Jobs

Administrative and Library Services Coordinator

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is seeking a friendly, organized, and positive team member for a new unique role. Must be a lover of libraries with a sense of humor and a keen attention to detail. The ideal candidate loves working with other staff members and library patrons alike. Your initiative, great interpersonal skills, and enthusiasm for efficiency will be the perfect fit for this dynamic position with us!
Primary responsibilities include providing administrative support, managing supply inventories, collecting statistics, preparing for and attending board meetings, writing board and other meeting minutes, and occasionally running errands. This position will also act as a substitute for the Adult and Youth & Teen Services departments with a guaranteed 8-12 hours each week at a service desk.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate’s Degree or equivalent required; some college, technical training, or trade certification preferred. Intermediate computer and information technology skills with an emphasis on spreadsheet and word processing skills. Two years professional experience including administrative or customer service duties and inventory management or any combination of education and experience that provides relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities. Possession of valid Illinois driver’s license, access to a personal vehicle, and proof of current automobile insurance. Click here to review the full job description.

Compensation
Salary range begins at $20-$24/hour, DOQ, with a 37.5-hour in-person workweek. This position includes working one evening/week and approximately one weekend/month. This is an IMRF pension qualifying position that includes 100% employer paid health, vision, and dental insurance. Additional annual benefits include 11 paid holidays, 4 weeks of paid vacation, and 12 days of paid sick leave.

To Apply
To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Vandana Sehgal, at vsehgal@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.
This position reports to Josephine Tucci, Library Director.
The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Patron Services Assistant

Sharpen your customer service and teamwork skills, learn the core functions of circulation and material processing, and get ready to grow.

Lincolnwood Public Library is seeking an 18-hour per week customer service-focused Patron Services Assistant who is friendly and charismatic. Candidates should be interested in working with the public and provide assistance with library card registration, checking out of materials, resolving problems involving lost or overdue materials, and perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative and critical thinking skills and is comfortable working both independently and with a team.

Hours: Thursday 9-2, Fridays 1-6, Saturdays 10-6, with some flexibility.

Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or current student. Previous experience working or volunteering in public service is preferred but not required. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills.

Working conditions: Ability to lift 25 pounds, to push a cart loaded with library materials, to reach and bend to retrieve materials, and to stand at service desk for long periods.

This position qualifies for sick and vacation time.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Vandana Sehgal, Head of Business Services, at vsehgal@lincolnwoodlibrary.org.
Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, October 17. Salary is $15.25/hr depending on qualifications.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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