Youth Advisor - Teen Services

Library

Employer/Library: 
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
22 hours per week.   Must be flexible to work Monday through Friday and available some evenings and weekends.
Salary: 
Starting salary $17.72 - $20.85/hour depending on qualifications.

Are you in tune with the diverse needs that drive teens? We are seeking a creative, friendly, resourceful and engaging advocate for teens to work with us and our community!

As Teen Services Advisor, you will join our team to develop and present interactive programs, contribute to outreach in schools and the community as well as assist teens in the Hub, the library's dynamic space for teens in Arlington Heights. In the Hub, teens come to create, learn, hang out with their friends, laugh, make and Do-It-Themselves. The Hub also provides homework help and connects teens to the library materials and resources they need.

Requirements & Skills:

Positive and friendly customer service attitude in order to excel in Our Culture. Knowledge of teen literature and interests. Experience with Mac and PC. Familiar with internet and web 2.0 tools. Effective communication skills to work with teens, our community and staff.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Group instruction experience
  • Previous experience with teens grades 7-12
  • Interest in working with tweens grades 4-6
  • Multilingual

Education:

Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.

Benefits:

Benefits include vacation/sick leave allowance, participation in IMRF pension plan and Roth/IRA savings plans available.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Application Note: 

Candidates who apply by September 8 will be given priority for interviews. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:

  • A letter of interest, including how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.
  • Your resume.

Only electronic submissions will be considered.

Application Contact: 
Human Resources Department
Apply To: 
IL
Illinois