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BRANCH ASSISTANT - GRABILL BRANCH
Part-time, 20 hours per week at our Grabill Branch, 13521 State St., Grabill, IN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist branch manager and other staff with public service work and clerical routines. For example, open and close the circulation desk. Shelve books. Check materials in and out. Register patrons for library cards. Help patrons find library materials. Assist patrons with the use of machines and equipment. Refer patrons to appropriate staff for in-depth assistance. Help with displays and decor in branch. In general, work to give friendly, courteous, and effective service. Other tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma. Knowledge of computer fundamentals. Good physical stamina is necessary for standing and walking up to 80% of the work time and lifting loads of 10-25 pounds. Good literacy skills and familiarity with computers. Ability to learn on-line systems for circulating books and for patron use. Excellent interpersonal skills for dealing pleasantly and cooperatively with a diverse group of patrons including both children and adults. Genuine liking and understanding of people. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability to work a varied schedule of days, evenings, and Saturdays.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
 Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION:
This position pays $10.52 per hour. Two weeks vacation and pro-rated holiday pay. Employee assistance plan (EAP). Voluntary term life and critical illness insurance options. Deferred compensation plan (457). Flexible spending account. Federal credit union. Free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!  Please apply by October 5, 2015.
 

NOTE: Applications for the Grabill Branch Assistant will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed.


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​EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR
Full-Time position at the Main Library, 900 Library Plaza

RESPONSIBILITIES
: Provide high level administrative support for the director, senior staff and board members of the library. Work ranges from general office routines such as scheduling appointments, handling telephone calls, and managing correspondence to research and limited project management. Maintain a high level of confidentiality. Act as a liaison between the director and the members of the library’s boards as well as with a variety of community contacts. Prepare agendas, notices, minutes and resolutions for the meetings of various boards. Compose and prepare confidential documents and reports. Work independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Work on special projects that include disseminating information, and coordinating mailings. Organize meetings and programs by arranging facilities, food, invitations, etc. Create and maintain a variety of database and spreadsheet files. Assist the director with annual surveys and other similar library-wide efforts. Provide telephone and clerical support for senior staff. In sum, provide broad assistance to the director in support of optimal management of the library.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
: Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of similar or related work experience preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications, particularly those in the Microsoft Office suite. Poise, tact, diplomacy and discretion are required at all times. Knowledge of secretarial and office administrative procedures and of the use and operation of standard office equipment. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Strong analytical ability for gathering and summarizing data, finding solutions to various administrative problems and prioritizing work. Continual attention to detail for composing, keyboarding and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Schedule will be daytime hours Monday through Friday.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION
: Salary range minimum for this position is $37,710.40. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Four weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!  Please  upload a cover letter and resume as one document.  Accepting applications through 9/25/2014.  

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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - HOUSEKEEPER
Shawnee Branch
Part-time position, 20 hours per week at our Shawnee Branch 5600 Noll Avenue

RESPONSIBILITIES
: Perform variety of housekeeping tasks to provide warm, clean, attractive environment in the library. Tasks include vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms and windows, etc. Perform floor, tile, and carpet maintenance tasks such as wet-mopping, dust-mopping, stripping and waxing, and extraction cleaning. Replace light bulbs. Maintain housekeeping equipment in good condition. In general, work to insure all library property is cleaned, organized, and safe. Shovel snow on sidewalks as needed.  Must be able to use the computer to order supplies. Perform other tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
: Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other employees. Ability to lift as much as 50 pounds. Ability to use a ladder. Work continually on feet and perform tasks in a confined area such as a restroom stall. Good organizational skills. Ability to work with library-approved cleaning chemicals and interpret written product instructions. Ability to work courteously and cooperatively with fellow staff members. Cooperative spirit, enthusiasm, reliability, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Willingness and ability to work Monday - Friday from 6:00 am – 10:00 am.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION
:
This position pays $8.84 per hour. Two weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan. Federal Credit Union. Employee assistance program. Voluntary flexible spending plan and other benefits. Free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!  
Please apply by 5:00 pm on September 25, 2014.

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​SHELVER - GENEALOGY CENTER
Main Library
Part-time position at the Main Library

RESPONSIBILITIES
:
Reshelf library materials. Read and straighten shelves. Preservation photocopy department materials. Perform other duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
: Completion of tenth grade and thorough knowledge of the alphabet and sequence of numerical placement in the Dewey classification system. Good literacy skills. Strong physical stamina as this job requires standing, walking, stooping, and stretching more than 80% of the work time.  Ability to work cooperatively with a wide variety of public and fellow staff members. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability and willingness to work Sunday afternoon, 12:00-5:00 p.m. and one evening, 4:00-9:00 p.m.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
: Bilingual ability is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION
: This position pays $8.71 per hour. Two weeks vacation, federal credit union, employee assistance plan, flexible spending plan, and free parking. 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!  

NOTE
:
Applications for the Genealogy Shelver will not be considered unless the Dewey Decimal skills test has been completed with a passing score.  Application and testing must be completed by 9/25/2014.

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CIRCULATION SUPERVISOR
Main Library
Full-time position in the Circulation Department at the Main Library, 900 Library Plaza

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the registration specialists who maintain the patron data base to ensure a quality database and expertise in staffing the Staff Help Line. This includes training, troubleshooting, monitoring, leading team meetings and assisting where needed. Process incomplete items that are not currently checked out by patrons, which involves working with main library staff to locate items and researching past usage of material. Maintain logs and investigate follow-ups to troubleshoot patron situations. Investigate branch missing hold problems.  Maintain monthly stats, monthly money count reports and monthly desk intake. Investigate and process two record situations.  Answer Ask-a-Librarian questions.  Complete yearly performance reviews of staff assigned.  Fill in at the Checkout Help Desk.  Cover the Patron Help Line and the Staff Help Line when needed. Oversee searches for missing On Route and In Transit material.  Train staff system-wide on circulation processes monthly. Oversee and requisition departmental supplies and forms. Participate in developing specific operating procedures.  Perform a variety of supervisory and daily circulation functions. Cross-train in all Circulation Department positions in order to assist when needed. Supervise desk and support staff, along with the records staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma, customer service background, and library experience required. Problem-solving skills sufficient for specific performance planning and review. Ability to effectively communicate policy and procedure to staff and to gain the confidence of patrons using effective leadership. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Position requires that you are willing to work a flexible schedule, when required. Current Schedule: Mon & Tues 12:30-9:00, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30-4:30, Friday OR Saturday 8:30-6:00, Every fourth Sunday 12:00-5:00, when applicable, with Wednesdays off.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Previous supervisory experience preferred. Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION:
Salary range starts at $22,588.80. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Two weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY! 
 
 Upload a cover letter and resume as one document.  Please apply by 5:00 on 9/22/2014.

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Last Updated: September 11, 2014

The Human Resources Department is open Monday - Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (closed on Fridays) Ph: (260) 421-1230; e-mail:
hrs@acpl.info.

Please Note:

* You must be at least 16 years of age to be considered for employment.

* You may apply for as many open positions as you like, but please make sure you meet the minimum requirements and are able to work the schedule as posted. Please note that most housekeeping, maintenance and security positions require a valid driver's license.

* If the position requires a skills test, you must pass the skills test in order to be considered for that position.
Click here to view the Skills Test Study Guide. The Dewey Decimal skills test may be taken during regular business hours in the Human Resources office or at any of our library branches.

* Skills test scores are held from January 1st through December 31st of each year. If you apply for a position after January 1st that requires a skills test, you will need to take the skills test again for the new year. If you have applied for a position that is not filled before December 31st, your application for that position only will carry over until that position is closed. 

 

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