Youth Services Technology Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Algonquin Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
McHenry

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hrs per week. Evening and weekend hours required.
Salary: 
$22.70 hourly (Depends on Qualifications)

Vibrant Youth Services Department seeks a warm, engaging and tech savvy individual. This position offers a wonderful opportunity to help develop and shape a new creation center and maker space. This person is a team player who will utilize a variety of technologies to create innovative STEM and literacy programs for children and adults. He or she will enjoy developing planned and spontaneous activities in our new spaces and assisting with patron projects and questions. We're looking for someone with knowledge of emerging technologies and current trends in the field, a curious and infectious nature, and an energy and passion for tinkering, crafting, sharing technology, and working with people.

Requirements

MLS or near completion from an ALA Accredited School

A warm and outgoing personality and demonstrated ability to work with children and adults

An engaging presentation style

High level emerging technology skills and the ability to teach technology to students and caregivers

Knowledge of STEM principles and programming

Knowledge of the early literacy concepts and emergent reading skills

Excellent written and oral English communication skills, other language skills a plus

Excellent customer service skills

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Application Note: 

To apply, send cover letter, resume and 2 professional references to:

Application Contact: 
Theresa Therens
Apply To: 
Algonquin Area Public Library District
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin , IL 60102
Fax: 8474589370
Illinois