Spanish Language Adult Services Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Bensenville Community Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 weekly, some weeknights and weekends necessary
Salary: 
43,000-46,000

The Bensenville Community Public Library seeks a fun and motivated individual to work in a casual, laid-back, but also progressive and professional environment. This position is a full-time, non-exempt, professional position as a Spanish Language Adult Services Librarian.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

To include, but not limited to:

  1. Designs, innovates, and implements Spanish language programming opportunities.
  2. Provides reference and readers' advisory services, including the promotion of the library as a lifelong learning center. Works with the rest of the Adult Services Department in the development of goals, policies and procedures to develop and provide superior reference and information services.
  3. Works with the Adult Services Coordinator to develop and maintain the adult materials collections. Manages the Library's Adult Spanish Language resources and participates in the selection of adult materials including books, periodicals, audio-visual, and electronic resources.
  4. Works with Marketing Coordinator to translate program guide and other promotional materials into Spanish.
  5. Oversees the Computer Monitor during public service desk shifts and participates in the development of appropriate staffing for the department.
  6. Maintains an awareness of new developments in reference and information services, and new technologies. Participates in continuing education and professional organizations.
  7. Assumes duties and responsibilities as necessary to provide optimum library service.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Customer service driven.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to participate in a team approach to developing and implementing services.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

MLS from an ALA accredited library school preferred. Those working towards an MLS degree are encouraged to apply. Training or customer service experience desirable.

ABOUT US:

We are a medium-sized public library district in DuPage County, just west of the O'Hare Airport. Our Library has a comfortable feel, with big windows, a picturesque garden, and lots of natural light. Our staff is tight-knit and collaboration between staff and departments is always encouraged. If this sounds like a place you might be interested in working, please consider applying.

OTHER:

IMRF eligible position

Full medical, dental, and vision benefits available

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, please submit a resume and coverletter to jobs@benlib.org

Application Contact: 
Chris Sloan
Apply To: 
Bensenville Community Public Library
200 South Church Road
Bensenville , IL 60106
Phone: 6307664642
41° 57' 8.5212" N, 87° 57' 7.2036" W
Illinois