We are looking for an energetic, team-oriented Teen Services Associate with a strong public service commitment to River Grove, a west suburban town of about 10,000. Provide library service and programming for young adults. Responsibilities include reference service, materials selection, community outreach, social media and other duties as assigned. Constant contact and collaboration with tweens and teens (typically ages 10-17) including those with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
-Two years of college preferred
-Library experience or an LTA is helpful
-Experience working with children and/or young adults and their families
-Must have knowledge and interest in YA literature
-Customer service oriented
-Good communication skills, both written and oral
-Self-motivated, with strong time management skills
-Strong computer skills required
-Reliable transportation required
-Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, minimum one-year relevant experience
-MLIS students are welcome to apply
-Working knowledge of computer applications for library services preferred
-Language skill is a plus
This position reports to the Library Director.
Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
In the subject field, please type "Teen Services Associate".
Application Deadline: November 22, 2019
Application Contact: Jorge Perez
Apply to: River Grove Public Library District
8638 W. Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171