Library Associate, Part-time, Young Adult Services

Library

Employer/Library: 
Oak Lawn Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Weekday evenings and weekend rotation
Salary: 
$16.77 per hour

The Adult & Young Adult Services Department is seeking a Part-time Library Associate (8-19 hours/week) with a special area of focus on serving teens in grades 9-12.

This is a "non-exempt" position with a work schedule that includes evening and weekend hours. Current wage range begins at $16.77 per hour, and there are Level 1 employee benefits associated with this position, per the current Personnel Policy.

Proposed hours for this position include two weekday evenings 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and a regular weekend rotation 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated and flexible individual who is enthusiastic about working with teens. Duties include: Providing basic reference and readers' advisory services for high school students, coordinating projects for teen volunteers, recommending Young Adult materials for purchase, assisting with programming for teens, overseeing a MakerSpace in the Teen Room, creating displays, writing articles and posts for the library website, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or LTA Certificate. Experience working with teens in a public library or educational setting is desirable. Fundamental knowledge of MS Office, YALSA Teen Services Competencies, and social media is required. A background in teen fiction and pop culture is essential. Must have a good concept of customer service. Must have the ability to meet and work with teens of diverse backgrounds easily and to communicate effectively both orally, in writing, and online. Must have the ability to manage time effectively.

Please submit a cover letter that addresses your interest in working with teens, a resume, and three references to olpljobs@olpl.org.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Cover letter that addresses your interest in working with teens, a resume, three references to olpljobs@olpl.org

Application Contact: 
Hiring Manager
Apply To: 
Oak Lawn Public Library
9427 S Raymond Ave
Oak Lawn , IL 60453
Phone: 7084224990
41° 43' 13.116" N, 87° 45' 8.1648" W
Illinois