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  • Assistant Librarian

    Central Citizens' Library District

  • Library/Organization Address

    1134 E. 3100 North Road
    Clifton, Illinois 60927
  • Employment Type

    Full-time

  • Hourly Wage/Salary Range

    Per negotiation of pay scale

  • About the Organization

    We are a School and Public library. This position is mainly working with the public and programs offered by the public library. We also serve the school through out the day. Because of our partnership with the school district the person who is Assistant Librarian needs to have or be willing to get a teachers license in the state of Illinois.
  • Job Description and Responsibilities

    Central Citizens' Library District is seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful, creative addition to our team who is passionate about providing an exceptional library experience for children, teens and adults. The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and customer service skills. Responsibilities include: answering reference questions, preparing and conducting programs for children, teens, and adults, and cataloging and collection development.

    Position Duties:

    Public Service & Supervisory:
    Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to maintain accurate records.
    Ability to tactfully and effectively communicate with and work with patrons and staff in a personable and professional manner.
    Answers reference questions and locates library materials for patrons.
    Arranges inter-library loans and requests.
    Ability to work effectively with current and emerging technologies.
    Understanding of patron confidentiality requirements and ethics responsibilities under Illinois Law.
    Alerts supervisor to problems encountered in work routines.
    Oversees the library and staff in the absence of the Library Director (three evenings per week & Saturdays).
    Maintains and increases knowledge and skills through attendance at meetings, conferences, training seminars, and in-service training sessions.
    Performs additional duties and assignments as requested.

    Collection Development:
    Displays and promotes library material.
    Knowledge of a wide range of books and authors.
    Selects, maintains, and catalogs materials for patrons of all ages.

    Programming:
    Create event calendars, bulletin boards, book displays, & other program materials.
    Prepares and conducts programs including but not limited to: Pre-K Storytime, Summer Reading Program, After School Programs for Teens, and Adult Programs.
    Prepares annotated bibliographies, booklists, and handouts.
    Selects age appropriate materials and activities for programs.

    Position Hours:
    During school year - 3 evenings a week 12-8, Friday 8-4, Saturday 9-1
    Summer time - Tuesday & Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 12-8, Friday & Saturday 9-2
  • Minimum Requirements to Apply

    Bachelors in Literature/English OR A certified teacher in any content area.

    Qualifications: Education, Training, and/or Experience
    Degree in Education
    Library training or experience preferred

    Position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including three evenings per week and weekends.
  • Benefits Offered

    Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Retirement plan, Flexible schedule

  • Position Start Date

  • How to Apply

    Visit this link to apply: https://ccusd4.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=96
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