Patron Services Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Lincolnwood Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Thursday 9-2, Fridays 1-6, Saturdays 10-6, with some flexibility. 
Salary: 
$15.25/hr depending on qualifications.

Sharpen your customer service and teamwork skills, learn the core functions of circulation and material processing, and get ready to grow.

Lincolnwood Public Library is seeking an 18-hour per week customer service-focused Patron Services Assistant who is friendly and charismatic. Candidates should be interested in working with the public and provide assistance with library card registration, checking out of materials, resolving problems involving lost or overdue materials, and perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative and critical thinking skills and is comfortable working both independently and with a team.

Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or current student. Previous experience working or volunteering in public service is preferred but not required. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills.

Working conditions: Ability to lift 25 pounds, to push a cart loaded with library materials, to reach and bend to retrieve materials, and to stand at service desk for long periods.

This position qualifies for sick and vacation time.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Vandana Sehgal, Head of Business Services, at vsehgal@lincolnwoodlibrary.org.

Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, October 17.