service or library work is a plus.

Responsibilities: The Circulation Services Assistant checks out materials to patrons; checks in materials when returned; collects fines and payments for overdue materials; responds to patron and staff inquiries through email and telephone; assists other departments with library outreach opportunities.

Hours: A set 12-week schedule that averages a total of 16.8 hours per week. The schedule includes morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours, depending on needs from week-to-week.

Salary: $14.05 per hour

Starting Date: ASAP

Benefits: Vacation, Sick days, and Holidays.

Submit Library application to the attention of:

Richy Sandberg: Head of Circulation Services

Elk Grove Village Public Library

1001 Wellington Avenue

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Alternatively by email at rsandberg@egvpl.org

Applications are available at the Circulation Services Desk and online at www.egvpl.org.

You may submit the application by email. Resumes are not accepted. Telephone inquiries not permitted. All prospective employees are subject to a background check.

Circulation Services Assistant

Department: Circulation Services

Reports to: Circulation Services Department Head

Job Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Grade: V

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. The applicant will bend, stoop, lift, carry, and stand for extended periods; must be able to push 200 lb. wheeled cart. Previous work with the public and/or library experience is preferred.

Attributes: Excellent verbal communication skills; exercises patience, friendliness, diplomacy, and discretion with the public in person, telephone and email; prioritizes several duties and multitasks when required; accurate keyboarding skills and general familiarity with computers; comfortable using mobile devices; ability to write and respond to emails; willingness to help the public and library staff.

Responsibilities: Regulates borrowing of library materials by checking items in and out, registering and renewing library cards, collecting fine and fee payments. Informs patrons of circulation policies and procedures; responds to patron inquiries through emails; provides information and registration for library programs; answers incoming phone calls and directs them to the appropriate staff/department; assists other departments through library outreach opportunities. Other responsibilities assigned by immediate supervisor.

Other responsibilities assigned Voter registration service to patrons; interlibrary loan duties; prints/prepares Circulation Services reports and patron notices.

Probationary period: 12 months

The library reserves the right to modify this and every job description in whole or in part at any time. This job description is a general guide to the duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to list every possible task that an employee may be directed to perform.

SET 12 WEEK SCHEDULE

Week 1:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 5pm-9pm; Friday 10am-3pm.

Week 2:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Wednesday 9am-1pm; Friday 1pm-5pm.

Week 3:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 5pm-9pm.

Week 4:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 1pm-5pm.

Week 5:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Wednesday 9am-1pm; Thursday 5pm-10pm; Friday 9am-1pm.

Week 6:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 1pm-5pm; Saturday 9am-1pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm.

Week 7:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 5pm-9pm.

Week 8:

Monday 5pm-10pm; Thursday 5pm-9pm; Friday 3pm-7pm.

Week 9:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 5pm-10pm; Saturday 9am-1pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm.

Week 10:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 1pm-5pm; Friday 1pm-5pm.

Week 11:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Wednesday 1pm-5pm; Friday 1pm-5pm.

Week 12:

Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 1pm-5pm; Thursday 1pm-5pm; Saturday 12pm-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Richy Sandberg
Apply To: 
Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 Wellington Ave
Elk Grove Village , IL 60007
Phone: 847-439-0447
42° 0' 5.0652" N, 88° 0' 28.8864" W
Illinois