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Current Openings

Please note that part-time positions require Calumet City residency.
We do not post positions on third-party websites.



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 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 plus benefits

Please submit an application, cover letter, and resume to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org



ADULT SERVICES CLERK (PART-TIME):

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

Responsibilities 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 the 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 Workflows; 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 others (qualified staff) in the Department; must be able to lift, bend, climb, stoop and be on feet for 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

Please ask for copies of this job description and application forms at the Circulation Desk.

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org



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

Please ask for copies of this job description and application forms at the Circulation Desk.

Please apply to:
Jane Rowland
Library Director

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 862-6254
jrowland@calumetcitypl.org