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Circulation Clerk

Circulation Clerk - Bridgeview Public Library

Part Time

Hours: 19 hrs. per week

Salary: $10.00

Position Description: 

We are seeking an individual with excellent customer service skills to join our department. A Circulation Clerk is responsible for performing the following duties: checking in/out materials for patrons, registration and maintenance of patron records, collects money for fees/fines, maintains the hold shelf, follow up on lost/missing materials, while maintaining confidentiality and a professional, friendly, positive manner. All other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent certifications. LTA preferred. Must have good people skills, organizational skills and be detail oriented. Library experience and at least one year work experience in a public contact position desired. Must be willing to work day shift, evening shift and Saturday rotation. Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, lift, or push book cart of at least 50 pounds.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

To Apply:

Application Contact: Lori Kinzel

Bridgeview Public Library

7840 W 79th Street

Bridgeview, IL 60455

Phone: 708-458-2880

Fax: 708-458-3553

Email: lkinzel@bridgeviewlibrary.org


Reference Clerk

Reference Clerk - Bridgeview Public Library

Job Title: Reference Clerk

FT/PT: Part Time

Hours: 15-19 hours per week. Must be available days, evenings and weekends. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10-6 Tue & Thurs 12-8.

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Position Description: 

The Bridgeview Public Library is seeking a friendly, motivated, energetic, customer service oriented person to provide reference assistance at our Reference desk.  Top candidates will possess:

•A proactive attitude and be insightful to the patrons' needs

•Extensive customer service skills and a passion for working with the public

•A forward thinking and adaptable working style

•The ability to work with a strong team, but can accomplish tasks independently

•A strong, self-starting initiative and follow through

•Competent time management skills

•Flexible schedule

Duties include reference and readers’ advisory, assisting patrons with internet and computer tasks, instructing patrons how to use library computer catalog, library databases, and e-reader downloading services, updating library website, taking reserve requests; placing and trapping local holds and completing interlibrary loan transactions, preparing displays, flyers, and publicity materials, moderating a book club, and facilitating Adult Programming events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous or current public library experience will be highly considered

Previous work experience with the public, advanced computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft products, Internet searching, database searching, and email usage including creating new email accounts and opening and attaching documents, familiarity with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc., library experience a plus.  Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

To Apply:

Application Contact: Chris Sebuck

Apply To: 

Bridgeview Public Library

7840 W 79th Street

Bridgeview, IL 60455

Phone: 708-458-2880 ext 104

Fax: 708-458-3553

Email: csebuck@bridgeviewlibrary.org