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The Highland Park Public Library is looking for someone who believes that visiting the Library is the best idea anyone has had all day! The ideal candidate will value human contact, will relish mastering changes in technology, and will graciously coach and share what they’ve learned. The ideal candidate will exude a welcoming, can-do spirit recognized by all visitors.
Duties:  Demonstrate and instruct patrons in the use of circulation hardware and software; maintain accurate and confidential accounts using ILS software; collect fines and fees and enforce circulation policies; sort, organize and check-in materials; provide pleasant and knowledgeable telephone reception.

Requires:
 - Problem solving and customer service skills.
 - Ability to operate computers and general office equipment.
 - Ability to communicate with people of all ages.
 - Appropriate interpersonal skills and organizational skills for the work environment.
 

Schedule:   This is a 12 hour per week year-round position and includes afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. 
Starting Salary:   $13.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications.
Apply by submitting an application (available online at http://www.hplibrary.org/jobs)
           Robin Smith, Membership Services Manager
           Highland Park Public Library
           494 Laurel Avenue
           Highland Park, IL  60035 (847-432-0216)
           rsmith@hplibrary.org                    

 

 

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Library Associate - Part-Time

The Youth Services Department is seeking a team-oriented individual to staff our busy information desk and assist librarians with patron inquiries and collection maintenance. Familiarity with web services and electronic devices a must.

Duties:
 - Information and readers’ services at a busy public desk.
 - Collection maintenance, including sorting materials and upkeep of electronic devices.
 - Programming assistance.
Requires:
 - BA or BS degree; MLS in progress preferred.
 - Minimum 1 year professional experience working with children.
 - Knowledge of web services and electronic devices required. 
 - Library experience desirable.
Schedule: Part-time (20 hours per week) including Saturdays, occasional Sunday and 1 evening/week.
Starting Salary: $16.50/hour

Send job application (available online at http://hplibrary.org/jobs) and resumé with three work references to:
Marcia Beach
Youth Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, Illinois 60035    847-432-0216
(email: mbeach@hplibrary.org)

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