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Youth Services Library Associate II - Part Time

Are you friendly, curious, and service-oriented? Interested in pop culture and children's literature? Join us at the friendliest library in Illinois! The Fremont Public Library is located in Mundelein and serves 37,500 people in the Fremont Library District. Our Youth Services team brings innovative library services to our patrons every day.

In this position, you will:
• Provide reference and reader's advisory service for patrons of all ages at the Youth Services desk
• Select and manage collections for ages birth - grade 8
• Participate in passive programming and other library functions as needed

Successful candidates will have:
• A completed LTA or other Associate's degree or higher
• Experience working with children
• Experience in a customer-focused environment
• An approachable, friendly attitude even in a busy environment
• Enthusiasm for the purpose and promise of the public library

Wage: $17/hr
Hours: 12 hours per week, including at least one evening shift (5-9pm) and about one weekend per month (Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5).

To apply:
Email cover letter and resume to:

Maggie Kutsunis
Youth Services Manager, Fremont Public Library
mkutsunis@fremontlibrary.org

No phone calls, please.

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Adult Services Library Associate II - Part Time

Are you friendly, patient, and service-oriented? Interested in pop culture and love to read? Join us at the friendliest library in Illinois! The Fremont Public Library is located in Mundelein and serves 37,500 people in the Fremont District. Our Adult Services team serves a wide range of needs from program and study room sign-ups to advice on what to read next. We serve a large number of active seniors who use their library regularly and also volunteer here.

In this position, you will:
• Provide reference and reader's advisory services for patrons
• Select and manage video and music collections for adults as well as videogame collections for youth & teens
• Instruct adults in use of library apps while working the desk
• Create unique displays and lists of movies and music collections

Successful candidates will have:
• A completed LTA or other Associate's degree or higher
• General knowledge of popular culture, especially movies and television
• Experience in a customer-focused environment
• An approachable, friendly attitude even in a busy environment
• Enthusiasm for the purpose and promise of the public library

Wage: $17/hr
Hours: 12-16 hours per week, including at least one evening shift (5-9pm) and about one weekend per month (Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5).

To apply:
Email cover letter and resume to:
Maggie Ryan
Adult Services Manager, Fremont Public Library
mryan@fremontlibrary.org

No phone calls, please.

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Circulation Assistant - Part Time

The Fremont Public Library is seeking a flexible and enthusiastic person with excellent customer service skills to join our circulation staff. In this position, you will be dealing directly with library patrons and visitors.

In this position, you will:

  • Greet and direct library patrons
  • Performs library material check-in, check-outs, and renewals in accordance with established library policies and procedures.
  • Receives and records patron’s fees.
  • Issues library cards and maintains library patron records.
  • Answers telephone calls and provides routine information or refers calls to appropriate departments.
  • Communicates library policies and procedures to patrons and staff in an accurate and courteous manner.
  • Assists with shelf reading and shelving of materials, as needed.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Successful candidates will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in a customer service environment.
  • Ability to communicate well in both oral and written English; Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and related software.

Wage: $12/hr
Hours: 14-16 hours/week; Tuesday 5-9, Thursday 1-5, Friday 8:45-1, and one weekend per month (Saturday 8:45-5 and Sunday 12:45-5)

To apply:
Email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:
Karen Bolton
Circulation Manager, Fremont Public Library
kbolton@fremontlibrary.org

No phone calls, please.

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