Information Services Library Associate


Gail Borden Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
25 hours per week including days, evenings, and weekends. Schedule may vary from week to week.
$17.28 + IMRF and Prorated Paid Time Off Benefits

The Gail Borden Public Main Library has a part-time position available at the public Information Desk in the Information Services Department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with a team to provide excellent customer service
  • Serve as U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent *
  • Respond to customer inquiries for information, books, and other materials
  • Refer questions to a librarian as appropriate
  • Promote library services
  • Assist customers with technology
  • Answer phone calls

*Eligibility requirements to become a U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent:

  • U.S. citizen or a U.S. non-citizen national
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Does not have a record of either: (i) A Federal or State felony conviction; or (ii) A misdemeanor conviction for crimes involving moral turpitude or breach of trust, including but not limited to embezzlement, identity theft, misappropriation, document fraud, drug offenses, or dishonesty in carrying out a responsibility involving public trust.

Other Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of technology including Microsoft Office, smartphones, tablets, and computers
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Application Note: 

Please review the full job description and consider joining our award-winning Library.

Click here to download the Employment Application and save as a pdf file. Submit a cover letter, resume and the Employment Application to: or mail to: Gail Borden Public Library, c/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120. Employment Applications are also available at the Main Library's Administration Office, Customer Service, and Rakow and South Elgin branch locations.

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Gail Borden Public Library
ELGIN , IL 60120-5505
Phone: 847-742-2411
Fax: 847-742-0485
42° 2' 32.8128" N, 88° 17' 16.8396" W