Library Specialist: Adult Services (part-time)

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 5-9 p.m., Tues/Wed 1-5 p.m., Thurs 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and weekends on rotation.
Salary: 
$17.07 per hour

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, Library Specialists promote a friendly learning environment for patrons to discover information and access Library materials, tools and services, as well as pursue their interests and engage with others. Applicants should possess a commitment to exemplary customer service and teamwork, an aptitude for teaching engaging classes, a demonstrated interest in reading, playing, and/or watching; very strong technology skills; and a passion for learning. See the full job description for more details

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 a welcoming and inclusive 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

REQUIRED: Cover letter, resume, and 3 references. (Please upload as 1 file when asked to upload your resume.)

Deadline to apply: Friday, January 21, 2022 Apply

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2022
Apply To: 
Elmhurst Public Library
125 S Prospect Ave
elmhurt , IL 60126 41° 53' 54.1212" N, 87° 56' 39.6816" W
Illinois