Librarian - Adult Services- Eola Road Branch

Library

Employer/Library: 
Aurora Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Kane

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
School Year Summer Saturday * 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday * 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm OFF Monday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Wednesday** OFF OFF Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 9:00 am – 6:00 pm * Weekend Rotation: School year - 2 Saturdays/month, 1 Sunday/month, 1 weekend off. Summer 2 Saturdays/month, 2 weekends off ** work Wednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm after weekend off
Salary: 
Starting hourly rate $22.17

Do you enjoy working with teens and adults and finding flexible and creative solutions to their questions? Do you have a knack for helping customers find the right book, eBook or video? Can you create innovative programming for teens and adults? Is working with technology and e-resources right up your alley? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with teens and adults to provide reference, reader's, viewer's and listener's advisory services
  • Help customers learn how to use technology and library e-resources
  • Plan, promote and provide teen and adult programs
  • Assist with collection maintenance and weeding

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA accredited MLS/MLIS
  • Two years public library experience, preferably working with teens and adults
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience with programming and reader's advisory
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and individually
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, adjusting as required for programming

About APL:

Our strategic priorities include School Success, Express Creativity, Feed Your Imagination, and Welcome to America. We're dedicated to providing excellent customer service in a diverse urban area. Our 97,000-square foot main library which opened in 2015 includes a Makerspace and a media production lab. We also have two branches and a bookmobile. We serve six school districts in four counties, and our bookmobile provides library services to students in East Aurora School District 131.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, August 23, 2019
Application Note: 

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your application, resume and cover letter to hrdirector@aurorapubliclibrary.org.

A copy of our application can be found at http://www.aurorapubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Application-for-employment-2016-09.pdf

Application Contact: 
HR Director
Apply To: 
Aurora Public Library
101 South River Street
Aurora , IL 60506
Phone: 630.264.4106
41° 45' 25.8084" N, 88° 19' 11.9568" W
Illinois