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Branch Services Clerk

If you enjoy providing top-notch customer service and want to join our versatile Rakow Branch Services team, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for a customer-focused, creative and enthusiastic individual with excellent interpersonal skills who can master a variety of tasks in a busy environment. The mix of duties includes assisting customers with computer applications, printing, self-check, DVD dispenser, eReader and other mobile devices, as well as, assisting with library programs, material handling, and shelving.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Experience working with children a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications
  • Bilingual Spanish/English language skills a plus

Part-time: 18 hours per week at the Rakow Branch Library. Schedule includes weekday, evening and weekend hours.

Hourly Rate:  $12.65 per hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, January 26, 2018 or until filled.

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.

 

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KidSpace Administrative Assistant

Gail Borden Public Library has an immediate opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant in the KidSpace Department. The ideal individual for this position must be reliable, accurate, and detail-oriented. In addition, the successful candidate will be a cheerful self-starter and have strong organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. The candidate must enjoy working in a busy environment and with children from 3-12 years old.

Some of the responsibilities of this position include:

  • Providing support for KidSpace programs
  • Booking group visits to the library
  • Submitting entries to our online events calendar
  • Maintaining department records
  • Tabulating statistics and creating reports
  • Organizing our Resource Room and maintaining supplies
  • Administrative support for short and long term projects

 

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent and general office experience.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent reasoning ability and mathematical skills
  • Ability to type/keyboard with above average attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a high-energy, ever-changing environment

Part-time:  18 hours per week (mostly morning hours; afternoon, evening and weekends for special events)

Hourly Rate:$13.85 per hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, January 26, 2018     

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.

Click here for our application.

 

Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer