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Library Associate – Harnish Main Library

25 hours/week – evening and weekend hours required. Flexible schedule a plus.

Salary: 14.90/hour (DOQ)

We are looking for a friendly, flexible, customer-service-oriented person to join our vibrant Youth Services Department. The Library Associate’s main job focus will be to work at the Youth Services Desk and help parents and children (baby through 8th grade) with reader’s advisory, homework and technology questions. He/she will also coordinate assigned projects and assist with Youth programming.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Public library and SIRSI/Workflows experience a plus. Experience working with children and knowledge of children’s literature. High level technology skills.

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Customer Service Associate – Harnish Main Library

25 hours/week – includes evening and weekend hours

Salary: 11.50/hour

Under the supervision of the Access Services Administrator or the Circulation Supervisor, the Customer Service Associate is responsible for providing excellent customer service to library patrons. The Customer Service Associate is the first contact patrons have as they enter the building. In addition to greeting patrons and providing information about the Library, they handle all duties related to the circulation of library materials including registering new cardholders, processing holds, preparing interlibrary loan material, and troubleshooting patron accounts.

Minimum qualifications: high school diploma. Customer service and Library experience preferred.

Applications accepted until June 3, 2016.

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Customer Service Associate – Eastgate Branch

20 hours/week – includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours

Salary: $11.50/hour

Customer service associates greet and direct library patrons to materials and services, register patrons for library cards, check in/check out materials, accept payments for fines and fees, and perform other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills and experience with computers. Open until filled.

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Please send application, cover letter and resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Assistant:

  • Via email:
  • Via U.S. mail: Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102
  • Via Fax: 847-458-9359

No phone calls, please.

The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.

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