Posted: Tuesday, August 23

Department: Administration

Hours: 35 hours per week – includes nights and weekends when required

Position Description:

Put your passion for good design and branding to work for a community-focused, award winning library in Chicago’s North Shore. Northbrook Public Library is seeking a talented graphic designer to help communicate the library’s role and value to its savvy and engaged patrons.


We’re looking for someone with excellent digital and print experience who can establish and maintain a consistent look and feel for the Library’s brand aesthetic. Your work will impact how people experience and understand the Library’s collections, programs, and services during a time of transition and change.


Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Graphic Designer works regularly with the Marketing Specialist, Administration, and other departments to promote the library effectively. Successful candidates must be organized, deadline-oriented, and comfortable servicing internal clients with different needs and priorities.


You will work on projects of varying scale and complexity like our bi-monthly newsletter that involves multiple deadlines and rounds of proofing, promotional materials for events, signage for the building, and more. An interest in or experience with design or user experience research is a plus.


The best candidate will be able to adapt to changing needs, prioritize work, and be willing to work with others to come up with the best possible materials for the Library and its patrons.


Qualifications & Experience:
  • Proficiency with industry standard software applications including Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficiency with Mac and PC, tablets, smartphones and other various digital platforms.
  • Previous library experience preferred.

 

Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or related field or equivalent experience in graphic design.

Salary & Benefits:

Starting salary $36,820 (depending on qualifications), plus a full benefits package.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, application and a digital portfolio that highlights your most relevant work for this position to:

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

Download the Application

Posted: Wednesday, July 27

Department: Circulation

Hours: 12 hours per week (evenings and weekends)

Position Description:

Applicants must possess the ability to:

• Retrieve materials from inside and outside the library.

• Sort, shelve, shift, file and inspect materials.

• Direct patrons to the appropriate service desk.

• Assist in gathering various statistics.

• Work independently.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience:

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures, ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetical systems and the ability to apply those systems to library materials; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons, ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions. Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education:

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a high school education.

Salary & Benefits:

$9.51 / hour

How to Apply:

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 the Application

Posted: Thursday, July 21

Department: Circulation

Hours: 12 hours per week (day, evening and weekend hours)

Position Description:

Applicants must possess the ability to:

• Retrieve materials from inside and outside the library.

• Sort, shelve, shift, file and inspect materials.

• Direct patrons to the appropriate service desk.

• Assist in gathering various statistics.

• Work independently.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience:

Basic knowledge of routine library functions and procedures, ability to stand, walk, and/or stoop for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds; ability to push/pull loaded carts in excess of 75 pounds; understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetical systems and the ability to apply those systems to library materials; ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with staff and patrons, ability to work accurately in a changing environment with frequent interruptions.

Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education:

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a high school education.

Salary & Benefits:

$9.51 / hour

How to Apply:

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 the Application

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