Employment at the Library

Part Time Library Services Clerk

Reports to the Head of Library Services

The Eisenhower Public Library is seeking a Library Services Clerk for the Library Services Department. Library Services Clerks are responsible for direct customer service including checking books out to patrons, checking books in, making library cards, answering the telephone and other related duties.

The ideal candidate would be someone who enjoys working with the public and has a good sense of humor. Other desirable qualities would include being highly organized, working well in a fast paced environment and possessing a flexible schedule. Must enjoy working as part of a team. Previous customer service experience a plus. Fluency in Polish or Spanish is desirable.

This is a part-time position and applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule – including mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

Must be available the following hours: Tuesdays, 4:00-9:00 pm. Thursdays, 4:00-9:00 pm. Every third Saturday. Every third Sunday.

Applications available at the Library Services Desk of the Eisenhower Public Library, 4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706. Completed applications may be returned to Peggy Tomzik, at the Library Services Desk.

 


 

Kids World Page (Part Time) 8-10 hours per week

Reports to: Head of Children’s Services

Do you love books? Then you might be interested in working as a page in the Eisenhower Public Library District. Kids World is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is detail oriented and has a passion for getting materials out to patrons as quickly as possible.

The position includes bending and stooping and the ability to push a cart of 50+ lbs of materials including books and audiovisual materials.

Per library policy the selected candidate will be subject to a background check.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Age 16 or older
  • 2 years high school completed
  • Available to work evenings and weekends
  • Written alphabetical and numerical test required

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:  (Illustrative, not exhaustive)

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work with people of all ages in a friendly, approachable, and tactful manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English orally and in writing
  • Ability to shelve library materials in alphabetical and numerical order
  • Ability to set priorities and exercise discretion with patrons and staff
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, and carry and push a fully loaded book cart

To Apply please pick up an application at the library and submit it to Kids World Attn: Tiffany Lewis

Job opened until filled

No phone calls please.

 


 

Part Time Children's Librarian

 

Reports to: Head of Children’s Services

Are you excited about STEM programming, love finding that perfect book for a patron, and enjoy working as part of a team? Eisenhower Public Library District might be the place for you.  We are seeking applicants who can wear many hats, enjoys working reference, and can develop innovative programming for pre-K through grade six. We are looking for a collaborative, patron-oriented team member who can bring new ideas to Kids World and keep up with our busy department.

The Eisenhower Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. Per library policy, qualified candidates will be subject to a background check upon offer of employment.

Requirements:

  • ALA accredited MLS
  • Experience working with children
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends
  • Access to transportation.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Regularly scheduled time at the public Children’s Services Desk
  • Serving as a member of the collection development team
  • Planing and conducting programming and outreach for children and their caregivers or educators

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Tiffany Lewis

Head of Children’s Services

[email protected]

No phone calls please. Job open until filled.

 


 

Kids World Technology Clerk (Part-Time) 8-10 hours per week

Reports to: Head of Children's Services

Do you love working with technology and people? This is the job for you. Join our fast paced children’s department assisting people with technology questions and working with our staff on children’s programs. Polish language skills desired but not required.   

The Eisenhower Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. Per library policy, qualified candidates will be subject to a background check upon offer of employment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school degree or equivalent
• 2 years customer service experience
• Available to work evenings and weekends
• Access to transportation 
• Computer test required
 
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:  (Illustrative not exhaustive)
• Provides uniformly consistent, respectful, and friendly services to library patrons and fellow staff
• Regularly scheduled at a public service desk in Children’s Services Department
• Directs library patrons to appropriate services
• Assists patrons in using technology, including computers, printers, scanners, copy machines and any other electronic equipment available to the public
• Assists patrons in accessing internet resources, e-mail, and other computer applications
• Registers patrons for programs 
 
Hours:
Tuesday: 4-9pm, Thursdays: 4-9pm & One weekend per month: Saturdays 9-5pm, Sundays 1-5pm 

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Tiffany Lewis

Head of Children’s Services

[email protected]

No phone calls please. Job open until filled.