We are looking for a creative, resourceful and energetic individual to work with families and kids of all ages at our library. This position involves connecting people with their interests and information needs through interactions at our youth service desks and experiences at library events.
This individual will enjoy answering quirky questions from our young customers, is interested in developing and presenting programs and storytimes to audiences of all ages and can work well on a team of dedicated library staff.
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to plan and manage events for youth, their caregivers and families. Responsibilities include providing reference and readers' advisory service, planning and presenting programs and storytimes in the library and out in the community, assisting with coordination and assessment of programs for youth, birth–high school age, as well as collaborating with our Programs & Exhibits team.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
Hours and Scheduling:
Part-time position, 25 hours per week. Some flexibility in scheduling is required to support the team and our customers, including evening and weekend hours.
Benefits include two weeks of vacation plus sick and personal leave, as well as participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension plan and availability of Roth/457 savings plan.
Candidates who apply by October 28 will be given priority for interviews. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit :
- A letter of interest, including how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.
- Your resume.
Only electronic submissions will be considered.