Community Engagement Library Assistant - Part-time

  • Post Date:February 14, 2020
  • Apply Before: March 9, 2020
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  • Employer Name Evanston Public Library/City of Evanston
Job Description

 To apply for this position, please apply online at on or before the closing date.

Schedule: 25 hours per week:



This positionis responsible for coordinating and providing responsive and high qualityprogramming, reference and reader’s advisory services to patrons of all ages.This position will work at all library locations and out in the community. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment may include some or all of the following):




















o  Ability to prepare business letters,expositions, summaries, and reports, using prescribed format and conforming toall rules of punctuation, grammar, dictation, and style.



The ability to work in an active setting, with the ability toperiodically use force to exert up to 50 pounds. The ability to lift, carry orotherwise move objects, books, materials, etc. using up to 30 pounds of forcefrequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.


Work is performed under the supervision and guidance of the EngagementServices Manager.  The individual hascontact with other library agencies and staff at all levels, and uses thenecessary resources to meet and achieve goals and/or objectives.  Work is assigned through specific projectsand customer/clientele request.  Theemployee is responsible for prioritizing work tasks, and for identifying andutilizing the appropriate resources to resolve a problem or situation.  Work performance is reviewed throughobservation, completion of projects, status reports, conferences and meetings.  Guidance is provided through the City Code,departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and otherresources as applicable to specific projects assigned.  Work is evaluated at least annually, withrespect to customer service, problem-solving ability and performance inaccordance with this classification standard.


The employee has regular and frequent contact with the general public.



Chosencandidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, andeducation required for this position.  Candidates will also be subject toqualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination,drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.

The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensuresagainst discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color,sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation,marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income,housing status, or gender identity.  The City of Evanston is alsocommitted to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Any personneeding mobility or communications access assistance should contact HumanResources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).