Digital Services Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Villa Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hours/week (full-time); hours include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
Salary: 
Starts at $18.00/hour, depending on experience; full benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 4 weeks vacation, sick and personal leave, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension plan, and availability of 457(b)/Roth savings plan

As a member of the Public Services Department, the Digital Services Librarian is responsible for keeping current on new technologies and for providing training on use of equipment and software for patrons and staff.

Core job functions include:

  • Coordinates purchases of ebook resources and services for patrons.
  • Integrates the library's web offerings and guides the library's virtual services efforts, including, but not limited to, blogs, podcasting, RSS, online gaming, and other web-related technologies.
  • Organizes and teaches technology classes for patrons and staff.
  • Provides reference services and assists patrons with the use of the Internet and computer software programs.
  • Works with the Automation Services Coordinator to ensure appropriate infrastructure and software for the library's online presence.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computer technologies, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and Internet applications.
  • Experience with digital media software and familiarity with Windows, Mac, and mobile platforms/environments.
  • One year or more of library experience working with the public.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three references to sbirmingham@vppl.info.

Application Contact: 
Sean Birmingham, Head of Public Services
Apply To: 
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park , IL 60181
Phone: No phone calls, please
Fax: 630-834-0489
41° 53' 4.8012" N, 87° 58' 42.726" W
Illinois