ESL/Literacy Advisor - Substitute


Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours and Scheduling: This substitute position may work 4-10 hours per week and requires flexibility in scheduling. Evenings & Saturdays are required.
$18.15 to $21.35/hour, depending on qualifications

Want to make a difference in someone's life? Consider joining our library to assist customers in the ESL/Literacy Office by working with students speaking over 39 different first languages.

Job Description

  • Through structured interviews and tests, evaluate adult student language and/or literacy needs. Help students with the use of educational software to improve their language or literacy skills.
  • Conduct one-on-one tutoring sessions and group programs on language use, citizenship process, cultural norms and other U.S. daily life skills. Coordinate and assist large volunteer team.
  • Assist with outreach events and programs in the community. Collaborate with staff across the library to support ESL and literacy needs for all customers.

Requirements & Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for complex communication with customers.
  • Experience working with diverse audiences.
  • Fluency in a second language is desirable. Overseas experience a plus.
  • Teaching/tutoring experience and familiarity with Adult Basic Education (ABE) or adult English Language Learners (ELL) preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and excel in Our Culture.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Arlington Heights Memorial library adheres to CDC guidelines to provide a safe environment for staff and customers including face coverings, social distancing, hand sanitizer stations and regular cleaning/disinfection.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N Dunton Ave
Arlington Heights , IL 60004 42° 5' 16.35" N, 87° 58' 59.6676" W