Library Board Information

MAIN LIBRARY 847-742-2411
270 N. Grove Ave. Elgin, IL 60120
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-6pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
RAKOW BRANCH 847-531-7271
2751 W. Bowes Rd. Elgin, IL 60124
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-8pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-5pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm

Employment Opportunities

Library on the Go Manager. Are you an innovative and enthusiastic 21st century librarian? Do you desire to reach a diverse community through cutting edge strategies? The Community Services and Program Development Division seeks a manager for the Library on the Go team that serves customers of all ages in a variety of settings throughout the 60 square mile library district.

Candidate must possess excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to confidently lead a talented team and manage multiple projects. This position requires initiative, creativity and scheduling flexibility while working collaboratively with internal staff members, community partners and volunteers.

Qualifications:  MLS from ALA-accredited school. Minimum of three years increasingly responsible experience in public library service, including supervisory experience, programming and project management. Must have valid Illinois driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle.

Full-time (37.5 hours/week), exempt position. Must have flexibility to work a varied schedule, which may include weekdays, evenings and weekends, as needed.

Salary:  $55,000 or higher DOQ. Excellent benefits including IMRF participation, insurance, vacation, sick and floating holiday time.

Application Deadline:  Thursday, August 20, 2015

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or e-mail to jobs@gailborden.info. Applications are available at the Main Library's Administration Office, Customer Service Desk, and the Rakow Branch.

 

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Copy Shop Clerk. Are you comfortable working with sophisticated photocopiers and machinery? Are you excited to learn new skills, willing to be flexible, and like a challenge? Bring your smile and organizational talent to the Technical Services Department! This part-time position is available is in our Technical Services Department at our Main Library location. Primary responsibilities include the production of photocopies/printing of library documents which may be provided digitally or in print, and may include: cutting, folding, stapling, or collation. The position is also responsible for running the library's disce-cleaning machine to repair library material.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with photocopiers is preferred

18 hours per week; schedule is primarily daytime hours. There is some flexibility to the work hours, which is subject to the approval of the supervisor.

Hourly Rate: $11.56 per hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Please submit an Employment Application to Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or e-mail to jobs@gailborden.info.  Applications are available at the Main Library's Administration Office, Customer Service Desk, and the Rakow Branch.  

 

 

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