Digital Services Specialist


Barrington Area Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 per week
$20.73 per hour

Do you think like a designer? Is DIY in your DNA? The Barrington Area Library is actively recruiting a full-time Digital Services Specialist. In this position, you'll work to stimulate imagination and foster lifelong learning with customers of all ages and skill levels, helping them explore how technology can best meet their needs. If that sounds like you, read on and consider joining our team!

A successful candidate will:
➠ Develop and present technology and maker programs.
➠ Provide technical guidance on a variety of applications, software, and equipment such as a 3D printer, CNC machine, laser cutter, and vinyl cutter.
➠ Monitor and send jobs from the 3D print queue.
➠ Schedule 1:1 appointments with customers to resolve technology questions, especially those related to e-books, digital media production, and personal devices.
➠ Troubleshoot basic equipment repairs within the maker space, digital studios, and game rooms.

About you:
➠ You have direct experience working with maker space technologies.
➠ You can demonstrate a basic understanding of digital media creation and editing tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, GarageBand, iMovie, mics, cameras).
➠ You have a genuine curiosity about emerging technologies and a passion for learning new things.
➠ You excel at assisting users with a variety of technologies, such as CAD software, office productivity tools, the Internet, e-books, digital media production, and personal devices.
➠ You have the ability to create, lead, or assist with technology and maker workshops.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
This full-time position averages 37.5 hours per week. Hours are primarily Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5 PM, but flexibility is required based on customer or position needs. Starting pay is $20.73 per hour. Relevant experience may be taken into salary consideration. This position earns vacation, sick, personal, and holiday pay, and includes IMRF Pension Plan participation. Medical, dental, and life insurance plans are available, with some plans at no cost to the employee.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

For consideration:
Please read the full job description for additional details regarding the full responsibilities and requirements. Download, save, and email the completed PDF application, along with your resume and cover letter describing your desire to work at the Barrington Area Library, to

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Hwy
Barrington , IL 60010
Phone: 8473821300
42° 9' 33.318" N, 88° 7' 39.684" W