Employment Opportunities

Adult Services Librarian II – Part Time

Job Title: Adult Services Librarian II

FT/PT: Part-Time, 20 hours a week, non-exempt position, IMRF qualified, includes vacation

Salary: $20.86 per hour

Hours: Includes day, evening, and rotating weekend hours.
Schedule includes: Mondays 9am-1pm, Tuesdays 5pm-9pm, Thursdays 1pm-9pm, Fridays 9am-1:30pm.

Position Description:
The Bloomingdale Public Library is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Adult Services Reference Librarian. The ideal candidate will be creative, detail-oriented, tech savvy, and a self-starter with exceptional customer service skills and an ability to use new technologies to promote library services to both adults and teens.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Selecting monthly resources for homebound patrons, including assisted living and supportive living residents
  • Facilitate a monthly ‘Games for Grownups’ program at the library
  • Collection development of several non-fiction selection areas
  • Reference Desk duties, including readers’ advisory
  • Assist patrons with ebooks and other downloadable resources
  • Participate in community and senior outreach events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS
  • Minimum 2 year experience in a public library or comparable business/organization
  • Knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory practices
  • Knowledge of online and electronic resources
  • Social media proficiency and an understanding of current and emerging technology trends
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • An ability to communicate effectively and provide outstanding customer service

Deadline Date: Monday, February 27th

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Abigail Budzynski
Adult Services Department Head
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
jobs@mybpl.org



Position Open: Part-time Youth Services Assistant


We are looking for an energetic, creative and service oriented individual who enjoys working with children to join our Youth Services team. Responsibilities will include working the youth services reference desk, presenting youth programming, and the use of technology.

Hours: 25 hours per week, flexible schedule required including days, nights and weekends

Requirements: Expertise typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree, excellent communication skills, knowledge of children’s literature, and two years related youth services experience.

Salary: $15.18 per hour.

Benefits include IMRF and vacation time.

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to:

Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
jobs@mybpl.org

Position is open until job is filled.