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College Library Asst I -PT

City Colleges of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024


Harold Washington College

Harold Washington College is seeking a COLLEGE LIBRARY ASST I – Part-Time .

Primary Objective: Under immediate supervision, performs routine clerical duties relating to the operations of a college library; and performs related duties as required.


  1. Prepares a variety of library materials including catalog cards, order forms, book cards and overdue notices.

  2. Maintains computerized catalogs, book orders and other library records.

  3. Prepares delinquent book notices and notifies patrons of overdue books and materials.

  4. Computes and collects overdue fines from patrons.

  5. Answers telephones and provides general information.

  6. Sorts and distributes incoming mail.

  7. Assists at the circulation desk, charging and discharging books and materials.

  8. Operates appropriate library equipment.

  9. Performs minor repairs on library materials (such as tightening hinges and replacing or mending mutilated pages).

  10. Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Graduation from high school or the equivalent and one year of general clerical and keyboarding experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  2. Knowledge of basic office procedures and some knowledge of library clerical procedures. Some knowledge of alphabetical and numeric filing systems.

  3. Ability to keyboard forty words per minute. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and the ability to operate a personal computer and basic library equipment.

  4. Physical ability to perform manual tasks.

  5. Skill in basic filing and in operating simple office machines. Skill in applying routine clerical library procedures.

  6. Good verbal communication skills.

City Colleges of Chicago’s vision is to be recognized as the city’s most accessible higher education engine of socioeconomic mobility and racial equity – empowering all Chicagoans to take part in building a stronger and more just city.  The community college system’s more than 3,500 faculty and staff serve more than 60,000 students annually at seven colleges and five satellite sites.

WE OFFER: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

Approved by Classification & Compensation 9/12/08


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