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Kids/Teen Assistant

Part-Time: 12-20 hours/week (2-3 evenings 5-9 PM per week, 2 Saturdays 9-5 PM and two Sundays 1-5 PM per month)

Do you like working with kids & teens? Are you comfortable enough with technology to help patrons? Are you happiest in a noisy, active environment? Are you comfortable adapting to change? Do you play well with others? If this describes you, join our hard-working, fun-loving, collaborative team. You will offer top-notch customer service at the desks in KidSpace and Teen Underground. You will be encouraged to be creative and share ideas, and you’ll assist with additional projects, including programs and our award-winning Summer Reading Club. Preference to candidates with Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Requirements: Experience working with children and teens. Excellent customer service, communication and technology skills. Ability to multi-task and be flexible in a busy environment.

Salary Range: $13-17.50 per hour

To apply, send resume, cover letter, plus 3 references to HR@nileslibrary.org, Human Resources, Niles Public Library, 6960 Oakton, Niles, IL, 60714. Email questions to Arianne Carey, acarey@nileslibrary.org.

Webmaster

Part-Time, 15-25 hours/week, occasional evenings and weekends

The Niles Public Library District, one of America’s Starred Libraries, seeks an in-house part-time Webmaster in the Public Relations and Marketing department.

Position Summary: Excellent opportunity for a tech-savvy individual with web design and content management experience. Executes and coordinates all updates on the Library’s responsive Drupal website. Maintains functionality of Library’s WordPress blog, and online catalog. Collaborates with Graphic Design Coordinator on website and print graphics. Collaborates with IT Services and freelance website developer on special projects. Analyzes website metrics monthly using Google Analytics. May assist in training patrons and staff members about web design.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, with a major in Web Design, New Media Studies, or Digital Marketing preferred. At least 3 years of website design experience. Working knowledge of responsive web design, HTML, CSS, SEO, and usability testing preferred. Intermediate level of graphic design preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, and marketing concepts preferred. Ability to work in Windows compatible environment. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and meet tight deadlines.

Salary Range: $14-$20/hour depending on qualifications

To apply, send resume, cover letter, plus 3 references to HR@nileslibrary.org, Human Resources, Niles Public Library, 6960 Oakton, Niles, IL, 60714.

Job Applications

When applying for an open position, please complete a Job Application. Send applications to Attention: Human Resources, Niles Public Library District, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714, email to hr@nileslibrary.org or return to the Library. You may also ask for one at the Information desk in Patron Services. Someone will contact you shortly.

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