Fermilab, Batavia — Summer 2016: Archives Assistant

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Source AND APPLICATION LINK: http://fermi.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5230473&user_id= (via Indeed.com)

PLEASE NOTE: This will not count as experience for the Library Practicum, LIBRA 2600!

Summer 2016: Archives Assistant
Job Code: 001247    
Department: Computing Sector (CS)    
Open:  February 26, 2016
Close:  March 18, 2016
Due to seasonal needs at the lab, the following career opportunity is now available – Summer:  Archives Assistant.  

Fermilab seeks a student assistant in Archives and Records Management who will work under the supervision of the Fermilab Archivist and the Fermilab Records Manager.


Duties include:

  • Scanning, data entry, and basic archival processing tasks like labeling folders and putting items in order.
  • An interest in history or library/archive work is preferable.  Must be a currently enrolled student.
  • Must be able to lift and move boxes of about 30 pounds.

Herget Middle School, West Aurora School District 129 — LMC Paraprofessional District

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LMC Paraprofessional

Job Type

Support Staff-Paraprofessional

Herget Middle School
2015-2016 School Year

General Education
(Library-Media-Center) Paraprofessional
Full Time – 7 Hrs. Per Day

ELS-Para License
People skills and ability to multitask
Assist Library Media Director with instructional support to students  

About Herget Middle School

West Aurora School District 129 – Classified and Administration

80 S. River
Aurora, IL 60506

Elmhurst Public Library — Technology & Teen Specialist (part time)

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Job Title: Technology & Teen Specialist (part time)
Part Time
HOURS: 24 hours per week with IMRF benefits, including three 4-hour daytime weekday shifts, every Wednesday or Thursday 5-9p, and Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays on rotation. This is not a seasonal position.
Salary: 15.13 per hour
Position Description: 

Do you love teaching people about technology, working with teens and serving the public? The Technology & Teen Specialist provides teens and adults with superior customer service through assisting patrons in finding Library resources, teaching patrons about technology, from mice to 3D printers to the new Creative Studio and everything in between, and coordinating and hosting teen events with the Teen Librarian and other staff. Connect, create and explore with Elmhurst patrons on the newly-renovated 2nd floor, Creative Studio and Teen Space.



*Experience providing group and one-on-one instruction

*Experience in working with the public

*High aptitude with creative technology software

*Enthusiasm for working with teens (experience preferred)

*General comfort around computers and new computer programs

*Ability to interact patiently and pleasantly with people of all ages

*Read, write and communicate fluently in English

*High School diploma



* Knowledge of basic library organization

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled

River Forest Public Library — Youth Services Associate

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Job Title: Youth Services Associate
Part Time
An average of 12-16 hours each week; The ideal candidate would be available Monday 1-5, Wednesday 10-5, and Friday 1-5, plus a weekend rotation and additional shifts as needed.
Position Description: 

River Forest Public Library is searching for an enthusiastic Youth Services Associate to join our team of Library Associates. The Youth Services Associate will work primarily in the Children’s Services Department, serving kids from birth-4th grade and their parents/caregivers. There will also be regular opportunities to assist the Middle School and Teen Services staff with programs for kids in grades 5-8. This position is ideal for those who want to develop their skills working with children and young teens.

The Youth Services Associate will assist the Manager of Children’s Services with:

  • Providing reference and readers advisory services in the Children’s Room.
  • Promoting the Children’s collection and programs by creating print and online book lists, displays of library materials, and contributing to the Kid’s Blog.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of programs for children birth through 4th grade, including a preschool story time.
  • Regular and ongoing administrative support tasks within the Department.
  • Collection management responsibilities.

The Youth Services Associate will be trained and regularly scheduled to staff the Children’s Services Desk 3 weekday shifts each week and 2 weekend shifts each month. The Youth Services Associate will also present an outreach preschool story time on Wednesday mornings and run a weekly crafting program for middle schoolers on Wednesday afternoons until the end of the school year. Additional hours to staff children’s and middle school programs will be available on an intermittent basis, especially during June and July.

Requirements: A college degree and experience working with children ages birth-4th grade and/or young teens is required. Knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature and the developmental needs and interests of children and young teens is important. The successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and exercise initiative. Preference will be given to students enrolled in an accredited MLS or MLIS program.

Please email a cover letter and resume to employment@riverforestlibrary.org. No phone calls please.

DeadlineMar 14, 2016
Application Contact: Amy Grossman, Manager of Children’s Services
Apply To:
River Forest Public Library

735 Lathrop

River Forest, IL 60305

Waukegan Public Library — Clerk II-Children’s Department

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Job Title: Clerk II-Children’s Department
Part Time
Hours: 16, including evenings and weekends
$13-15 an hour
Position Description: 
  • Answer basic questions at the Children’s Reference Desk and assist patrons and their families navigate the department
  • Construct a competent and complete search of the library catalog to meet patron’s needs
  • Familiar with the library’s databases and informational websites to recommend and instruct patrons
  • Effectively plan and present programs as assigned
  • Assist patrons with computer questions
  • Maintain displays
  • Other tasks as assigned by Department Manager including outreach activities in the community and internal committees

Education and Skills:

  • High school diploma and/or GED.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree a plus.
  • Bilingual spanish skills a MUST
  • Experience working with Children
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to work with a diverse public and staff
  • Strong computer aptitude, including MS Office, internet resources and search strategies
Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Jennifer Harris
Apply To:
Waukegan Public Library

128 N County St

Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone: 847-623-2041
Fax: 847-623-2094
For More Informationhttp://www.waukeganpl.org

Oswego Public Library District — Youth Services Library Assistant

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Job Title: Youth Services Library Assistant
Part Time
16-20 hours weekly, primarily evening and weekends, daytime availability a plus
Minimum Starting Salary $10.50/hr depending upon education and experience
Position Description: 

Youth Services is seeking an organized, creative and energetic person to join our team in a very busy and creative department. The Youth Services Library Assistant will work with the Head of Youth Services and the youth services staff to provide quality library services to children and their families for a library district with two campuses and a diverse population. Candidate must have a passion for children’s services, initiative, and effective communication skills. Duties include reader’s advisory services, participation in program planning and implementation, collection development, management of play spaces, and more.

Library Technical Assistant certificate from an accredited program, OR Associates Degree preferred. One year experience working with children in a professional setting required; library or educator experience a plus.

DeadlineMar 6, 2016
Application Contact: Christy Kepler
Apply To:
Oswego Public Library District

1111 Reading Drive

Montgomery, IL 60538

For More Informationhttp://www.oswego.lib.il.us

Highland Park Public Library — Library Page – Part-Time

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Job Title: Library Page – Part-Time
Part Time
This is a 15 hour per week year-round position and includes evening and weekend shifts.
$8.91 per hour, depending upon qualifications
Position Description: 

Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library might be just the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same. Join the library’s team and work closely with people who love connecting people with the world of ideas.
Duties: Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.
Requires: Ability to sort materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Ability to remain focused and disciplined in detailed orientated work. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts. Apply by submitting an application (available online at http://www.hplibrary.org/jobs) to:
Ryan Dreier
Page & Volunteer Coordinator
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL  60035 (847/432-0216)
rdreier [at] hplibrary [dot] org

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Phone: 847-432-0216
Fax: 847-681-7027
For More Informationhttp://www.hplibrary.org

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