Jobs

Marketing and Program Assistant – part-time up to 19 hours/week – Community Engagement Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a part-time (19 hours a week) Marketing and Program Assistant in the Community Engagement Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of marketing and graphic design initiatives, along with assisting with library programs for adults, teens, and youth.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the production of marketing materials and marketing communications.
  • The ability to write, update and execute press releases, email blasts and surveys.
  • Providing support for programs and events as required, including some evening and weekend hours.
  • Uploading marketing materials to digital displays and social media sites.
  • Assisting and organizing internal communication efforts, including signage and displays.
  • Ability to work individually and on self-driven projects.
  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple tasks, tight deadlines, and conflicting priorities.
  • Assisting performers with set-up and take-down of presentation equipment and technology.

Necessary Knowledge and Skills:

  • Effective project management and customer service skills are essential.
  • Strong copywriting skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly.
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Must have excellent written communication and proofreading skills, and pay high attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of social media avenues, including Facebook and Instagram.
  • Ability to effectively deal with stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of marketing principles.
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups.

We are currently under renovation, so we need someone who thrives on change, has creative ideas, and can tolerate a temporarily messy and disruptive environment, to welcome the final outcome of a wonderful new space.

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

Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2016. Salary $15/hr.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Information Services Librarian – part-time up to 16 hours/week – Information Services Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is seeking a friendly and outgoing customer service genius and tech whiz for a professional librarian position of 12-16 hours per week. Schedule includes Monday and Thursday evenings and at least two weekend shifts per month.

Primary responsibilities include: reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, and technology instruction both in a one-on-one and classroom setting. The perfect candidate will have a passion for teaching technology to a wide range of ages and skill levels. Experience with WordPress websites, library mobile apps, eBook devices, and digital media labs is a plus.

We are currently under renovation and need someone who thrives on change, has creative ideas, and can tolerate a temporarily messy and disruptive environment, to welcome the final outcome of a wonderful new space.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jenn Hunt, Head of Information Services, at jhunt@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until August 8, 2016. Salary is $20/hr.

Minimum Qualifications: MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school. Advanced computer and information technology skills.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Library Assistant – part-time up to 22.5 hours/week – Youth & Teen Services Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is seeking a friendly, outgoing person who loves kids for a new part-time Library Assistant position of 22½ hours per week. Preferred schedule is 1:30pm-6pm, Monday through Friday, with a more flexible schedule and possible nights or weekends during the summer and school vacations.

Primary responsibilities include planning and implementing programs for patrons in grades K-5, occasional reference and reader’s advisory assistance, and after-school supervision during school year. The perfect candidate will have a strong ability to balance assertiveness with a calm demeanor, creative ideas for elementary school aged programs, and a passion for working closely with kids and teens.

We are currently under renovation and need someone who thrives on change, has creative ideas, and can tolerate a temporarily loud, messy, and disruptive environment, to welcome the final outcome of a new space at the end of 2016. The renovation challenges affect our after-school crowd heavily, and our new Library Assistant should be able to supervise patrons and guide them toward appropriate behavior in limited space and with newly renovated areas.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and any professional references to Emily Fardoux, Youth & Teen Services Librarian, at efardoux@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Preference will be given to applications received by August 22, 2016. Salary starts at $11.22/hour and benefits include paid time off.

Minimum qualifications: Associate’s Degree. One year experience working with youth and/or teens in an educational or public library setting. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other Job Information

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