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Position in Readers’ Advisory/Media Department

RA/Media Clerk – Approximately 30 hours per week.  Schedule includes some daytime hours, two (2) evenings per week (3:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.) and every other weekend (both Saturday 9:00 a.m. -5:00 pm. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Work at public service desks in three areas of Adult Services-mostly Reader’s Advisory/Fiction and Media/A-V.  Must be able to perform repetitive tasks.  Must be able to both work alone and under close supervision.  Tasks include locating library materials using online catalog, answering phones, assisting with computers, assisting librarian and LTAs, shelving materials, covering for meals and breaks, and other assigned projects.  Must have good public service and communication skills.  A high school diploma or GED is required.  Computer skills required.  Knowledge of Spanish or other languages a plus.  $13.04 per hour.  Position includes medical benefits, life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation time, personal days and holidays.  Contact Jill Berrill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  No phone calls please.

Must be able to work this schedule:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
OFF 11:30-5  3-9:30 OFF 3-9:30 12-5 9-5
11:30-5 OFF  3-9:30 10-6 3-9:30 12-5 OFF

Job Application

 


 

Title: Adult Services Reference Desk Library Technical Assistant (LTA) New position

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week, includes evening and weekend hours.

Schedule will be Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday, (1:30 – 9:30 p.m.), every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday) rotation with a week day off.   

Salary:  $33,524, with medical benefits, life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation time, personal days and holidays.

The Poplar Creek Public Library District is seeking an Adult Services Reference Desk Library Technical Assistant (LTA) to assist the reference librarians at the Reference Desk and to provide coverage at the Reader’s Advisory, AV/Media Desk and the Young Adult 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 select titles for an assigned area in the Adult nonfiction collection.  Applicant must possess computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, online catalog and databases. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.

Requirements:

  • Library Technical Assistant certification and/or education beyond high school. Additional library experience required.  A bachelor’s degree is a plus.  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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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.

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