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Positions currently available: 

 

CHILDREN’S REFERENCE ASSISTANT (Pay Grade 6)

 

We’re looking for an energetic, FUN, customer-service oriented individual to act as a part-time (14 hours) desk assistant in a busy children’s department.  

Requirements include LTA certification or a bachelor’s degree; a demonstrated background of basic work skills; and the ability to work effectively with other staff and the public for the good of the library team.  Duties include helping kids (and parents, and teachers) find answers to questions, recommending books, and doing some occasional shelving.  You may also be asked to help out with the occasional tour.

Hours for this position are Saturday, 12-5; and Monday and Thursday, 5:00-9:30.  Salary is $17.19 per hour.

Interested applicants should submit a library application to jobs@poplarcreeklibrary.org.  Applications are available on the library’s website (www.poplarcreeklibrary.org) or in person at any service desk. 

 


 

Title: Adult Services Reference Desk Library Technical Assistant (LTA) (2 positions open)

 

Pay Grade: 6

 

Hours:  Part-time, 20 hours per week, evenings and weekend hours required.

 

Schedule:  Hours will cover mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends depending on the scheduling needs of the department.       

 

Salary:  $17.19 per hour

 

The Poplar Creek Public Library District is seeking two Adult Services Reference Desk Library Technical Assistant (LTA) to assist professional staff at the Reference Desk.  Part-time position will also provide public service at the Reader’s Advisory, AV/Media, the Young Adult and Ask Me Desk as needed.   Major duties will include assisting patrons with computer questions at the service desks, answer basic reference questions using both print and electronic sources and to assist professional staff with collection maintenance.  Other duties will include assisting interlibrary loan staff.  Applicant must possess computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, online catalog and databases. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.  A six month probationary period is required. 

Requirements:

  • Library Technical Assistant Certification and/or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Library experience  a plus or desired
  • Must have excellent communication skills and have the ability of maintain a pleasant disposition when working with a diverse people.
  • Bilingual Spanish or other languages a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to use and understand both verbal and written communication.
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and read computer screens and call numbers on library materials and know Dewey Decimal classification.
  • Must be able to move to shelves, computer areas, and other areas of department to assist users.

Application Contact:  Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application to Jobs@poplarcreeklibrary.org.  A printable application is available on the Poplar Creek Library website at www.poplarcreeklibrary.org.  Click on tab “About the Library” and select “Employment Opportunities.”  Scan application and email to the above email address or mail to:  Attn:  Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services, Poplar Creek Public Library, and 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL 60107/

No telephone calls please.

 


 

Title: Adult Services Interlibrary Loan Clerk

 

Pay Grade: 4

 

Hours:  Part-time, 25 hours per week.

 

Schedule:  Hours are 11:00 – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

 

Salary:  $13.04 per hour

 

The Poplar Creek Public Library District is seeking a part-time interlibrary loan clerk to process patron interlibrary requests for material both to and from other libraries.  The clerk position requires strong clerical and technological skills in completing forms in print and online, maintaining files and confidentiality of patron records.  The clerk will requests material online through OCLC Worldshare, local consortiums and through other sources.  Interacts with customers by phone or email regarding the status of interlibrary loan requests.  Ability to verify citations through online catalogs and databases.  Will work with assigned Adult Services Librarian and/or the Head of Adult Services to see that copyright laws and guidelines and the Illinois and ALA Interlibrary Loan Code requirements are being met.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma required, some college beyond high school preferred. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet, email and online catalogs.
  • Ability to work well on own as well as with supervision and as part of team.
  • Familiarity with Excel a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to use and understand both verbal and written communication.
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard, read computer screens and call numbers on library materials, and be familiar with Dewey Decimal Classification System.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, stand, reach and carry up to 25 pounds

Application Contact:  Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application to Jobs@poplarcreeklibrary.org.  A printable application is available on the Poplar Creek Library website at www.poplarcreeklibrary.org.  Click on tab, “About the Library” and select “Employment Opportunities.”  Scan application and email to the above email address or mail to:  Attn:  Janice Beckman, Head of Adult Services, Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL  60107.

No telephone calls please.