We are looking for a responsible candidate for a full-time Information and Technology Librarian, with a broad knowledge of various technologies, familiarity with database searching, and electronic resources. The ability to deal in a calm, positive manner with patrons from diverse backgrounds and ages while handling interruptions; to stay organized and use time effectively with minimum supervision. Must have the ability to work independently and possess good communication skills. Knowledge of relevant hardware, software, operating systems, databases, and social media networks. Familiarity with WordPress or content management software is a plus.
Education: Currently completing the curriculum requirements for or has completed a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school.
Experience: At least one year of experience in work, internships, and/or volunteer experiences. Library work experience is preferred.
Skills: Basic knowledge of Office productivity suites and integrated library systems. Knowledge of current technology trends, reference techniques, and digital information retrieval. Ability to exercise reasonable and independent judgment and discretion. Ability manage and prioritize multiple tasks. Ability to effectively use a variety of tablets and similar devices. Ability to adapt to change.
Communication: Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Speaking skills in Spanish is a plus. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with staff and the public. Able to stay calm and effective in difficult situations and to relate to the needs of all patrons.
Benefits: The library provides health insurance for the employee with no employee contribution.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Send directly to Library Director, Hillside Public Library, 405 N. Hillside Ave, Hillside, IL 60162 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Complete Applications must include:
- Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications
- Contact information for 3 professional references.
No phone calls, please.