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Library Page

Library Page
Department: Information and Reader Services

Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library might be just the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same.

Duties:   Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

Hours will include evening and weekend shifts.

Requirements:

Ability to sort materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Ability to remain focused and disciplined in detailed orientated work. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts.

Salary:

$8.91 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to:

Apply by submitting an application (see above) to:

Georgia Pichinos-Anderson
Page & Volunteer Coordinator
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035 (847/432-0216)
gpichinos-anderson@hplibrary.org

Library Page
Department: Membership Services

Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library just might be the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same.
Duties:   Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

Hours will include morning shifts.

Requirements:

Ability to sort materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Ability to remain focused and disciplined in detailed orientated work. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts.

Salary:

$8.91 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to:

Apply by submitting an application (see above) to:

Georgia Pichinos-Anderson
Page & Volunteer Coordinator
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035 (847/432-0216)
gpichinos-anderson@hplibrary.org

Membership Services Assistant - Part Time

Membership Services Assistant - Part Time
Department: Membership Services

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for someone who believes that visiting the Library is the best idea anyone has had all day! The ideal candidate will value human contact, will relish mastering changes in technology, and will graciously coach and share what they’ve learned.  The ideal candidate will exude a welcoming, can-do spirit recognized by all visitors.
Duties:   Demonstrate and instruct patrons in the use of circulation hardware and software; maintain accurate and confidential accounts using ILS software; collect fines and fees and enforce circulation policies; sort, organize and check-in materials; provide pleasant and knowledgeable telephone reception.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

This is a 20 hour per week year-round position and includes evening and weekend hours. (Two 20 hour positions open).

Requirements:

Problem solving and customer service skills.
• Ability to operate computers and general office equipment.
• Ability to communicate with people of all ages.
• Appropriate interpersonal skills and organizational skills for the work environment.
• High School Diploma
 

Salary:

$12.55 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to:

Apply by submitting an application (see above) by Friday, August 29 to:

Robin Smith, Membership Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035 (847-432-0216)
rsmith@hplibrary.org