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Information & Reader Services Librarian

Department: Information and Reader Services

If you’re an enthusiastic readers’ advisor who also enjoys research, then we have the perfect job for you!  Provide expert and generous research assistance and readers’ advisory, develop programs and collections, create displays and reading lists, write blog posts, oversee library-sponsored book discussions, and provide e-resource assistance and instruction for adults.

Part-time, 20 hour workweek, including evening and weekend hours. This is a year-round position.

Requirements:
MLS, knowledge of classic and contemporary literature, information resources, and downloading and related e-resource technologies.  Excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish/English is desirable.  
 
Salary:
$22.20+ per hour, DOQ. Includes retirement, vacation, and sick time benefits.

Apply to:
Position is open until filled.  Send job application and resumé with three work references to:

Julia A. Johnas
Director of Adult Services
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, Illinois 60035    847/432-0216
(email: jjohnas.hppl@gmail.com)

Film and Music Assistant

The Highland Park Public Library is seeking a person who loves film and music. Join our Film & Music team and share your knowledge and enthusiasm with library visitors.

 Duties: Provide patron assistance and recommendations for film and music titles, provide downloading instruction for digital titles, create content for Web and social media sites, promote, shelve and maintain collections.   
 
Schedule:   20 hours per week, includes daytime, weekend and occasional evening hours.   
 
Requires:   High school diploma, customer service experience and technology skills. Bilingual English/Spanish and previous library or related experience are desirable. 
 
Starting Salary: $12.55 per hr, DOQ.  Includes vacation and sick time benefits.    

Apply to:  Sylvana Osorio, Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park, IL  60035;  (847) 432-0216 ext.125.   
 
Job Application is available at left. 

No current IT Services openings.

Membership Services Assistant

The Highland Park Public Library is looking for someone who believes that visiting the Library is the best idea anyone has had all day! The ideal candidate will value human contact, will relish mastering changes in technology, and will graciously coach and share what they’ve learned.  The ideal candidate will exude a welcoming, can-do spirit recognized by all visitors.

Duties: Demonstrate and instruct patrons in the use of circulation hardware and software; maintain accurate and confidential accounts using ILS software; collect fines and fees and enforce circulation policies; sort, organize and check-in materials; provide pleasant and knowledgeable telephone reception.

Part-time

Hours per Week:

This is a 20 hour per week year-round position and includes Daytime, Evening and Weekend hours.

Requirements:

• Problem solving and customer service skills.
• Ability to operate computers and general office equipment.
• Ability to communicate with people of all ages.
• Appropriate interpersonal skills and organizational skills for the work environment.

Salary:

$12.55 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to:

Apply by submitting an application to:

Robin Smith, Membership Services Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035 (847-432-0216)
rsmith@hplibrary.org    

Library Page

Department: Membership Services Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library might be just the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same.

Duties:   Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.   Part-time   Hours per Week: This is a 12 hour per week year-round position and will be morning shifts.

Requirements: Ability to sort materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Ability to remain focused and disciplined in detailed orientated work. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts.\

Salary: $8.91 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Apply to: Apply by submitting an application to: Georgia Pichinos-Anderson Page & Volunteer Coordinator Highland Park Public Library 494 Laurel Avenue Highland Park, IL  60035 (847/432-0216) gpichinos-anderson@hplibrary.org

New Media Assistant

Use your tech skills to assist patrons in the Adult Services Department with the use of Internet, digital media creation, computers, and software. This is a part-tme position.
 
Duties:   Assist patrons with the use of public PCs, both hardware and software applications, troubleshoot malfunctions, assist with digital media creation in our Digital Media Lab, help patrons with personal digital devices, assist with digital media programming and education, laptop and study room checkouts, A-V set-up for library programs, and general computer maintenance. Other duties as assigned. 
 
Requires:   High School diploma, knowledge of Internet browsers, MS Windows 10, Mac OS, and Office 2016. Experience with digital media creation using Apple and Adobe products. Knowledge of personal devices such as cameras, iPads, e-readers, smartphones, etc. Customer service experience. 

Schedule:   Part-time, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch breaks. 
 
Starting Salary: $11.77 per hour.    

Apply:

Send resume and job application to Chad Clark, New Media Manager
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue Highland Park, Illinois 60035
847-432-0216
cclark@hplibrary.org 

 

No current Technical Services openings.

No current openings.