Month: November 2018

Jobs Blog

Program Librarian-Supervisor – Fiction/AV/Teen Department

Come join a department offering friendly and expert popular materials service to adults and teens! Duties include coordination of adult programming, staff supervision, scheduling a busy department, collaboration with teen programmers, oversight of Homebound service, and staffing the public desk.  With the Department Head and Assistant Department Head, this full-time position provides leadership for the Fiction/AV/Teen Department.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, flexibility, effective communication skills, and a strong affinity for popular materials. A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school is required, along with a minimum of three years of experience in a public service department. Event/program planning experience and supervisory experience are preferred. Day hours (9 am to 5 pm) with one evening shift per week and participation in the Friday evening and weekend rotations. $51,500 annual pay. IMRF position.

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Substitute Patron Assistant – South Branch

Substitute Patron Assistant position available. This position is responsible for providing basic information services: ready reference, reader’s advisory and information and referral. Position includes staffing the public service desk, library instruction, compiling/assembling patron aids, developing bibliographic aids, maintaining files, performing circulation/registration functions, and providing basic computer/office equipment troubleshooting. There is extensive contact with the public within the Library and Community Connections Center. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to access, input and retrieve data from the computer required. Bachelor’s Degree required. Ability to speak conversational Spanish required. Proficiency in other languages a plus. $14.94 hourly pay.

South Branch is located at the intersection of Algonquin and Busse Roads, Crystal Court shopping center.

Substitute hours will be scheduled between the hours of 11 am and 7:30 pm, including some weekends.

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