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Jobs at Elmhurst Public Library

Elmhurst Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the application or interview process should notify the HR Manager. Nothing in this site constitutes a promise or offer of employment.

Library Page (Part Time)

Are you detail-orientated? Do your enjoy variety? The Circulation Department is seeking energetic individuals with good organizational skills who enjoy performing a wide range of duties. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sorting and re-shelving library materials, answering and directing incoming phone calls, greeting patrons at our Welcome Desk, and emptying book-drops.  Additional duties may include data entry.

HOURS:

  • 15 hours/5 days per week which includes a Saturday morning shift
  • 16 hours/4 days per week which includes a Sunday afternoon shift
  • These are year-round positions – no seasonal positions are currently available

Makerspace: Creative Specialist (Part Time)

The Elmhurst Public Library seeks to be the center of the community by providing opportunities for residents to enrich their lives. With the expected spring completion of a 3,500 sq. ft. makerspace, two Creative Specialists will work in the “Makery” with patrons of all ages to use the 3D printers, laser cutter, embroidery machine, sewing machines, card making supplies, and more. Through a strong emphasis on teaching by doing, staff will develop, teach, and evaluate a variety of technology and maker programs. As we acknowledge that no one person can know everything, Library makerspace staff members will work collaboratively to complement each other’s talents and interests. Applicants for this position should demonstrate an interest in creative technology and the ability to offer fantastic customer service.

HOURS:  Both positions 18 hours per week, consisting of 4 weekly shifts. These are not a seasonal positions.

Position 1: Every Tuesday 5-9p, Wednesday 12-5p, Thursday 5-9p, Saturday 9-1p

Position 2: Every Tuesday 5-9p, Friday 5-9p, Saturday 1-5p, Sunday 1-5p

Technical Services Page (Part Time)

The Elmhurst Public Library is looking for someone to prep materials for library shelving and circulation. Emphasis will be on AV materials but some book processing may also be expected.

HOURS:    18 hours/week.  Monday-Friday.  Must be available during daytime hours.  Exact schedule is negotiable.

Technology Specialist (Part Time)

The Elmhurst Public library seeks to be the center of the community by providing opportunities for residents to enrich their lives. The Adult Services Department is seeking an individual to work our public service desks helping patrons find information, answer questions, and locate books and other media. Equally important, through a mixture of on-desk help, weekly technology classes, and drop-in sessions, Technology Specialists facilitate a friendly learning environment for patrons of all skill levels to explore technology. Applicants for this position should show a demonstrated interest in technology, expertise with the use of creative software, and the ability to offer fantastic customer service.

HOURS:  12 hours per week, consisting of 3 weekday shifts, every Tuesday 9-1pm, Wednesday 1-5pm, Thursday 5-9p, and Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays on rotation.  This is not a seasonal position.

 

 

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