Circulation Assistant

William Rainey Harper College - Palatine, IL4.3

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Schedule Information: Hours may vary; Must have availability on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Hours Per Week: Under 29 hours

Benefits: N/A

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
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.

Characteristic Duties:
Responsible for 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.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: Associate’s degree or Library Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate preferred.

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

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: June 21, 2019

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.