Position in Readers’ Advisory/Media Department
Must be able to work this schedule:
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.
- 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.
- 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
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.