Jobs

Program Coordinator – part-time up to 25 hours/week – Community Engagement Department

 The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a part -time Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter who enjoys planning and coordinating library public programs and promotional events for adults, teens, and youth. Whether it is live reptiles, a video game tournament, or an Elvis impersonator, this position requires the ability to work with all kinds of programming.

Strong organizational skills are a must, along with outstanding people skills. Responsibilities include: budgeting, scheduling, and evaluating in-house and outside programs & presentations by speakers, authors, and performers; establishing relationships with library departments and community resources to broaden the range of programs offered by the library; frequent encounters with new and varied work situations. Must be available to staff some weekend and evening programs as needed.  Transportation required for occasional offsite meetings and seminars.

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 with many programming opportunities.

As part of our strategic plan, http://lincolnwoodlibrary.org/about-the-library/mission/ being proficient with technology is essential. Many aspects of this position require the use of computer reservations system for booking and scheduling.

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

Applications will be accepted until July 13, 2016. Salary $20/hr. DOQ and benefits include paid days off.

Minimum Qualifications: B.A. degree. Three or more years of event programming and community relations experience required. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills, excellent Microsoft Office skills.

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.

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