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KidSpace Library Associate

We are looking for creative and enthusiastic individual, with excellent interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate must be able to juggle tasks in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with children.  The mix of duties includes providing basic readers’ advisory and reference assistance to children and their parents/caregivers, assisting our young customers with computer applications, and presenting programs for children. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Successful experience working with children in group settings
  • Basic computer application skills required, including but not limited to internet searches, social media, Microsoft Office and working with tablets 
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills are a plus

Part-time:18 hours per week. Must have flexibility and availability to work a varied schedule, which may include evening and weekend hours.

Hourly Rate:  $16.94 per hour

Application Deadline:  Thursday, March 31, 2019

 

Please review the full job description and consider joining our award-winning Library. 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 Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120.

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Bookmobile Services Assistant 

Are you looking for a new and exciting part-time job in a vibrant community? Are you interested in providing excellent customer service to both our English and Spanish-speaking customers? Are you a hands-on individual who enjoys working closely with people? If so, then Gail Borden Library has a great opportunity for you in our brand new Bookmobile Services Department.

This position requires working onboard the Bookmobile with the rest of our Bookmobile Services team to venture beyond the library’s walls and engage our customers where they live, work, play, and relax.  The successful individual needs to be bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish, an excellent team player, and well-organized with excellent time management, prioritization capabilities and follow-up skills.

Some of the primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists Bookmobile customers with questions and information requests
  • Sorts and shelves library materials aboard the Bookmobile and at the Library
  • Ensures appropriate materials are shelved for the audience of each day’s route
  • Performs daily check out/check in of materials on board Bookmobile and at Main Library
  • Assists with daily vehicle checklist and logs
  • Uses the library’s software for check out of materials, extended usage fees, and library card registrations
  • Takes action and knows the procedures to deal with potentially disruptive or unsafe situations
  • Works with other Bookmobile staff to develop a positive, collaborative, and strong Bookmobile Services team
  • Adapts well to changes in existing practices, library routines, and workflows

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual Spanish/English verbal language skills are required
  • Previous customer service experience a plus
  • Experience working with children a plus
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications
  • Library ILS experience a plus
  • Experience with school bus or large vehicles a plus

Part-time:  18 hours per week; schedule includes days, evenings and weekend hours

Hourly Rate:  $12.90 per hour

Application Deadline:  Monday, April 1, 2019

Please review the full job description and consider joining our award-winning Library. Submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to jobs@gailborden.infoor send to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120. Click herefor the Employment Application

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Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer