Librarian -- Adult and Bibliographic Services Department

Library

Employer/Library: 
Bellwood Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 per week
Salary: 
This position is in Pay Grade 7 which starts at $19.32 per hour.  Actual hourly rate will depend on qualifications and experience.

In this capacity, you will:

  • Develop and implement outreach activities to promote library programming, resources and services.
  • Promotes new and existing library collections, technology and services through presentations, programs, social media and topical displays.
  • Work with staff in planning and implementing special projects involving outreach.

You will need to have:

  • Awareness of popular culture and trends.
  • Ability to set priorities, make independent decisions and exercise discretion with patrons and staff.
  • Current and in-depth knowledge of library materials, practices, techniques, and technology related to Adult and Bibliographic Services.
  • Friendly and outgoing demeanor -- able to build relationships at all levels.
  • Tech-savvy skills.
  • A willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty to meet patrons' requests and to promote a positive image of the Library throughout the community.
  • Calmness while being frequently interrupted.
  • Effective in maintaining working relationships with co-workers.
  • Ability to push book cart of 100 pounds.

We'd love for you to have:

  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited graduate school
  • Minimum of 1 year of public library experience.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Monday, February 3, 2020
Application Note: 

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your application and resume to Kara Spizzirri at spizzirrik@bellwoodlibrary.org, with subject line "ABS Librarian position." No phone calls, please.

Application Contact: 
Kara Spizzirri