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Positions currently available: 

 

Assistant Dept. Head (full time)

 

LOCATION: Government Documents' Department,

Main Library

 

HOURS: 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (includes evening and weekend hours)

 

Pay Grade: 9 Exempt Position

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Responsible to and assists the Head as the second in command in the Department. Trains and supervises Department’s employees and volunteers, responsible for the daily function during the absence of the Department Head by possessing a high degree of diplomacy, customer service and organizational skills to facilitate communication among the Department and with other Library units. Serves as a cataloging expert. Provides accurate reference service to Library patrons.  Other duties as assigned, including contributing and participating in cooperative activities within the community.

Requirements:

MLS in Library Science plus 3 years of  library experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility. Advanced knowledge and skill in reference techniques, cataloging ability, computer and internet literacy, and strong interpersonal skills.  Able to manage and prioritize multiple issues and tasks; work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions and within tight deadlines; demonstrate a commitment to learning and continued commitment to the profession. Knowledge in handling government information in all formats desired. Supervisory experience and bilingual candidates preferred.  Starting annual salary is $50,720, dependent upon experience and knowledge.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Additional information about this position and a copy of the complete job description, and the Library’s application form can be obtained by emailing jobs@poplarcreeklibrary.org or by telephoning 630-837-6800 x4940.

Send cover letter and resume to Paulette Harding, Government Documents' Department, Poplar Creek Public Library District, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL, 60107.  Library application and 3 references will be requested of applicants during the interviewing process.

 


 

Librarian (Part Time)

LOCATION: Government Documents' Department, Main Library

EVENING HOURS (4:30-9:30) and weekend hours: 20 HOURS PER WEEK

 

Pay Grade: 8

 

Starting salary: $22.66 an hour depending on qualifications.

Job Description:

Provides reference & research services for library users by utilizing government information; complies with the procedures of the Federal Depository Library Program and the Illinois State Depository Program; responsible for a variety of technical processes, including copy and/or original cataloging.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program; skilled reference librarian; experience or coursework in government documents preferred; excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; commitment to public service; commitment to professional development.
New graduates are encouraged to apply.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Additional information about this position and a copy of the complete job description, and the Library’s application form can be obtained by emailing pharding@poplarcreeklibrary.org or by telephoning 630-837-6800 x4940.

Send cover letter and resume to Paulette Harding, Government Documents' Department, Poplar Creek Public Library District, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood, IL, 60107.  (jobs@poplarcreeklibrary.org) Library application and 3 references will be requested of applicants during the interviewing process.