Employment Opportunities

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Youth Programming Associate

FT/PT: Part Time
Hours: 18 hours per week, including evenings and weekends
Salary: Starting salary $14.74 per hour

Position Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic, customer service oriented individual to join our dynamic, busy—and sometimes even noisy—Youth Department. The ideal candidate must enjoy and work well with children of all ages and their adult caregivers. Do you have experience and a special interest in learning about and using current library technology? This job would be perfect for you—the Youth Department offers iPads, 3D printing services, Spheros, and more!

Duties will include reference, readers’ advisory, storytime and other programming, outreach, and special projects as needed. In addition, this candidate needs to be comfortable using technology and explaining mobile devices, such as e-readers, tablets, etc. as they relate to library services. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or its demonstrated equivalent. One year successful work experience in a public contact position interacting with children. Must have an in-depth knowledge of and interest in youth literature. Must also have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, as well as computer skills. Students working towards an MLIS degree are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to Renee Grassi.

Application Deadline: Monday, June 8, 2015

Application Contact: Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director


Apply to:
Glen Ellyn Public Library
400 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Phone: No phone calls please.
Fax: 630-469-1086

Updated 5/21/15