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HOLIDAY CLOSINGS FOR 2015

New Years Day, January 1, 2015

Memorial Day, May 25, 2015

Independence Day, July 4, 2015

Labor Day, September 7, 2015

Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015

Day after Thanksgiving, November 27, 2015

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2015

Christmas Day, December 25, 2015

New Years Eve, December 31, 2015


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Monday, May 25, 2015 for the Memorial Day Holiday


NOTICE OF VACANCY ON THE LIBRARY BOARD

BRIDGEVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY

7840 West 79th Street           Bridgeview, IL 60455            (708) 458-2880

May 13, 2015

Notice of Vacancy on the Library Board

The Board of the Bridgeview Public Library announces a vacancy and invites members of the public to express an interest in filling the vacancy.  Details are set forth in this notice.

 

                                    Term of Service:        Current Term

Compensation:          None, Voluntary Position

Responsibilities:         Individuals act in the capacity of a Board member only when present at legally scheduled meetings of the Board.  Regular Board meetings occur on the second Monday of every month.  As need presents itself, Board members may need to attend a special meeting.  Board members are encouraged to occasionally attend professional development opportunities.  A Board member is required by law to complete specific training which will take place after the Board member is seated.

Eligibility:   

Must be a citizen of the United States of the age of 18 years or over;

Must be a resident living within the boundaries of the Village of
Bridgeview for at least one year preceding appointment to the Board;

            Must be a registered voter;

            Shall not be a child sex offender as defined in Section 11-9.3 of the

            Criminal Code.

Application: Individuals who would like to be considered for the vacancy on the Board should send a cover letter with a statement of interest in serving on the Board, a statement that the individual meets all of the legal requirements for eligibility, and the reasons why the individual would like to serve on the Board, AND a resume.

The cover letter and resume should be sent to:

glewis@villageofbridgeview.com

OR

Bridgeview Public Library

Attn: Board President

7840 West 79th Street

Bridgeview, IL  60455

The cover letter AND resume must be received by noon on Thursday May 22, 2015.

 

Process: The Board will review all application materials and will select an individual for appointment.


JOB OPENINGS
Circulation Clerk & Reference Clerk

Circulation Clerk - Bridgeview Public Library

Part Time

Hours: 19 hrs. per week

Salary: $10.00

Position Description: 

We are seeking an individual with excellent customer service skills to join our department. A Circulation Clerk is responsible for performing the following duties: checking in/out materials for patrons, registration and maintenance of patron records, collects money for fees/fines, maintains the hold shelf, follow up on lost/missing materials, while maintaining confidentiality and a professional, friendly, positive manner. All other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent certifications. LTA preferred. Must have good people skills, organizational skills and be detail oriented. Library experience and at least one year work experience in a public contact position desired. Must be willing to work day shift, evening shift and Saturday rotation. Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, lift, or push book cart of at least 50 pounds.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

To Apply:

Application Contact: Lori Kinzel

Bridgeview Public Library

7840 W 79th Street

Bridgeview, IL 60455

Phone: 708-458-2880

Fax: 708-458-3553

Email: lkinzel@bridgeviewlibrary.org

Reference Clerk - Bridgeview Public Library

Job Title: Reference Clerk

FT/PT: Part Time

Hours: 15-19 hours per week. Must be available days, evenings and weekends. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10-6 Tue & Thurs 12-8.

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Position Description: 

The Bridgeview Public Library is seeking a friendly, motivated, energetic, customer service oriented person to provide reference assistance at our Reference desk.  Top candidates will possess:

•A proactive attitude and be insightful to the patrons' needs

•Extensive customer service skills and a passion for working with the public

•A forward thinking and adaptable working style

•The ability to work with a strong team, but can accomplish tasks independently

•A strong, self-starting initiative and follow through

•Competent time management skills

•Flexible schedule

Duties include reference and readers’ advisory, assisting patrons with internet and computer tasks, instructing patrons how to use library computer catalog, library databases, and e-reader downloading services, updating library website, taking reserve requests; placing and trapping local holds and completing interlibrary loan transactions, preparing displays, flyers, and publicity materials, moderating a book club, and facilitating Adult Programming events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous or current public library experience will be highly considered

Previous work experience with the public, advanced computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft products, Internet searching, database searching, and email usage including creating new email accounts and opening and attaching documents, familiarity with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc., library experience a plus.  Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

Application Contact: Chris Sebuck

Email: csebuck@bridgeviewlibrary.org

Youth Services Associate - Bridgeview Public Library

Part Time Hours:  19 Hours days, evenings and some Saturdays

Salary: $10.00

Position Description: The Youth Services Department of Bridgeview Library has an opening for a 19 hour - Youth Associate.   

Positive Attributes:  deep appreciation for children of all ages, self-directed, sociable, creative, team player, ability to assist in creation and development of youth programs, flexible, good sense of humor, and good understanding of how to work within a diverse multi-cultural community.  

Ability to be trained in various aspects of library duties: reader advisory, public catalog, online databases and shelf reading.  Experience working with children (3 years – 12 years) in structured setting.  Applicant must be confident in ability to help others navigate the internet along with Microsoft Office products.  Some college coursework in early childhood or elementary education preferred.  Retail experience, volunteer experience with children, or the ability to speak a second language such as Arabic, Polish or Spanish are all a plus. 

Please send resume by e-mail only to jsoto@bridgeviewlibrary.org by May 19, 2015.