InterLibrary Loan Associate


Schaumburg Township District Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Our part-time opportunity is for 24 hours per week, Monday-Friday between 8:00am-6:00pm and requires flexibility. The schedule is based on the needs of the library and could change if and when needed. 
Starting pay is at $13.01-$16.26 per hour based on skills and qualifications.

Schaumburg Township District Library has an Interlibrary Loan Associate position open. We are looking for a competent, energetic, detail oriented Interlibrary Loan Associate to support our Central location.

Requirements For All Employees:

  1. Ability to be a team-player and work pleasantly and effectively with all patrons, staff, supervisors, and others.
  2. Ability to learn various job functions, perform them correctly, and understand the necessity in overall library operations.
  3. Ability to independently function efficiently in a changing and varied environment with frequent interruptions.
  4. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on details.
  5. Ability to follow all library policies and procedures.
  6. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to incorporating principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into everyday work.

Position Summary:

The Interlibrary Loan Associate is responsible for processing interlibrary loan requests and fulfilling patrons' need for materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Locate and request library materials from local, state and national libraries for STDL patrons, using Tipasa, OCLC, facsimile, mail and telephone.
  • Locate and process materials requested by other libraries following interlibrary loan procedures.
  • Notify patrons by email or phone when requested materials are available, or notify patrons via letters, email or phone if request cannot be filled; mail reminder letter if item is not picked up in several days.
  • Create temporary records for interlibrary loan materials loaned from outside libraries and remove on a schedule basis.
  • Prepare and process materials for return to lending library
  • Maintain files of all requested materials and subsequent fees incurred on borrowed materials.
  • Print pick-up notices and process renewals for patrons as well as for other libraries.
  • Prepare returned reciprocal borrowing items for shipping or delivery.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

  • Maintain working knowledge of Inter-library loan (ILL) related software.
  • Attend meetings, training, and other professional development opportunities to stay current in resource sharing.
  • The employee must be able to occasionally move up to 25lbs and move a cart up to 50lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

High school education or GED; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements for Position:

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

The deadline to apply for the internal job posting is: June 30.

Schaumburg Township District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Application Note: 

If you are interested in applying for the InterLibrary Loan Associate position, please submit your resume to the below link.