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Library Assistant

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification: Library Assistant
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Posting Duration: 9/12/2018 - 9/18/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for one full-time Library Assistant position in Booth Library. This position provides public service at the Circulation Desk (Sun – Thurs), assisting all library patrons, and ensuring library materials are maintained in an accurate order and in good condition. Other job duties include: assisting patrons in finding, retrieving and checking out materials; calling patrons with overdue items; billing for overdue or damaged interlibrary loan materials; stacks management; closing procedures/building rounds; and supervising library student assistants.
The work schedule for this position beginning fall semester is: Sunday –Thursday, 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. until the close of spring semester. The summer work schedule is: Sunday – Thursday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. (If the library is closed on Sunday, this position then works Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have one (1) year of responsible work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing duties comparable to those of a Library Clerk or college coursework in any field as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent (30 semester hours = 6 months; 60 semesters or an Associate’s Degree = 12 months) or any combination totaling one (1) year.




Library Assistant

Contact Information

University/Agency: Eastern Illinois University
   Department/College: Human Resources
Contact: Donna Noffke
Phone Number: 217-581-7654
Address: Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments: Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Starting is $12.74/hour. To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online at Applications must be submitted by September 18, 2018 to ensure consideration.