Library Assistant 1 - Harper College

Harper College is currently seeking applicants for the Library Assistant I position.

Schedule Information: Saturdays 9:00-3:30; Sundays 1:00-5:00 during Fall/Spring Semesters

Hours Per Week: 10.5 hours/week; 34 weeks/year

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature. Work may involve lifting books and materials up to 25 lbs. of force on an occasional basis, pushing loaded book or media carts, and moving about in the work area.

Duties of Position:

  • Responsible for providing public service within the Circulation department during evening or weekend hours.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the Library.
  • Registers students, staff, and community borrowers and updates borrowing status of patrons.
  • Checks materials and laptops in and out.
  • Collects fines and fees for lost, damaged and overdue materials.
  • Receives, processes, and helps maintain reserve materials for faculty.
  • Provides information to patrons in person and by telephone, and makes necessary referrals; assists patrons as needed.
  • Assists with library programming and events.
  • Maintains stacks and general physical space of the Library.
  • Inspects damaged materials and refers them to appropriate department for repair or replacement.
  • Troubleshoots copiers, printers, DVD players, microform reader/printers, computers, print stations and book-scanning stations.
  • Monitors and manages group study room use.
  • Assists with library marketing initiatives, including helping to create displays.
  • Assists in directing the day-to-day activities of student aides.
  • Processes materials borrowed and lent through ISHARE consortium, notifying patrons that requested item(s) have arrived and returning items to the lending libraries.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate required. Associate's Degree preferred.

Experience Requirements: One year library circulation experience preferred and customer service experience preferred. PC experience required.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: September 26, 2018.

Required Documents: 

A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process
Official transcripts required upon hire

Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

Employment sponsorship is not available.

Job no: 493367
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Classified Staff
Salary: $14.82- $18.68
Division: Provost
Department: Resources For Learning

To apply for this position, please visit the Harper College web site.

Advertised: September 12, 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled