KidSpace Administrative Assistant


Gail Borden Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
18 hours per week
$14.41 per hour

KidSpace Administrative Assistant

Gail Borden Public Library has an immediate opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant in the KidSpace Department at the Main Library. The ideal individual for this position will be reliable, accurate, and detail-oriented. In addition, the successful candidate will be a cheerful self-starter and have strong organizational skills with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally. The candidate must enjoy working in a busy environment and with children from 3 – 12 years of age.

In this role you will:

  • Provide support for KidSpace programs and the department
  • Submit entries to our online events calendar and department calendar
  • Assist in keeping the KidSpace area, equipment, and materials clean and orderly
  • Prepare various correspondence, reports, and documents
  • Run errands, as needed, to local stores and to Branch locations
  • Provide administrative support for short- and long-term projects and events
  • Maintain proper stock levels of office supplies, marketing materials, and library forms
  • Assist KidSpace Associates with program preparation

You will need to be:

  • Friendly, outgoing, and able to work with all types of people
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Organized and detail-minded with excellent reasoning ability and basic mathematical skills
  • Comfortable in working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Adaptable and positive about changes in existing practices, assignments, and workflows

Other Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • General office experience preferred
  • Ability to type/keyboard with accuracy
  • Some experience working with children 3 – 12 years of age is preferred

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Sunday, July 21, 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