Employment Opportunities

Circulation/Technical Services Clerk

The Bloomingdale Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented person to provide excellent customer service to patrons while working at our busy Circulation Desk. This permanent, part-time 20 hour-a-week-position requires a variable schedule that includes day, evening (Tuesday nights) and weekend hours.

Duties include checking materials in and out, issuing library cards, assisting patrons with our self-check machines and automated materials handler, performing basic technical services tasks, and working on special projects as assigned. Qualified candidates must be able to work in a Microsoft environment and have at least basic PC and Microsoft Office skills. Experience with a library ILS (Integrated Library System) or working in the SWAN (System Wide Automated Network) library consortium is highly desirable.

Ideal candidates will have good interpersonal and communication skills and dedication to superior customer service. Previous public library experience is preferred but not required.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with the completion of an LTA certification preferred.

This position starts at $15.86/hour and reports to the Circulation and Technical Services Department Head. It includes paid time-off benefits and inclusion in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

The start date for this position is on/around July 16, 2024.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and at least one professional reference to:
Christine Karns, Circulation/Technical Services Department Head
Priority will be given to applicants that send in their materials by Monday, June 24 but the position will remain open until filled.

No phone calls, please.