Rakow Branch Library Associate


Gail Borden Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
25 hours per week; schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours
$16.61 per hour. Position includes enrollment in IMRF and prorated time-off benefits

If you love interacting with people of all ages, we have a great opportunity for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and customer service skills to join our versatile, cross-trained team at our Rakow Branch facility. The mix of responsibilities of this position includes an emphasis on planning and presenting creative children and family programs, providing basic readers' advisory and reference assistance to children, teens and adults, and assisting customers with computer applications, eReaders and other mobile devices. The successful individual in this position will be an energetic team player who makes customers feel at home.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience working with children in group settings.
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer and mobile device applications.
  • Previous library and customer service experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Application Note: 

Please submit an Employment Application, cover letter, and resume to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or e-mail to jobs@gailborden.info. Applications are available in the Administration Office, Customer Service Desk, and Rakow Branch.

Application Contact: 
Linda Niemisto
Apply To: 
Gail Borden Public Library
270 N. Grove Ave., www.gailborden.info
Elgin , IL 60120
Phone: 847-742-2411
Fax: 847-742-0485