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  • Library Assistant I

    Forsyth Public Library

  • Library/Organization Address

    268 S. Elwood
    Forsyth, Illinois 62535
  • Employment Type


  • Hourly Wage/Salary Range

    Commensurate based on experience

  • About the Organization

  • Job Description and Responsibilities

    The Library Assistant I is responsible for assisting patrons, shelving materials, and clerical tasks, with a concentration in shelving and shelf reading duties. This is an entry level, permanent part-time position, averaging 15 hours per week, and the hourly rate of pay is commensurate based on experience.

    On a day-to-day basis, the successful candidate can expect to:
    • Assist patrons at the circulation desk and within the library
    • Shelve library materials
    • Shelf reading
    • Assist in the on-going maintenance of library materials
    • Complete projects and tasks, as assigned
  • Minimum Requirements to Apply

    The ideal candidate will have skills in the following areas:
    • Interpersonal relations
    • Service to patrons
    • Oral communication
    • Ability to use computers and learn a computerized circulation system
    • Ability to work independently
    • Attention to detail
  • Benefits Offered

    Paid time off

  • Position Start Date

  • How to Apply

    Apply by submitting a resume and three professional references online through, by email:, or directly to Steven Ward, Forsyth Public Library, 268 S. Elwood, Forsyth, IL 62535.

    We will be accepting applications for this opening until the end of day, Thursday, January 12, 2023.
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