Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Glenview Public Library. The Glenview Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Youth Services, Clerk I – Part-time
The Glenview Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic candidate who enjoys working with the public, has excellent customer service and communication skills, is able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, will function harmoniously in a fast-paced team environment and is competent working with computers. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting librarians with programing for children through grade eight and their caregivers, general clerical tasks, operating office equipment, organizing crafts and supplies, preparing and creating program materials, making phone calls, program photography and other duties as assigned. Essential for the position: knowledge of Microsoft Office products, ability to learn specialized library systems and software, detail oriented, able to complete tasks independently and relate well to both children and adults.
Schedule: Position averages 18 hours per week; must be flexible to accommodate a programming schedule that includes day, evening and weekend hours. Requirements: Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. Job experience in an office environment and/or public service experience desirable; previous library experience preferred. Hiring Range: $10.14 – $11.41/hr., DOQ
To apply: email or fax cover letter and resume to Barbara Littlefield, Head of Youth Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Fax: 847-729-7558; or email: Barbara Littlefield, Head of Youth Services. No phone calls, please.
Circulation – Shelver I
Do you enjoy organizing, have an eye for detail and are energetic? We are interested in hearing from you! The Shelver I position is responsible for sorting and shelving all library materials, searching for materials as requested, as well as, maintaining the orderliness of all library collections.
Schedule: This 18 hour a week position requires someone with scheduling flexibility and includes day, night and weekend hours. Requirements: Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and push/pull carts. Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing. Hiring Range: $9.03 – $10.16 hourly (DOQ)
To apply:Print and fill out an employment application (or pick up one at the Circulation Desk) and send to Karen Kee, Head of Circulation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Applicants may also email the resume to email@example.com. Accepting applications until position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Circulation – Clerk I
The Glenview Public Library is interested in hiring an experienced and reliable Clerk who can assist with a variety of general clerical proficiencies relative to the circulation of library materials. This includes library card registration, answering phones and addressing inquiries, resolve customer concerns, verify and update account information, assist with payments and refunds, and more.
The successful applicant will be the front-end representative of the library, so he or she must have strong interpersonal skills, a polite and friendly disposition, and be readily available to greet patrons and direct them as necessary.
Schedule: This position is 17 hours weekly. Schedule must be flexible to include afternoons, two evenings and every other weekend. Requirements: Applicants should have knowledge of personal computers, including e-mail and Windows based operations. Experience with Polaris, our automated library system (ILS), is a plus. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; library experience is preferred. Hiring Range: $10.14 – $11.41 hourly (DOQ).
To apply:Print and fill out an employment application (or pick up one at the Circulation Desk) or send a resume and cover letter to Karen Kee, Head of Circulation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Applicants may also email the resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.