Employment

Circulation Department Page

Ela Area Public Library District

The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL has an opening for a Circulation Department Page. (Posted 5/19/16).

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting staff in emptying bins of incoming returns
  • Sorting incoming materials onto appropriate carts and shelves
  • Setting up bins for RBP distribution and filling bins from book carts and sorting shelves
  • Bundling materials for RPB distribution
  • Checking in ILL materials and processing Hold items
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Hours: About 10 hours per week 

2 days per week and 1 weekend every three weeks

Pay: $8.43 per hour

Please complete the PDF application, save it to your computer, and email it to apply@eapl.org for consideration.

The Ela Area Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.

Application Deadline: Until filled


Information Desk Assistant

Ela Area Public Library District

The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL has an opening for an Information Desk Assistant. (Posted 4/20/16).

Responsibilities:

  • Processes passport applications as a certified Passport Agent.
  • Greets and assists patrons, provides informational and directional assistance in person and via phone.
  • Assists patrons with the use of the Popular Materials collection. Searches for items on the computer, places holds as necessary and gives reading recommendations.
  • Answers the telephone and routes calls to the appropriate people or departments, demonstrating proper techniques and etiquette.
  • Takes program sign-ups, accepting payment where required, giving receipts and handling cancellations.
  • Takes applications and accepts payments for the meeting room.
  • Assists patrons with the use of the copier/scanner and performs troubleshooting.
  • Takes voter registrations if eligible.
  • Answers local information questions (directions, location of local businesses etc.).
  • Attends staff meetings, staff training days, and department meetings.
  • Answers questions about using technology including library apps, mobile devices, the internet, and word processing.

Requirements:
2 years of college, one year of work experience with public interaction and customer service experience required. Library experience preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:
Must have the ability to:
o   Deal with multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.
o   Interact with patrons courteously, skillfully and accurately.
o   Work effectively with co-workers in a collaborative, team-based organization.
o   Learn use of telephone system and maintain standards of phone service.
o   Comfortably use and explain how to use technology.
o   Read small print; push and pull a cart loaded with materials; bend, lift, and reach.

Position Hours:
About 15 hours per week
One full weekend per month, an additional Saturday, and a weekday evening or afternoon
Availability to work extra shifts as needed.

Pay: $15.21/hr

Please complete the PDF application here, save it to your computer, and email it to apply@eapl.org for consideration.

* The Ela Area Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.


 

 

 

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