Jobs

Program & Event Assistant– Part Time – Community Engagement Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a part time (18 – 22 hours a week, primarily evenings and weekends) Library Associate to assist with the planning and execution of public events and programs for children and adults. The successful candidate will be outgoing, friendly, and like to talk to people individually and in groups. Excellent verbal and written communication, computer skills, and a willingness to work in a collaborative environment are essential. Previous experience with planning and coordinating events is preferred.

To apply, email a pdf version of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Deb Keegan, Head of Community Engagement, at dkeegan@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Subject line: Library Associate. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until Friday August 15, 2014. Salary starting at $15/hour, DOQ (Non-Exempt)

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree. Excellent computer, grammar, spelling, and writing skills, and at least two years of experience working with the public as an employee or volunteer. Must be available to staff weekend and evening programs.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Behavior Monitor/Security Guard

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a part-time Behavior Monitor/Security Guard to patrol the library approximately 12 hours per week, Monday – Friday from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. The successful candidate will be a friendly, patient and firm self-starter who is comfortable applying behavior standards consistently, yet confident in exercising his/her own judgment in unique situations. The ability to balance assertiveness with a calm demeanor is essential.

Responsibilities include enforcing the library’s behavioral policies, procedures and guidelines and redirecting inappropriate behavior into conduct more conducive to a welcoming, user-friendly and peaceful after-school environment.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Sheila Cody, Assistant Head of Youth and Teen Services, at scody@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until July 28, 2014. Salary ranges from $12 to $15 per hour dependent upon qualifications.

Minimum qualifications: high school diploma; two years’ experience working with children and adults in a public library, educational, or recreational setting; excellent verbal communication skills

The Lincolnwood Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.