Library Technical Assistant


DuPage County Law Library
Library Type: 
Special Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
8:00 am-4:30 pm
$31,377 - $41,834 annually

The responsibilities of this position include:

• Assist visitors with locating appropriate legal research materials using both print and online sources.

• Assist patrons at Zoom stations.

• Maintain accurate statistics of reference questions as developed by law librarian.

• Assist users with copiers, printers and basic computer usage.

• Complete general office work to include: sort and distribute mail, update loose-leaf filings, answer incoming phone calls, and taking the evening patron count.

• Process new materials, including security stripping, labeling, shelving, and binding.

• Updates the IICLE forms on attorney computers as needed.

• Shelve books and journals; shift materials when space requires.

• Participate in trainings regarding new library related technologies and cataloging.

• Maintain, update and delete catalog records in the Library's online catalog.

• Inform law library manager regarding missed or incorrect shipments.

• Assist with library's invoice processing.

• Opens and closes the Law Library.

• Deposit and records library's monthly fee collections with the Treasurer's Office.

• Responsible for monitoring, balancing, closing the cash register daily. Informs library manager of any inconsistencies and is responsible for bank deposits.

• Develop, format, edit and distribute Law Library Newsletter with input from staff.

• Make technical edits to brochures as directed by the law library manager.

• Maintain stacks of self-represented litigant information and brochures throughout the courthouse.

• Communicates and uses interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public, to sufficiently exchange or convey information and request reference assistance from library manager.

• Maintain confidentiality.

• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience: Completion of a Bachelor's Degree, experience in library or coursework toward an MLS, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The preferred candidate will have a familiarity with court procedures or library operations.

A pre-employment background check is required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Send resume to: please insert in subject line the word Application.

Application Contact: 
Juanita Harrell