Technology Specialist

Library

Employer/Library: 
Elmhurst Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
16 hours per week, Mon, Wed, Thurs 5-9 pm, Tues 9-1 and Friday nights and weekends on rotation.
Salary: 
$16.10 hourly

Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. Through one-on-one public service interactions and group instruction, Technology Specialists help patrons find information, locate Library materials, access Library services, and use Library and personal technology. Technology Specialists facilitate a friendly learning environment for all patrons to explore technology, the Library, and its services. Applicants should show the ability to offer fantastic customer service, an aptitude for teaching engaging classes, a demonstrated interest in technology, and expertise with the use of creative software.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists library patrons by finding materials, answering questions, providing technology help, and facilitating the use of the Creative Studio
  • Teaches monthly technology classes on a variety of topics such as Social Media, Microsoft Office, 3D Printing and the Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Helps to maintain an atmosphere conducive to connecting, creating, and exploring

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office, and the Internet
  • High aptitude with creative technology software and equipment
  • Ability to interact patiently and pleasantly with people of all ages
  • High School diploma

PREFERRED:

  • Experience working with the public
  • Experience providing group or one-on-one technology instruction
  • Knowledge of basic library organization

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Apply To: 
Elmhurst Public Library
125 S Prospect Ave
Elmhurt , IL 60126 41° 53' 54.1212" N, 87° 56' 39.6816" W
Illinois