Employment

Part-Time Security Monitor

Ela Area Public Library District

The Ela Area Public Library is seeking an energetic individual to serve as a part-time Security Monitor. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a welcoming atmosphere for all library visitors. The ability to work as part of a team with a positive attitude even when dealing with problems is highly desired (Posted 7/13/17).

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Makes routine inspections of the interior building and exterior grounds to maintain the safety and security of all library patrons, property, and staff.
  • Continually observes activity in the library and on library property to maintain an appropriate environment consistent with the library’s policies. Completes Incident Reports as needed.
  • Follows established procedures and assists with vacating, closing, and securing the building.

Ability to:

  • Provide excellent customer service and hospitality
  • Communicate positively, clearly & effectively with all age groups
  • Work independently
  • Anticipate potential disruptive behavior and take preventative action
  • Maintain composure under stress
  • Interpret Library policies & procedures to the public
  • Stand for long periods of time

Requirements:

  • HIgh school diploma or equivalent
  • At least two years working with the public where problem solving was required
  • Basic computer skills
  • Previous experience working in a library environment preferred
  • Spanish, Polish, or Chinese language skills a plus

Position Hours: 13 hours per week. Monday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Tuesday 4:00pm-9:00pm, and Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm. Ability to stay beyond closing hours if necessary.

Salary: $13.91 per hour, depending on qualifications

If you are interested in joining Ela Area Public Library District and meet the job requirements described above, 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.


Saturday Custodian

Ela Area Public Library District

The Ela Area Public Library is seeking a part-time Saturday custodian. Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, this detail-oriented individual is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the Library building and grounds. Significant duties include preparing the facility for daily operations, assisting with meeting room set-ups, and cleaning staff designated areas (Posted 7/11/17).

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Position Hours: Saturdays 8:15am-5:15pm

Salary: $13.91 per hour, depending on qualifications

If you are interested in joining Ela Area Public Library District and meet the job requirements described above,

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.


Circulation Department Page

The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL has an opening for a Circulation Department Page.

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: 2 weeknights 5:00pm-8:00pm and two weekends per month

Pay: $8.93 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


Circulation Assistant I

The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL has an opening for a Circulation Assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • providing courteous and professional customer service to patrons and staff in person and on the phone
  • performing duties of checking in and out library materials including Interlibrary loans
  • assisting patrons with self checkouts, feeding all book drop items through the sorter, and emptying bins and putting items on appropriate carts
  • checking for missing or damaged items
  • maintaining the drive-up holds shelf and processing all in-house and CCS holds for distribution and circulation including pick-list holds
  • preparing and returning all items from other libraries for daily pick-up
  • registering and issuing library cards using District and Lake County Tax Assessor maps and records
  • maintaining patron records keeping all information private and up-to date • collecting fines for overdue materials • verifying price and collecting payment for lost or damaged items
  • accurately collecting fines and making change for patrons
  • monitoring and answering Circulation questions that come over WebChat
  • identifying and sending damaged items to Technical Services for repair or discard

Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalency, previous work experience, computer experience desirable. Spanish, Polish, or Chinese language skills a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to:

  • take personal responsibility for making sure customer needs are met
  • work cooperatively on a team
  • work long periods at the circulation counter, using a computer terminal and keyboard
  • bend, reach, and lift • push or pull a cart loaded with library materials
  • read small print accurately • perform accurate math calculations
  • retrieve items from various locations in the department and library

Position Hours: 13.75 hours per week; Monday or Tuesday: 3:00pm-9:00pm, Friday: 1:30pm-6:00pm and one weekend per month

Pay: $12.00 per hour

If you are interested in joining Ela Area Public Library District and meet the job requirements described above, 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.

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