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Library Page - Part-Time

Library Page - Part-Time
Department: Circulation

Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library might be just the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same. Join the library’s team – contribute ideas for future projects, work closely with people who love connecting people with the world of ideas.

Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

This is a 12 hour per week year-round position and includes nights and weekends shifts.

Requirements:

Ability to sort and arrange materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts. 

Salary:

$8.25 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to:

Apply by submitting an application (available online at http://www.hplibrary.org/jobs) to:

Ryan Dreier
Page & Volunteer Coordinator
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035  (847/432-0216)
rdreier@hplibrary.org

 

Computer Assistant (Three Positions)

Computer Assistant (Three Positions)
Department: Computer Services

Courteous person needed to assist patrons with the use of the public PC's and Digital Media Lab, study room sign-ups, and library program set-ups. Duties include troubleshooting, patron assistance with hardware and software, computer and A/V set up for programs, study room scheduling and supervising teen techs.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

Three shifts available, 12-13 hours per week each. Flexible daytime hours. Also requires 2 Saturdays per month 9:30-12.

Requirements:

Knowledge of Internet, MS Office, Windows 7 & 8, Mac OS, general computer knowledge, good customer service & communication skills. Knowledge of media creation software and devices such as cameras and e-readers helpful. Minimum age 16.

Salary:

$9.21 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Apply to:

Send job application (see above) to:

Helene Bjorseth, Virtual Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, Illinois 60035    847-432-0216
hbjorseth.hppl@gmail.com

Technical Services Cataloger - Part-Time

Technical Services Cataloger - Part-Time
Department: Technical Services

Catalog titles in all formats using OCLC WorldCat and approved databases, ensuring that cataloging is in accordance with standard library and consortium practices; classify and assign subject headings according to consortium practices using DDC and LCSH, and custom classification systems; import on-order records from OCLC, print spine labels, enter item values, carry out database maintenance duties.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

25 hours per week with benefits.

Requirements:

MLS from ALA-accredited program. Working knowledge of MARC format, RDA, AACR2 and Dewey classification system, cataloging principles and procedures, experience with OCLC Connexion and local vendor Systems (Sirsi/Dynix Symphony WorkFlows a plus), attention to details while maintaining high level of productivity and quality cataloging, the ability to work independently and as a team member; strong oral and written communication skills, computer application proficiency.

Desired: Prior cataloging experience, preferably in consortium environment. Knowledge of and experience in working with metadata.

Salary:

$21.00 per hour, DOQ.

Apply to:

Send job application (available at http://www.hplibrary.org/jobs) and resume to:

Ms. Bin Zhao
Technical Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035  (847/432-0216)
bzhao@hplibrary.org