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OPEN POSITIONS

PROGRAMMING ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Programming Assistant              
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time: 40 hours / week including day / evening / weekend hours

Salary: From $15 + per hour depending on education / experience
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
1. Ability to work pleasantly and effectively with staff, patrons, supervisor and others.
2. Ability to work accurately in a changing and varied environment, and with frequent interruptions.
3. Ability to communicate clearly.
4. Ability to use various technologies to complete work.
5. Ability to follow library policies and procedures.
6. Ability to work independently and productively.
7. Ability to understand, practice and demonstrate the library’s Standards of Excellence for Public Service.
POSITION SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the Library Director, this employee is responsible for planning and presenting programs and supporting staff in program and service planning.

Specific responsibilities will be assigned by the Library Director on the basis of experience, skills, specific needs of the department and number of hours worked.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION
1. Ability to plan and evaluate programs for children and teens. 
2. Ability to work independently and productively as well as with staff and volunteers.
3. Knowledge of STEM education and ability to use technology to plan and implement programs and services. 
4. Assist in gathering various statistics.
DESIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 
1. Bachelor’s Degree. MLIS a plus.
2. Experience working with children and working knowledge of infant, child and  adolescent development.
3. Familiarity with Office apps such as Microsoft Office or Google Apps for Work, internet, and maker technology.  
4. Bilingual a plus (Spanish) 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Works closely with Youth Services Staff to assist with programs for children and teens. 
2. Develops and conducts educational and entertaining programs, including STEM workshops, programs based on children and teen literature and trends, juvenile film showings, reading programs, and other library programs provided by the Youth Services Department.
3. Maintains materials used in Youth Services programs and services. 
4. Assists Youth Services staff coordinating volunteers and volunteer tasks. 
5. Assists in compiling informational/promotional material describing Youth Services programs for distribution in the library and for newsletter
6. Participates in relevant training, continuing education and/or professional development.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1. Frequent standing, walking, sitting.
2. Lifting 20 lbs., bending, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling cart up to 50 lbs., reaching, and fine manipulation skills.

 

NORTH CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY POSITION DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Security Monitor
Department: Administration Department
Reports To: Director
FLSA Status: Non - Exempt
Hours: Part time (Up to 20 hours a week including weekend hours)
Pay: $12.00 hr.


JOB PURPOSE:
Within the frame work of established library policies and procedures the incumbent assists the library staff in maintaining a safe and secure environment for service to the public. Protects and maintains the library's materials and property. Work with staff from other departments as needed to provide quality service to the Library in conformance with Library policies and procedures and professional standards. 
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• High school diploma or GED
• Minimum two (2) years security related experience preferred;
• Ability to read and comprehend, in English, communicate in an effective manner  
   both verbally and written with library patrons. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Appraise potential problem situations quickly and discreetly, and effectively defuse them without disruption of library services 
• Supervise and assist the library staff in emergencies; 
• Ability to develop a good rapport with library patrons, supervisors, staff, and other law enforcement agencies. 
• Remove disruptive patrons from library property. 
• Report incidents and problems to appropriate law enforcement agencies. 
• Conduct all library business in a professional and cooperative manner
• Assist with the evacuation or movement of the public in emergency situations. 
OTHER FUNCTIONS:
• Patrol library building and grounds. 
• Assist in the retrieval of lost, stolen, or overdue materials. 
• Implement library policies and procedures. 
• Answer questions from the public's questions. 
• Perform additional duties as assigned by the Library Director.

 

DISCLAIMER:

The North Chicago Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, military or veteran status (except dishonorable discharge), disability or any other status protected by law.

This job description describes a general category of jobs.  In order to meet the needs of the Library or its departments, employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of any of those described and duties are subject to change as requirements of the job change.

The omission of a duty does not exclude it from the position if the duty is similar, related or a logical expectation for an individual to perform as part of the job responsibilities or if necessary to assist the Library to provide services to the public under changed or unusual circumstances.

PAY GRADE:

IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3 OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARD ACT THIS POSITION IS NON EXEMPT FROM OVERTIME.