Media Services Associate

Library

Employer/Library: 
Highland Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Lake

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
20 hours a week, including evenings and 2 weekends per month
Salary: 
$18.00 per hour and IMRF pension.

The Highland Park Public Library is seeking a friendly, skilled, and creative person to assist our members with learning technology and using creative software applications. Reporting to the Media Services Manager, the ideal candidate will have a positive outlook, a public services focus, adapt easily to change, be comfortable with technology, and have strong communication skills.

Duties:

  • Share responsibility for developing and staffing Library programs for patrons of all ages, with a focus on film, music, and technology.
  • Share responsibility for creating content for the Library's website and social media platforms.
  • Provide patron assistance in person, by telephone, digital, or written inquiry. Share in the evening and weekend staffing of a public desk.
  • Assist and instruct members in the use of the computer catalog and library equipment; library or member hardware or software for access to digital collections and information resources, and the use of the Digital Media Lab equipment and software.
  • Assigned special projects including:
    • Developing instructional materials and how-to guides in various formats (for example, printed guides and online training videos).
    • Conduct technology orientation and instruction for individuals or groups of library members and staff.
    • Develop and assist with Library-wide events.
  • Helps to maintain an atmosphere conducive to connecting, creating, and exploring.
  • Requires:
  • BA or BS degree
  • Public library experience desirable
  • Experience planning and facilitating small and large group educational programs/classes/events

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Send resume and job application (available at http://www.hplibrary.org/jobs) to:

Juan Reyes, Media Services Manager

Highland Park Public Library

494 Laurel Avenue

Highland Park, Illinois 60035

jreyes@hplibrary.org

Application Contact: 
Juan Reyes
Apply To: 
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave
Highland Park , IL 60035-2690
Phone: 8474320216
Fax: 847-681-77027
42° 11' 3.84" N, 87° 47' 48.1128" W
Illinois