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Circulation Clerk – Part-Time

Job Description:

The Tinley Park Public Library is seeking an energetic, positive, customer service-oriented Circulation Clerk. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work well with the public and staff, recognize the need to refer questions and problems, have the ability to pay attention to detail, and the ability to comfortably perform customer transactions on the computer. The Circulation Clerk reports to the Circulation Services Manager and is part of the Circulation Services Department, a friendly and dedicated team that provides exceptional customer service in a comfortable, welcoming space.

Primary duties include: checking library materials in and out using automated circulation software, collecting fines and entering patron data, issuing library cards, answering and routing incoming telephone calls, operating fax machine and copier, emptying book drop, as well as other duties as assigned. Must be able to move a two-sided cart (with four wheels) loaded with up to 100 lbs. of books or other materials, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs. The Tinley Park Public Library is an equal opportunity employer that serves both the communities of Tinley Park and Orland Hills with a combined population of 63,852.

Job Hours:

Part-time non-benefit position with fixed working hours available as follows:

  • Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Monthly weekend rotation of 2 Sundays and 2 Saturdays
    • Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


High School diploma or equivalent
Two years of prior work experience
Knowledge of and ability to use PCs and a variety of hardware/software programs


$14.43 per hour

Applications accepted through September 23, 2021.
Please apply online. Include your resume and a letter of interest to Mary Ann Pyrzynski, Circulation Services Manager.

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