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Youth & Young Adult Services Library Assistant

Hours: 17.5 hours/week

Daytime, evening, and weekend hours required, exact schedule to be determined.

Salary/Benefits: $17.50-$21/hour DOQ

The Hinsdale Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, service-oriented Youth and Young Adult Services Library Assistant to fill a part-time position. Qualified candidates will enjoy interacting with children and their families, have excellent communication and customer service skills, appreciate children’s literature, and work well in a team environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Youth Services desk duties, including readers’ advisory
  • Creating, preparing, and performing storytimes along with other youth programming
  • Outreach services to schools, and other community partners
  • Participate in library special events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, LTA certificate/certification, or equivalent in experience required.
  • Knowledge of children’s and YA literature, information searching, library programming, and current library technology preferred.

Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume and letter of application to: Lisa Winchell, Youth & Young Adult Services Manager, lwinchell@hinsdalelibrary.info

Hinsdale Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Facilities Associate

Hours: 15 hours/week

Salary: $15-$18/hour

The Hinsdale Public Library is seeking a part-time facilities associate to work during these hours: Tuesday-Friday, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm, and Saturdays, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. Some flexibility available. Duties include spot cleaning, minor repairs, keeping restrooms tidy, setting up meeting rooms, emptying book drop, assisting with the organization of storage areas, and shoveling in the winter.

Qualified candidates must be able to to lift 50 pounds, be able to stand, bend, and lift throughout a three-hour shift, be able to use online timekeeping and trouble ticket systems, and carry out routine tasks with minimal supervision, Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Send resume and letter of application to Robert Bell, IT & Facilities Manager, at rbell@hinsdalelibrary.info.

IT Assistant UPDATED!

Hours: 18/week

Salary/Benefits: $18.45–$23.06/hour, DOQ

The Hinsdale Public Library is seeking a friendly, innovative, energetic candidate to join our IT & Facilities Department.

Responsibilities include providing help desk support to Library staff and assisting in maintenance and use of both public and staff computers, peripherals, printers, and related equipment. Candidates with strong technology skills and great customer service are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Experience with Windows 10
  • Understanding of networking, switches, routers, firewalls, DHCP and DNS
  • Ability to learn and operate computer applications and programs
  • Ability to perform complicated technical projects with minimal guidance
  • Ability to maintain concentration and to quickly and efficiently handle a variety of duties in the proper order of priority
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationship with the public, peers, supervisors and across departments
  • Good oral and written communication skills, including explaining technical subjects to non-technical staff and library patrons
  • Positive attitude and passion to learn
  • Weekday availability

Full job description available here.

Applications accepted until position is filled; preference given to applications received by November 30. Send resume, letter of application, and three references to Robert Bell, IT & Facilities Manager, at rbell@hinsdalelibrary.info. Hinsdale Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.