Librarian I- Children’s District’s 1 through 6

Library

Employer/Library: 
Chicago Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week to be scheduled during normal unit hours, two days off a week
Salary: 
58,044

A-FORM #:091-2023-005-3

TITLE CODE:0501

VACANCIES: MULTIPLE

PAY GRADE: G-04

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited American Library Association college or university with a Master's degree in Library Science or an approved foreign credential evaluation

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

NOTE: Physical day to day responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carry library materials. Ability to stand for extended or continuous periods of time. Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one's body arms or legs. Ability to climb staircases, ladders and or step stools.

NOTE: Attach a copy of your transcripts.

These positions are covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit (1, 3, 4 & 5) are eligible to bid on these positions.

DUTIES: Under supervision, performs entry-level professional library work with specific skills in serving children, parents, and teachers. Assists library patrons in using facility resources and provides information, reference and reader's advisory services to patrons using both print and electronic resources. Assists library patrons with internet research and basic computer assistance. Assists in developing and administering library programs and services such as early literacy story times, book clubs, and community events. Establishes and maintains working relationships with schools and other community organizations to promote library services. Assists with collection maintenance. Promotes library programs, services and exhibits. Compiles and maintains records and reports of library activities and inventories. Assists with all customer service desk duties. May supervise the work of library associates, library pages and clerical staff. Works as part of a team to meet city and library goals. Participates in professional development. Interprets the Library's policies and procedures to the public in a customer friendly manner. Upholds the Library's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Performs related duties as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Application Note: 

Applications will only be accepted on the City of Chicago website.

Application Contact: 
Chicago Public Library- Human Resources
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