Employment

Position Available:  

Reference librarian I

Adult services department
Part-Time

Do you thrive in a team environment, but also completing tasks on your own? Are you a person who loves to interact with people? Then our library is looking for you! The Orland Park Public Library, named one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, is currently accepting applications for a part-time Adult Services Reference Librarian.

Responsibilities

  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services
  • Provides collection development, including e-resources
  • Develops and conducts book discussions and other book related programming
  • Prepares bibliographies, pathfinders, and more

Necessary Knowledge

  • Knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory service
  • Extensive knowledge of bibliographic tools and reference resources in print and electronic formats
  • Knowledge of adult literature
  • Experience in current technology including Microsoft Office, Internet, databases and Outlook

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or currently enrolled to receive this degree
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Access to transportation

Position is 12 to 18 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Starting salary for applicant with a Master’s Degree is $ 23 per hour.

Applicants for all positions are subject to a background check.

Applications are available at the Welcome Desk in the library’s lobby and as a PDF.

Send cover letter, resume, application and three references
By January 31, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. to hr@orlandparklibrary.org

or mail
Orland Park Public Library
Human Resources
14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
Please indicate Adult Services Reference Librarian on application and subject line of electronic submissions.

The Orland Park Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: January 10, 2020

 


Custodian

Part-Time

The Orland Park Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time custodian.

Responsibilities

  • Available for building emergencies outside of scheduled work hours
  • Clean, empty trash and recycle containers, sweep and mop floors, vacuum and clean carpets, wash windows, clean fixtures and replenish supplies throughout the building and in particular the Administration area of the Library
  • Clean library washrooms, stairwells, and entryways
  • Walk grounds daily; pick up trash and empty exterior garbage cans
  • Set up meeting rooms and other areas for programs
  • Use power and non-power janitorial equipment

Requirements

  • Ability to follow tasks through to completion
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to perform full range of body motion including: good speaking, hearing and vision ability; frequently required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; excellent manual dexterity and occasionally required to sit. Must frequently lift and/or carry up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to move up to 200 pounds with proper equipment

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three (3) years custodial experience
  • Must be willing to work evenings
  • Available to work flexible hours; may be called in for Library emergencies

Position is 25 hours per week including evenings and some weekends. Position includes IMRF benefit. Starting salary is $15.40 per hour.

Applicants for all positions are subject to a background check.

Applications are available at the Welcome Desk in the library’s lobby and as a PDF.

Completed applications must be received by January 31, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. to be considered.
Applications can be dropped off at the library or emailed to hr@orlandparklibrary.org
Please put Custodian on the application or subject line of electronic submission.

The Orland Park Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: January 10, 2020

 


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