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REFERENCE LIBRARIAN (Full-Time):
Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) in the Adult Services Department.

Duties include:
Major duties include reference desk coverage, readers’ advisory, programming, and collection development (acquisitions, cataloging, and weeding). Additional duties include patron instruction in all online resources to which the library subscribes and social media updating. Attend professional development meetings 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: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) that includes evenings and weekends

Please submit an application, resume and three references via email to:
Denise Benson
Head of Adult Services
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
708-862-6220 ext. 249
dbenson@calumetcitypl.org


CIRCULATION CLERK (Part-Time):
Part-time position (20 hours per week) in the Circulation Department.

Responsibilities include: Checking in and 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 to 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.

Applicant 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 apply to:
Paula Niemiec
Assistant Head of Circulation
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
708-862-6220 ext. 240

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