CATALOGWEBSITE
CATALOGWEBSITE
CATALOGWEBSITE

Jobs

Branch Services Librarian

Is your passion giving great customer service? The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District seeks an enthusiastic, friendly and innovative Librarian for our Northfield Branch Library. This is a service-oriented position that is primarily responsible for programming, instruction, collection development and reader’s advisory services for both children and adults at both the Northfield Branch Library and the main library in Winnetka.

This is a part-time non-exempt position, which will require working a flexible schedule including: mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. This position reports to the Branch Manager in Northfield. This is an opportunity to become part of a service-oriented, collaborative team at a busy library on the north shore.

Core Job Functions:

  • Provides proactive reference and readers advisory for adults and children while handling multiple simultaneous requests for assistance.
  • Demonstrates and explains the online catalog, the Internet, databases, and electronic products used in the library district.
  • Enjoys working with and planning programming for a variety of patrons from the very young to older adults.
  • Selects materials for patrons with attention to collection development and maintenance.
  • Participates in programs that supplement the services of the library.
  • Maintains an awareness of the trends and developments in public library service, and technology by reviewing current literature, attending workshops and conferences, participating in professional organizations and similar activities.
  • Represents the Library in pertinent professional, educational and community activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of MLS program from an ALA accredited library school and 2 years previous work experience in a library or equivalent setting. Access to reliable transportation for the required to travel between branches and community activities.

Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience in a comparable business organization or library is necessary, preferably in reference, children’s services/and or adult services.

Specific Skills Include:

  • Knowledge of reference techniques and automated information retrieval systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, public relations, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people
  • Ability and willingness to teach both one-on-one and in group settings
  • Strong knowledge and comfort using new technologies, including the ability to demonstrate/instruct technologies to patrons.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite(Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and similar applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, life and carry up to twenty pounds
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Minimum salary: $21.58

Hours: 20-25 hours per week

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Kristin Carlson, Branch Manager at kristin@winnetkalibrary.org

Part Time Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Services Clerk

We are looking for a friendly, approachable “people person” who enjoys working with all ages to join the Winnetka-Northfield circulation desk staff. This person would work 15-18 hours per week including daytime, evening and weekend hours. They also would rotate shifts between both the Winnetka Library and Northfield Branch.

The candidate we are seeking to hire is detailed-orientated, values customer service, a self-starter and someone who likes to continuously learn new skills. As part of the circulation staff they will have opportunities to promote new and exciting library services and participate in various library events and activities. One of their duties will be to help promote the Studio, the Library’s new makerspace.

Required qualifications include: High School Diploma or equivalent, one year experience in a library or similar experience, demonstrated good customer service skills, computer literacy with current MS Office proficiency, some knowledge of smartphones, tablets, and laptops, demonstrated cash handling skills, and the ability to work weekends and evenings.

Salary: $12.24 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Donna Morales, Head of Circulation at dmorales@winnetkalibrary.org

 

Part Time Library Page

The Winnetka Library is looking for a part-time page/shelver. Duties include the shelving of library materials, shelf reading, shifting materials, and other tasks as assigned. Schedule to be determined. Pleasant and helpful demeanor a must.

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Hours: Part Time, 10 to 18 hours per week, evenings and weekends

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Donna Morales, Head of Circulation at dmorales@winnetkalibrary.org

Jobs

Branch Services Librarian

Is your passion giving great customer service? The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District seeks an enthusiastic, friendly and innovative Librarian for our Northfield Branch Library. This is a service-oriented position that is primarily responsible for programming, instruction, collection development and reader’s advisory services for both children and adults at both the Northfield Branch Library and the main library in Winnetka.

This is a part-time non-exempt position, which will require working a flexible schedule including: mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. This position reports to the Branch Manager in Northfield. This is an opportunity to become part of a service-oriented, collaborative team at a busy library on the north shore.

Core Job Functions:

  • Provides proactive reference and readers advisory for adults and children while handling multiple simultaneous requests for assistance.
  • Demonstrates and explains the online catalog, the Internet, databases, and electronic products used in the library district.
  • Enjoys working with and planning programming for a variety of patrons from the very young to older adults.
  • Selects materials for patrons with attention to collection development and maintenance.
  • Participates in programs that supplement the services of the library.
  • Maintains an awareness of the trends and developments in public library service, and technology by reviewing current literature, attending workshops and conferences, participating in professional organizations and similar activities.
  • Represents the Library in pertinent professional, educational and community activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of MLS program from an ALA accredited library school and 2 years previous work experience in a library or equivalent setting. Access to reliable transportation for the required to travel between branches and community activities.

Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience in a comparable business organization or library is necessary, preferably in reference, children’s services/and or adult services.

Specific Skills Include:

  • Knowledge of reference techniques and automated information retrieval systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, public relations, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people
  • Ability and willingness to teach both one-on-one and in group settings
  • Strong knowledge and comfort using new technologies, including the ability to demonstrate/instruct technologies to patrons.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite(Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and similar applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, life and carry up to twenty pounds
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Minimum salary: $21.58

Hours: 20-25 hours per week

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Kristin Carlson, Branch Manager at kristin@winnetkalibrary.org

Part Time Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Services Clerk

We are looking for a friendly, approachable “people person” who enjoys working with all ages to join the Winnetka-Northfield circulation desk staff. This person would work 15-18 hours per week including daytime, evening and weekend hours. They also would rotate shifts between both the Winnetka Library and Northfield Branch.

The candidate we are seeking to hire is detailed-orientated, values customer service, a self-starter and someone who likes to continuously learn new skills. As part of the circulation staff they will have opportunities to promote new and exciting library services and participate in various library events and activities. One of their duties will be to help promote the Studio, the Library’s new makerspace.

Required qualifications include: High School Diploma or equivalent, one year experience in a library or similar experience, demonstrated good customer service skills, computer literacy with current MS Office proficiency, some knowledge of smartphones, tablets, and laptops, demonstrated cash handling skills, and the ability to work weekends and evenings.

Salary: $12.24 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Donna Morales, Head of Circulation at dmorales@winnetkalibrary.org

 

Part Time Library Page

The Winnetka Library is looking for a part-time page/shelver. Duties include the shelving of library materials, shelf reading, shifting materials, and other tasks as assigned. Schedule to be determined. Pleasant and helpful demeanor a must.

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Hours: Part Time, 10 to 18 hours per week, evenings and weekends

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Donna Morales, Head of Circulation at dmorales@winnetkalibrary.org