Employment Opportunities

Position Open

Circulation/Technical Services Assistant
(Full-time, 37.5 hours per week)

This full-time position includes day, evening, and weekend hours in the Circulation/Technical Services Department.

Primary duties include retrieving MARC records for library materials using the OCLC cataloging utility, entering short bibliographic records for library materials in the database, overseeing outsourced cataloging projects, and editing previously cataloged materials in the database. Other duties include assisting with the migration to the SWAN consortium, materials processing, working as a supervisor at the Circulation Desk, assuming responsibility for the Circulation/Technical Services department in the absence of the department head, assisting with the department schedule, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, dedication to positive patron interactions, be able to work independently, and be able to adapt quickly and easily to change while maintaining a positive attitude.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with the completion of an LTA certification or bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Previously supervisory experience is a plus. 2 years related Circulation or Technical Services experience in a comparable business, organization, or library is required.

This position reports to the Circulation and Technical Services Department Head and starts at $15.18/hour plus benefits.

Please submit a résumé, cover letter, and three professional references by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15 via email to jobs@mybpl.org. No phone calls, please.

Christine Sporleder
Circulation/Technical Services Department Head
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108