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

Librarian I. Gail Borden Public Library is looking for a dynamic, energetic, forward-thinking, and creative 21st century librarian to work in our award-winning library where customer service and change are the culture. The ideal candidate will exhibit commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to provide superior reference services. The mix of responsibilities for this position includes staffing the reference desk and assisting library users, providing digital bibliographic instruction, assisting customers with the use of e-reader devices, and outreach to the community.

This part-time librarian position is in the Information Services Department but includes cooperating with other library departments and partnering with community organizations.

Requirements: MLS from ALA-accredited college or university. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrate familiarity with the use of e-readers and other mobile devices. Must be aware of innovative trends and have excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to handle situations with tact and diplomacy are essential. A valid driver's license is required.

18 hours per week; flexible schedule includes daytime, evening and some weekend hours

Salary: $23.08 per hour

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

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, Circulation Department, and at Rakow Branch.

 

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Branch Clerk.  Gail Borden Public Library has a part-time position available in our innovative, gold LEED-certified Rakow Branch building. We are seeking a flexible, energetic, friendly and smiling individual with excellent communication and customer service skills who's able to deliver a wide-range of library services to our customers. Responsibilities include: helping customers find materials, assisting with computer applications and printing, self-check and DVD dispenser assistance, library card registration, troubleshooting minor problems with computer software and eReader devices, program assistance, material handling and shelving.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge and experience with basic  computer applications. Must have excellent problem-solving and communication skills. Library experience and Spanish language skills a plus.

18 hours per week; schedule includes evening and weekend hours

Salary: $12.28 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

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, Circulation Department, and the Rakow Branch.

 

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