Page (Part-Time)

Job Title: Page
FT/PT: Part-time, non-exempt
Hours: 10-15 hours/week; primarily evenings and weekends
Wages: Salary starts at $12.00

The Algonquin Area Public Library seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, physically fit, and detail oriented person to fill our entry level page position. If you enjoy putting books, music, movies, and other items in alphabetical or numerical order, searching for requested or lost items, performing detail-oriented work, and making a difference in the community, then join our team and help to keep our beautiful libraries in perfect running order!

Excellent patron experience is a top priority at the Algonquin Area Public Library and persons in this position help to deliver that experience. Responsibilities for this position include: shelving materials, searching for items in the collection, tidying and straightening, and performing a multitude of other tasks to support the running of both library locations.

Requirements:

  • Ability to successfully demonstrate skill in placing library materials in alphabetical and numerical order
  • Physically able to move carts of materials; stoop, reach, sort, carry, and shelve library materials; and set up tables, chairs, and other items in the Library Meeting Rooms
  • Ability to travel between library sites
  • Successful clearance of a background check

Please fill out our general application form, and send application and cover letter or resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Assistant:

Algonquin Area Public Library
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102

Customer Service Associate (Part-time)

Job Title: Customer Service Associate
FT/PT: Part-time, non-exempt
Hours: 25 hours/week; day, evening, and weekend hours
Wages: Salary starts at $13.75/hour

The Algonquin Area Public Library seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate person to fill a front line position. If you enjoy interacting with people, performing detail-oriented work, and making a difference in the community, join our team and help staff our Customer Service Desk

Excellent patron experience is a top priority at the Algonquin Area Public Library. Responsibilities for this position include: welcoming patrons to the library, issuing library cards, checking in and checking out materials, resolving patron account issues, emptying library materials from bins, and other materials handling.

Benefits include dental insurance, IMRF retirement plan, and a paid time off plan.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Physical agility and strength to unload and load materials from bins and carts
  • Proficiency with or ability to learn computers, software, and other office equipment
  • Ability to travel between library sites
  • Successful clearance of a background check

Please fill out our general application form, and send application and cover letter or resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Assistant:

Algonquin Area Public Library
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102

Library Associate – Eastgate Branch (Part-Time)

Job Title: Library Associate
FT/PT: Part-time, non-exempt
Hours: 25 hours/week; day, evening, and weekend hours
Wages: Salary starts at $17.75/hour depending on qualifications and experience

Responsibilities for this position include greeting patrons and maintaining a friendly, welcoming environment, registering patrons for library cards and assisting with patron records, checking materials in and out, providing basic reference and readers’ advisory assistance, helping patrons with various forms of technology, promoting library services, managing meeting and study room reservations, shelving materials and maintaining shelf order in assigned areas, and serving in a rotation as a Person in Charge.

Benefits include dental insurance, IMRF retirement plan, and a paid time off plan.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or LTA
Demonstrated interest and skill in serving older adults and/or school aged children, a plus
Previous experience in a customer service position or library position is preferred

Please download and complete our general application linked at the bottom of this page. Please send application and cover letter or resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Assistant:
∙ Via email at [email protected] OR
∙ Via U.S. mail at Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102

Priority consideration will be given to applications received before May 10, 2021.

No phone calls, please. The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.

 

The library is currently operating on a limited schedule. We are not accepting applications for employment or for volunteers at this time.

We will post open positions here as they become available. Thank you for your interest in employment with us.

Please use our general application for all job applications.
The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.