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

Customer Relations Clerk. Gail Borden Public Library has a part-time position available in our fast-paced Customer Relations Department at our Main Library. The individual must have excellent communication and customer service skills, the ability to problem-solve and analyze customer needs, and enjoy providing top-notch service to library customers. Responsibilities include performing a variety of customer service duties and assisting library users with the use of library equipment and software applications in the computer lab.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Knowledge of current operating systems and software applications
    • Windows 7
    • Microsoft Office 2013 Suite
    • Multiple e-mail applications
    • Google searches
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is preferred but not necessary

18 hours per week - you must be able to work daytime, evening and weekend hours

Hourly Rate: $12.65 per hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Please submit an Employment Application, along with a cover letter, 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 Relations Desk, and Rakow Branch.

 

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Creative Services Displays Assistant. Gail Borden Public Library has a part-time position available in our fast-paced Creative Services Department at our Main Library facility. The main responsibilities of this position include assisting in setting up and dismantling displays, exhibits and props for library events, as well as preparing, organizing, and producing items needed for the Displays Manager.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Must have strong artistic abilities, a good understanding of design principles, and creative problem-solving skills. Must be able to climb ladders and carry up to 40 pounds. Position includes mounting printed artwork, hanging display pieces, and using an Exact knife for cutting foam core shapes.

10 hours per week; there is some flexibility in the work schedule. Scheduled work hours must be between Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

Hourly Rate: $11.56 per hour

Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Please submit an Employment Application, along with a cover letter, 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 Relations Desk, and Rakow Branch.

 

 

 

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