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Technical Services Acquisitions Assistant

Part-Time: 19 hours/week

Major responsibilities: Order, receive, and invoice library materials using both printed purchase orders and SIRSI acquisitions module.  Develop and maintain professional relationships with vendors, handle returns, credits, claims and cancellations.  Contribute to the management of standing orders and Access tables.  Receive deliveries and notify appropriate staff. Knowledge of acquisitions principles and accounts payable procedures preferred.

Candidate must have the ability to meet deadlines and work effectively as part of a busy team in an office environment. 

Must have the ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally transport up to 100 pounds of library materials.

Possession of Library Technical Assistant Certificate preferred; related experience considered. 

Familiarity with SIRSI preferred. 

Salary Range: $14.44/hour.
To apply, send resume and the names of three professional references to: Attention: Human Resources, Niles Public Library District, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714 or email to


Youth/Teen Services Librarian

Part-Time: 12-14 hours/week (Mondays or Tuesdays, Weekends)

Do you like working with kids & teens?  Are you happiest in a noisy, active environment?  Are you comfortable adapting to change?  Do you play well with others?  If this describes you, join our hard-working, fun-loving, collaborative team.  We are looking for a candidate with the people and professional skills to provide outstanding customer service in the library at the desks in KidSpace and the Teen Underground.  This part time position will have some collection development responsibilities and possible storytime rotations.

MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited school
Experience working with children and teens
Excellent customer service, communication, and technology skills

Salary Range: $21-$25 per hour
Nonexempt status
To apply, send resume, cover letter, plus 2 references to, Human Resources, Niles Public Library, 6960 Oakton, Niles, IL, 60714.
Email questions to Arianne Carey,


Job Applications

When applying for an open position, please complete a Job Application. Send applications to Attention: Human Resources, Niles Public Library District, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714, email to or return to the Library. You may also ask for one at the Information desk in Patron Services. Someone will contact you shortly.


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