Part-Time Youth Services Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Oak Brook Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
This is a 16 to 18 hours per week position (the hours may vary), with at least one evening a week and participation in a weekend rotation.
Salary: 
Starting salary is $23.73 per hour and is a non-IMRF (pension) position with limited benefit earning potential.

As a Youth Services Librarian, you will work closely with the Public Services Supervisor and staff to develop and implement children's programs, help maintain the Youth Services blog and social media, provide patron service and assist with electronic resources, assume responsibility for materials selection in assigned collection area(s), assist in providing outreach to local schools, and keep current with young adult and children's literature. This position is part-time and non-exempt. This position reports to the Public Services Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDING, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Provide assistance in Youth Services which may include preparing displays, bulletin boards, brochures and newsletter articles and performing database searches. Position requires excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum requirements for this position include a Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited school or its degree equivalent, in addition to expertise with technology and strong design and layout skills plus proficiency in Microsoft Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Experience in a school or public library working with children and young adults is ideal.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Wide flexibility of movement is required including ability to sit on the floor, bend and stretch to reach items on shelves and necessity to sit for a long period of time. Perform proof reading and keep up with library literature. Excellent computer skills are required.

SELECTION:

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply please send resume, cover letter and three references to kvonachen@oak-brook.org.

Application Contact: 
Kathy Vonachen, Human Resources Director
Apply To: 
Village of Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Road
Oak Brook , IL 60523
Phone: 630-368-5024
41° 49' 59.0016" N, 87° 56' 50.4348" W
Illinois