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Well known for its friendliness, the Wauconda Area Library serves a fast-growing district of 27,000 residents with a staff of 53 employees, an award-winning building, and state-of-the-art automation and computer services. The Wauconda Area Library, North Suburban Library System's 2005 "Library of the Year," is located in the fast-growing northwest suburbs of Chicago, in western Lake County, just north of Barrington and Lake Zurich. The library district encompasses all or portions of Island Lake, Lakemoor, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, Volo, Wauconda, and unincorporated Lake County.
There are no openings at this time.
Under the supervision of the Page Plus Supervisor, this employee understands and
follows the mission and values of the Wauconda Area Library.
They are responsible for accurately shelving materials and supporting the
whole library concept with exceptional customer service.
Works collaboratively with the Page Plus Supervisor
and Page Plus team to shelve materials with the highest quality and maintain
the highest quality order within the library's collections.
Provide friendly and responsive customer service.
Support the Call Center and "within the hour"
concept utilizing a headset and mobile device.
Ability to accurately file alphabetically and
Regularly inspects end panels on ranges for
Continuously maintain the orderliness of cleanliness
of all public areas.
Demonstrate exceptional problem solving skills,
flexibility, and sound judgment.
Ensure all policies of the Wauconda Area Library are
Ability to work productively in a team environment
with minimal supervision.
Ability to productively communicate with all levels
of library staff and management.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage a high
level of detail.
Serve on committees as needed and attend library
meetings as directed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Required
High school graduate or high school senior with at least
one year working
experience in a public library position.
Ability to communicate clearly in both written and
Knowledge of and ability to use a variety of
Ability to read 8 point font.
Good typing skills.
Willingness to commit to scheduled and flexible work
Ability to work productively with minimal
Ability to learn new technologies.
General Requirements for All Library Employees
Commitment and desire to provide excellent service
to library patrons.
Ability to adapt to change.
Ability to communicate in the English language.
Ability to develop and maintain positive working
relationships with coworkers.
Comprehend and follow library policies and
Ability to develop an awareness of library-wide
Exercise good judgment at all times.
Assume diligent responsibility for their attendance
Adhere to the established dress code.
Meet physical requirements of specific position
Must be fully mobile.
Must possess manual and finger dexterity and
eye-hand coordination when moving library materials or operating automated
equipment at the library.
Ability to push 50
Ability to stoop
Ability to work on your feet and
stand for extended periods.
Hours include evenings and weekends.
Starting pay $9.50 per hour
Fill out the application or pick one up at the library's Information Desk. No phone calls
please. Applications must be
received by November 3. Please
complete and send to:
Page Plus Supervisor
Wauconda Area Library
N. Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084