Technician Assistant


Alpha Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours may include evenings and weekends. This is a part time position.
$13.00- $17.00

Alpha Park Public Library serves a diverse community in the Bartonville-Peoria area. Everyone wears multiple hats and takes a hands-on approach to making sure we take care of each other as well as our patrons. We are seeking a part time Technician Assistant that is a team player and understands the departmental and collection development needs of public libraries. The Technician Assistant will have responsibility for assisting in processing and placing collection orders, assisting with circulation, and providing support by cataloging items. Shelving and processing the pick list are also critical components of this position.

The Technician Assistant works flexibly and collaboratively with all members of the library staff to ensure an excellent user experience for our patrons. Components of a successful Technician Assistants's disposition are strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, knowledge of and willingness to learn computer skills,top notch customer service, and the ability to prioritize and plan ahead.

Qualifications, Education, Experience and Skills Desired

  • Some College preferred, high school diploma or equivalent necessary
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn library information tools and software (Workflows, Microsoft Suite, Google and internet applications)
  • Knowledge of and willingness to learn use of various office equipment (fax, scanner, label maker, copier, etc.)
  • Must not be averse to physical labor
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Knowledge of materials repair


  • Data entry and cataloging materials accurately and efficiently
  • Freely works with team members to complete projects
  • Assists Department Head in daily duties of the department
  • Finding materials and shelving materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Occasional travel to partnering libraries may be required

Flexibility in scheduling including day, evening, and weekend hours may be required

Lift up to 25 lbs. with assistance

Able to move and steer a fully stocked book cart

Standing for extended periods of time

Move safely and easily from sitting to standing positions

Comfortable climbing, squatting, sitting, and additional physicality involved in job duties

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Application Note: 

Send resume, cover letter, and a copy of the Alpha Park Public Library Job Application (available on our website: ) to Melissa Sierra at or mail to

Alpha Park Public Library,

c/o Melissa Sierra,

3527 S. Airport Rd

Bartonville, IL 61607.

Application Contact: 
Melissa Sierra
Apply To: 
Alpha Park Public Library District
3527 S. Airport Rd
Bartonville , IL 61607
Phone: 3096973822
Fax: 3096979681
40° 38' 45.2616" N, 89° 40' 51.456" W