Facilities Assistant/Security Monitor
Part Time, 26 hours weekly

The Lincolnwood Public Library is seeking a reliable security monitor to maintain order in the building and grounds by enforcing policies, procedures, and guidelines that prevent inappropriate, disruptive, or illegal behavior.  The security monitor maintains a safe and secure environment for patrons and employees.  Performs light maintenance tasks in the absence of Operations staff.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Maintain an alert and visible presence throughout the library to prevent and deter situations from occurring or escalating by routinely patrolling the library building and grounds.

• Respond promptly and effectively to problems or potential problems.

• Calmly and assertively manage unruly or disruptive persons using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.

• Anticipate and respond quickly to requests from other library staff for assistance with problems or potential problems relating to patron’s behavior.

• Document incidents promptly and accurately.

• Regularly communicate with staff and provide information regarding patron behavior to ensure staff awareness.

• Assist with light maintenance including snow removal and salting of sidewalks.

• Handles minor cleaning or building problems as needed including picking up litter and debris left in the cafe or library grounds.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and any professional references to Katie Cordis, Head of Operations, E-mail submissions only.

Position is open until filled.  Salary is $14.50/hourly with PTO, sick leave and a 26-hour work week. Required schedule is 3:30-9 pm, Monday through Thursday; 2-6 pm Friday.

Minimum qualifications:

High School Diploma.  Previous security work preferred.  Experience working with kids preferred.  Customer service experience a plus.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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