Youth Associate (Part-time)

Library

Employer/Library: 
Lansing Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
12-18 hours/week. Includes days, nights, weekends
Salary: 
$13.11/hour

Youth Associate (Part-time)

The Lansing Public Library is looking for an outgoing new member for our library team with fresh ideas and unlimited enthusiasm.

Hours: 12-18 hours/week including evenings and weekends.

Wage: $13.11

General Duties:

  • Interacts directly with pre-school, elementary, and teen library users, as well as their parents/guardians.
  • Receives oral or written direction from Department Head. Plans and organizes work according to season of year.
  • Plans and executes programs for children and teens to encourage curiosity and creativity; develop reading, listening, academic, and social skills; and promote use of library facilities and materials.
  • May plan and execute weekly storytimes for our littlest patrons, ages birth to 5 years.
  • May do outreach to high schools to book talk teen books and bond with students.
  • Assembles and arranges displays of books and other materials.
  • Assists and instructs children and caretakers in the use of library services.
  • Performs weeding and inventory duties.
  • Responsible for the circulation of materials from the library to the patron and to other libraries as well. Check books and other materials in and out and collect fines and other fees using Symphony our automated circulation system.
  • Performs general library work and other duties as needed and assigned.

Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must exhibit friendly customer service skills for patrons of all ages, but particularly children. A love of reading (particularly juvenile and teen books) is expected. Strong proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite is preferred. A flexible schedule is ideal. This position includes evenings, weekends, and morning shifts for 12-18 hours a week.

Those interested in the position must send in a cover letter and resume to emily@lansingpl.org. Click on the following link to find an availability form to show when you are available to work throughout the week: https://goo.gl/forms/zGQkkve4DirsVEJH3. Applicants that do not include the cover letter, resume, and availability will not be considered for the position. No phone calls, please.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Send in a cover letter and resume to emily@lansingpl.org. Click on the following link to find an availability form to show when you are available to work throughout the week: https://goo.gl/forms/zGQkkve4DirsVEJH3. Applicants that do not include the cover letter, resume, and availability will not be considered for the position. No phone calls, please.

Application Contact: 
Emily Laidley
Apply To: 
Lansing Public Library
2750 Indiana Ave.
Lansing , IL 60438
Phone: 7084742447
Illinois