Circulation Assistant Check- Out


Indian Trails Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
21 Hours Per Week
$14.62 per hour

Are you a positive individual with an aptitude for providing exceptional customer service? Are you organized and have the ability to multi-task? Do you thrive in a team environment and like helping people? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a Circulation Assistant (check-out) to join our team! This position is a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 21 hours. These hours are a mix of days, nights, weekends and holidays.

This position is eligible for pro-rated vacation and sick time and IMRF participation. The library supports continued learning and professional growth.

Some of the job duties include:

● Staffing the Circulation desk or drive up window while providing outstanding customer service to our members.

● Assist members and staff in the materials check-out process, including account information retrieval, payments, and other concerns.

● Register new library members, maintain accurate records in library database and maintain library members' confidentiality.

● Perform claims returned procedures; process overdue and reserve items, complete program registration, and assist members with self-check unit.

● Contact members and follow up on lost or missing items or service requests.

● File requested items on hold shelves; identify damaged and/or incomplete items and route items to appropriate area.

● Greet everyone who enters the library in a professional, friendly manner.

● Assist staff with the materials check in process, including sorting materials,

emptying bins, etc as needed.

● Promote materials, programs, events, and services provided by the library.

This opportunity requires:

● High school diploma or equivalent certifications and/or experience required.

● Qualified candidates must have superb customer service skills.

● Ability to multi-task, have attention to details, and excellent organizational skills.

● Ability to use computers and relevant software including but not limited to

Google products.

● Ability to communicate effectively, use good judgment in the decision making process, and work both independently and as part of a team.

● Flexibility to be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply:

Send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to HR at

Please include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Application Contact: 
HR Department
Apply To: 
Indian Trails Public Library District
355 Schoenbeck Road
Wheeling , IL 60090
Phone: 847-459-4100
42° 7' 58.4688" N, 87° 56' 42.7164" W