Circulation/Outreach Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Villa Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
We are looking for a candidate who has a flexible schedule to help cover morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. The schedule will include: • A minimum of one evening shift per week • Saturdays (on a rotational basis): 8:45 - 5:05 pm • Sundays (on a rotational basis) 12:45 - 5:05 pm
Salary: 
$14.50 / hour

Job duties include:

  • Assists patrons at the service desks. Duties include, but are not limited to, circulating library materials, issuance of library cards, answering telephones, and collecting fines and fees.
  • Provides direct assistance to patrons with information regarding library materials, computer catalogs, electronic resources, the Internet, equipment, and services.
  • Receives and physically processes requests from patrons for library materials available from this library's automation system and OCLC.
  • Distributes incoming mail.
  • Processes and performs item entry of magazines and newspapers.
  • Assists Department Head with outreach activities and represents the library at community events.
  • Processes donated materials for inclusion in the collection, outreach giveaways, or book fundraisers.
  • May create and maintain book displays.
  • May serve as Passport Acceptance Agent.
  • May shelve library materials in correct locations and maintain shelving areas so patrons and staff can locate materials.
  • Cooperates as a team member with the library staff in performing any duties essential to the achievement of effective library operations.

Minimum qualifications:

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

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Application Note: 

Please ask for an application at the Service Desk. Applications are also available on our website at: https://www.vppl.info/library-info/library-job-openings/

Inquiries may be directed to Kandice Krettler, Deputy Director & Head of Circulation/Outreach Services,

(630) 834-1164 ext. 107, or kkrettler@vppl.info. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Application Contact: 
Kandice Krettler
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
Illinois