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Current Openings

ADULT SERVICES REFERENCE LIBRARIAN (FULL-TIME):

A full-time position (37.5 hours per week) in the Adult Services Department

Duties:
Major duties include reference desk coverage, readers' advisory, programming, and collection development (acquisitions, cataloging, and weeding). Additional duties include patron instruction on all online resources to which the library subscribes and updating library's social media platforms. Attend professional development as scheduling allows. Perform other duties as necessary and assigned.

Qualifications:
Master of Library/Information Science degree from an ALA- accredited library school. Excellent in-person and telephone customer service skills, with ability to empathize and relate to patrons’ needs. Broad reading knowledge. Good technical skills, which includes knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 and later; Android and iOS operating systems; and eBook readers and tablets. Should be creative and bring ideas for programs, services, displays, etc. Must have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license. Ability to lift boxes and push carts of books. Knowledge of SirsiDynix Enterprise and Workflows, and fluency in Spanish would be pluses, but are not required. Selected candidate will be subject to and must pass a background check.

Salary: $35,000 per year plus benefits



Schedule: 37.5 hours per week, with days, evenings and weekends

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Denise Benson
Head of Adult Services
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6220 ext. 249

No calls. Please ask questions and submit credentials via email.



ADULT SERVICES CLERK (PART-TIME):

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

Duties include:
Sorting and processing interlibrary loans; pulling the daily interlibrary loan pick list (Monday-Friday); assisting patrons by utilizing library resources and materials; straighten and read shelves in Adult Services collections; maintain the general tidiness of the main library area; perform other duties as assigned.

Requires the following skills:
Ability to learn the use of SirsiDynix; accuracy and attention to detail; ability to interact successfully with the Department Head and other staff; ability to recognize the need to refer problems to other staff in the Department; must be able to lift, bend, climb, stoop and be on feet for the majority of the day; prior library experience 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.

Starting Wage: $9.05 per hour

To apply for this position, complete an application form which can also be obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Please submit application to:
Denise Benson
Head of Adult Services
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6220 ext. 249



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

To apply for this position, complete an application form which can also be obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Please submit application to:
Lisa Trevino
Head of Circulation
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6220 ext. 240



TECHNICAL SERVICES CLERK (PART-TIME):

A part-time position (20 hours per week) under the administration of the Head of Technical Services

Responsibilities and Duties:
Data entry of youth services materials; cataloging changes to library items; mending damaged items, deleting and discarding older items no longer in use; operating a laminating machine and lettering equipment; performs other duties as assigned.

Necessary skills:
Ability to learn the library's cataloging system with strict attention to detail; ability to type 30 wpm with speed and accuracy; ability to lift, bend and stoop.

Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent; at least one year work experience with computers; able to work nights or weekends, if necessary; must live in Calumet City.

Starting Wage: $9.05 per hour
Work week is Monday thru Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm

To apply for this position, complete an application form which can also be obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Please submit application to:
Margaret Wartak
Head of Technical Services
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6220



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 to use 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!

Qualifications:
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


To apply for this position, complete an application form which can also be obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Please submit application to:
Zachary Warren
Head of Technology
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6220