Technical Services Acquisitions Associate

The Indian Prairie Public Library has an opening for a part-time Technical Services Acquisitions Associate. If you are a highly-detailed person, exceptionally savvy with computers and Microsoft Windows and Office applications and love working with a small department of dedicated staff, consider joining our team!

Duties include: Provide excellent customer service and hospitality to ensure positive patron and staff experiences. Order library materials and departmental supplies. Reconcile invoices and vendor statements. Creates and updates material records in library database. Work with vendors to ensure order follow-up and claiming. Replace missing or damaged items as necessary. Run reports on library database. Maintain item records in library database. Check for material content on circulating eReaders and other devices. Receive and enter periodicals in library database. Maintain written documentation and procedures. Direct volunteers with their work

The salary range starts at $12.76/hour. This position works 25 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Benefits include IMRF pension, vacation, sick and personal hours.

The library is looking for people with enthusiasm and ideas. We offer a dynamic, engaging team environment that values initiative and each individual. Applicants must have a commitment to excellent customer service, a friendly manner, a sense of humor and be able to work as part of a team. Other requirements high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of related experience working in a technical services department or four years of similar experience requiring computer expertise and performance of highly detailed work.

Submit applications to Ann Stovall, Head of Technology & Technical Services, Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL 60561 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Complete job description and application is available at the Checkout Desk or at http://ippl.info/the-library/job-opportunities. Applications will be accepted through November 12, 2014.

The Indian Prairie Public Library District is located in Darien, Illinois serving 42,000 residents in the communities of Darien, Willowbrook and Burr Ridge. The library is extremely busy with a wide variety of services and programming. Our residents love our services and the warm and friendly staff! Indian Prairie Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. For further information about the library, visit www.ippl.info.

 

Circulation Services Page

The Indian Prairie Public Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Services Page.  If you love working with people consider joining our team.  Job duties include checking in materials, sorting materials for shelving, loading and moving book carts and return bins, shelving materials, and possibly answering patron direction questions.  

The library is looking for people with enthusiasm and ideas.  We offer a dynamic, engaging team environment that values initiative and each individual.  Applicants must have a commitment to excellent customer service, a friendly manner and a sense of humor.  Other requirements include:  

•    Ability to arrange items in alphabetical and numerical order (test required).
•    Ability to learn check-in procedures.
•    Practical knowledge of computers.
•    Must have excellent attention to detail.
•    Ability to move loaded book cards and bins and to lift and shelve library materials as required.
•    Ability to communicate effectively with public and staff in English, both oral and written.


This position averages 16 hours per week –Monday 9-1 p.m., Wednesday 5-9 p.m., Thursday 1-5 p.m., Saturday 9-1 p.m., and some Sundays 12:30-5 p.m. The salary is $8.88 per hour.  Applicant must be at least 16 years of age.

A complete job description and application is available at www.ippl.info and at the Check Out desk on the first floor of the library.  Submit application to Vicki Brodeur, Senior Circulation Supervisor, Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, IL  60561, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Indian Prairie Library District is an equal opportunity employer.