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KidSpace Page

The Main Library location has a part-time Page position available in the KidSpace Department.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, who loves working with children, to support our fast-paced and kid-friendly department.

The mix of duties includes, but is not limited to:

  • Supporting staff activities at the Youth Center Help Desk
  • Providing assistance at children’s programs
  • Assisting the department with maintaining order in our two hustling and bustling youth rooms

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age requirement -  16 years of age
  • Must have knowledge and skills in using basic computer applications including internet searches and word processing programs
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Spanish language skills are a plus      

 

15 hours per week; must be flexible to work a varied schedule including late afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Hourly Rate:   $9.69 per hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, August 3, 2018

Please submit a cover letter 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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Digital Services Clerk

The Gail Borden Public Library has a part-time position available at the Main Library in the Computer Center for a Digital Services Clerk. As part of the Digital Services Department, the individual applying for this position will be customer service oriented, have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable working with current and new technologies to assist with patron and staff inquires. 

Job duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering technology-related questions on hardware, software, devices, applications and digital resources for staff and patrons
  • Assisting with technology classes and programs
  • Setting up equipment and preparing materials for technology classes and programs
  • Cleaning and maintaining order in the Computer Center
  • Completing cash register transactions for merchandise sales

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One to two years customer service experience
  • One to two years hands-on experience using desktop/laptop computers, printers, copy machines, mobile devices, software, and apps including Microsoft Office products
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish preferred

18 hours per week – must be available days, nights and weekend hours. Schedule may be subject to change.

Hourly Rate:  $14.13 per hour

Application Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Employment Application to jobs@gailborden.info or send to Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.  

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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 for this position 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.

Job duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing library material check-in and check-outs, renewals, holds, and customer library card registrations
  • Providing information to customers, answering questions, and being proactive with offering assistance in a friendly and professional manner
  • Receiving and recording customer fines
  • Using technology and digital resources to assist patrons with electronic platforms
  • Answering telephone calls and providing routine information or referring calls to appropriate departments
  • Assisting with shelf reading

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Some knowledge of library clerical procedures and practices
  • Experience in a customer service department
  • Basic math skills and ability to alphabetize
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish preferred

18 hours per week - combination of days, nights and weekend hours. You must be able to work the following hours:

Wednesday     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday       11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday         9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday          12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Hourly Rate:  $12.90 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Friday July 20, 2018

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Employment Application to: jobs@gailborden.info or mail to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120. 

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Temporary Hispanic Services Program Assistant

Do you enjoy working with people of all ages, are interested in education and information, and truly want to help make a difference in people’s lives?  Gail Borden Public Library has a temporary position that will be available starting in September 2018 and run for approximately 6-8 weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in libraries to get a feel for the work and what we do for the community.

We are looking for a personable, energetic individual with excellent organization skills to help plan and provide Spanish and bilingual programs. This position also interacts with various partnering community organizations within the Elgin area and will require working in and outside of the Main Library location.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • General office and/or customer service experience
  • Written and verbal fluency in English and Spanish
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Engaging interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance

Schedule: 37.5 hours per week (temporary position); schedule will vary according to program needs and includes evening and Saturday hours

Hourly Rate:  $16.45 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until Position is Filled

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Employment Application to: jobs@gailborden.info or mail to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120. 

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Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer