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Current Employment Opportunities

Position Available: Circulation Clerk

Deadline for applications: Monday, July 21, 2014

Job Description: The River Forest Public Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented individual who is dedicated to providing excellent customer service as a part-time Circulation Clerk. The circulation clerk performs tasks relating to circulating library materials, registering users, collecting money for fees/fines, promoting library programs and services, and general patron assistance. This position also offers opportunities to interact with other library departments and participate in library-wide initiatives.

Full/Part Time & Hours: Part Time, 12-14 hours per week including evening and weekend hours.

Requirements: Ability to work and communicate effectively and tactfully with the public and staff in a friendly and courteous manner; ability to provide excellent customer service; strong organizational skills; experience with computers; willingness to work evenings and weekends; ability to stand and lift or push book carts of at least 25 pounds. Library experience/ MLIS in-progress or at least one year work experience in a public contact position preferred.

Salary: Salary range is $9.44 to $11.80 per hour, based upon qualifications and experience.

Contact Information
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Olivia Montolin
Interim Circulation Manager
River Forest Public Library
735 Lathrop Ave
River Forest, IL 60305

Current Volunteer Opportunities


Visit our Adopt-A-Shelf page to learn more about this important volunteer opportunity.

The library occasionally has additional volunteer opportunities. To apply, please download the general interest volunteer form here.

If you are looking for other volunteer activities please visit the OPRF Volunteer Center’s website. They regularly list wonderful local opportunities!