Patron Services Clerk

Application Deadline:  Thursday, July 31, 2014  

Job Description:  The La Grange Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focused individual to join the busy Patron Services staff.  As the first point of contact for Library visitors, Patron Services Clerks are responsible for greeting visitors in person and on the phone, directing patrons to the right department, assisting with computers and eReaders, and generally providing patrons with the information they need.  Clerks also create new library cards, check materials in and out, and perform a variety of assigned duties in support of the department.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for working with the public.  Compassion, flexibility, and attention to detail are also important.  Comfort with computers is essential, as well as an ability to learn new technologies.

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The La Grange Public Library serves a community of 15,550 in the suburban Chicago community of La Grange, Illinois.  The library’s mission is to provide the community the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Hours: 20 hrs/week, including evenings and weekends

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate, and at least two years of work experience, including at least one year experience dealing with the public in a customer service setting.  Must be available evenings and weekends.  

Salary: $10.08/hour

Contact Information:  To apply please send LGPL application to:
Leslie Hartoonian
Head of Patron Services
La Grange Public Library
10 West Cossitt Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525
Fax: 708.352.1620

The Library does not have any additional job openings at this time.  If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our volunteer application and mail it or drop it off at the Library.