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Employment Opportunities at the Northbrook Public Library

01/28/2016 - 2:58pm
Reference
Flexibility is required as there are no regularly scheduled hours. Day, evening, weekend, or holiday shifts may be needed, sometimes on short notice.

Responsibilities include answering reference and reader's advisory questions using print, online, and subscription database sources. Familiarity with mobile technologies and eReaders a must.

Knowledge of print and online information resources. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills required. Sirsi experience is essential. CCS library experience preferred.

MLS from an ALA accreditied institution required.

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062

jobs@northbrook.info

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

11/25/2015 - 12:31pm
Reference
21 / week (Monday 9-1, Thursday 1-9, Friday 9-5 and one weekend a month on a regular rotation).

Your passion for genealogy and your delight in helping people research will be on full display in this new position at the Northbrook Public Library. We are ready to take our Northbrook Voices Oral History project, a collaboration with the Northbrook Historical Society, to the next step. We're looking for a librarian who wants to take charge of a niche portfolio and see it grow. Ideal candidate will have demonstrated passion for genealogy, eagerness to use technology to open local history to web search, and the people skills to grow the library's presence in the local history community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop genealogy programs and classes for patrons.
  • Oversee Northbrook Voices Oral History project.
  • Staff reference desk.
  • Select genealogy collection and other areas as assigned.
  • Attend local genealogy programs.

Demonstrated passion for genealogy research; general reference skills, excellent skills in collaboration, communication, presentation and organization' strong computer and technology skills.

MLS from an ALA accredited institution required or comparable/relevant degree.

Please submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Laurie Prioletti
HR Manager
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL  60062
jobs@northbrook.info

 

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE