Bilingual Public Services Assistant (Re-Posted)

Library

Employer/Library: 
Midlothian Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
15-17 hours weekly, including a combination of daytime, evening, weekday, and weekend hours.
Salary: 
$14.25+/hour DOQ

Midlothian Public Library is looking for a Spanish-speaking, tech-savvy assistant to join its staff. If you are passionate about providing library services to patrons of all ages in a diverse and vibrant community, then this position is for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide patron services to all ages at a combined help desk in English and Spanish.
  • Assist patrons with computers, printer, copier, fax machine, e-readers, and both physical and electronic collections.
  • Plan and conduct programming for a variety of age ranges.
  • Translate library marketing materials and signage into Spanish.
  • Maintain areas of the collection as assigned.
  • Develop and conduct outreach services.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree required. BA/BS preferred. Highest consideration will be given to holders of a MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or those enrolled in MLS coursework.
  • 1 year customer service experience required.
  • Ability to relate well to patrons and staff of all ages and exercise good judgment in a busy public service environment.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English and Spanish.
  • Strong technology skills required, including proficiency with MS Windows and Office software.
  • Ability to lift/move materials up to 25 lbs. required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Jamie Kallio, Public Services Manager, jkallio@midlothianlibrary.org. No phone calls, please. Midlothian Public Library is an EEO employer.

Application Contact: 
Midlothian Public Library
Apply To: 
Midlothian Public Library
14701 S Kenton Ave
Midlothian , IL 60445
Phone: 708-535-2027
Fax: 708-535-2053
41° 37' 29.9496" N, 87° 43' 54.3648" W
Illinois