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Current Openings

CIRCULATION CLERK (PART-TIME):

A part-time position (20 hours per week) in the Circulation Services Department

Responsibilities include:
Checking in and checking out materials; entering patron registrations; notifying patrons about the availability of reserve materials; collecting fines and fees and recording transactions on the cash register.

Requires the following skills:
Basic computer knowledge; the ability to learn the use of SirsiDynix Symphony system; accuracy and attention to detail; the ability to interact successfully with the Department Head and other staff; the ability to recognize the need to refer problems to appropriate staff members; and the ability to handle challenging situations in a tactful, positive manner. Prior work experience in a library setting is desirable.

Additional requirements:
Must be a Calumet City resident with a high school diploma, one year of related work experience and the availability to work days, evenings and weekends. Spanish speaking is preferred but not required.

Starting Wage: $9.05 per hour

Please ask for copies of this job description and application forms at the Circulation Desk.

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org



TECHNOLOGY CLERK (PART-TIME):

A part-time position (20 hours per week) in the Technology Department.

Responsibilities include:
Managing the public Technology Area Desk, setting up the Technology Training Center for classes, providing basic computer assistance for patrons, and assisting with other projects as needed.

Requires the following skills:
Basic computer knowledge; the ability to learn PC Reservations and the VendPrint systems; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; the ability to empathize and relate to patrons' needs; the ability to interact successfully with the Department Head and other staff; and the ability to recognize the need to refer problems to appropriate staff members. Great customer service is essential!

Must be a Calumet City resident with a high school diploma, related work experience, and the availability to work evenings and weekends.

Starting Wage: $9.05 per hour

Please ask for copies of this job description and application forms at the Circulation Desk.

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org



YOUTH SERVICES CLERK (PART-TIME):

A part-time position (20 hours per week) in the Calumet City Public Library Youth Services Department. Responsible for a variety of duties related to Youth Services, with an emphasis on clerical skills, reference service and reader's advisory for children and their adult caregivers.

Responsibilities include: Preparing orders for Youth Services materials, department mailings, public relations projects and program publicity; clerical assistance with collection management; maintaining the Youth Services scrapbook and assisting with programs.

Requires the following skills: Must have good verbal and written communication skills and aptitude to perform SirsiDynix Symphony WorkFlows functions for reference service to the public. Basic internet searching and word processing required. Exhibits positive interactions in dealing with and meeting patrons' needs. Ability to recognize the need to refer problems to appropriate Youth Services staff members.

Must be a resident of Calumet City with a high school diploma. Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends. Work experience with children a plus.

Starting Wage: $9.05 per hour

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org