Open Position


Library Associate   

If you love interacting with people of all ages, we have a great opportunity for you! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and customer service skills to join our versatile, cross-trained team at our Rakow Branch facility.  The mix of responsibilities of this position includes an emphasis on planning and presenting creative children and family programs, providing basic readers’ advisory and reference assistance to children, teens and adults, and assisting customers with computer applications, eReaders and other mobile devices. The successful individual in this position will be an energetic team player who makes customers feel at home.


Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children in group settings.  Knowledge and experience with basic computer and mobile device applications.  Previous library and customer service experience preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus.

25 hours per week; schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours

Hourly Rate:  $16.61 per hour. Benefits include enrollment in IMRF & prorated

time-off benefits.


Deadline:  Friday, August 4, 2017

Please submit an Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:  Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120 or e-mail to  Applications are available in the Administration Office, Customer Service Desk, and Rakow Branch.  files/employment_application.pdf



Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer