Children's Services Specialist

Library

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

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
17 hours/per week, including some evening and weekend hours
Salary: 
$20.46 or higher, DOQ

The Addison Public Library currently has an opening for a part-time Children's Services Specialists, 17 hours/per week, including some evening and weekend hours. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of children's literature and child development, will be skilled in reference interview techniques, and have the ability to work and communicate effectively with the public and fellow library staff members. The Children's Services Specialist report directly to the Children's Services Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution preferred.
  • Two years experience working with children required.
  • Enrollment in an ALA-accredited library science graduate program may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Access to transportation required.
  • Bilingual skills, especially Spanish or Polish preferred

Duties:

  • Provide patrons with assistance in accessing a broad range of informational and recreational resources and services.
  • Provide reader's advisory services, reference assistance and bibliographic instruction.
  • Develop and present library programs and training opportunities which fully support the mission of the library and meet the needs and interests of its juvenile patrons.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Louise Dimick at dimick@addisonlibrary.org
Apply To: 
Addison Public Library
4 Friendship Plaza
Addison , IL 60101
Phone: 630-458-3332
Illinois