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To apply for any open position: Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Lauren Rosenthal, HR@frvpld.info with the job title in the subject line. All application documents must be submitted electronically.

The Fox River Valley Public Library District serves 70,000 residents in northeastern Kane County, Illinois. Our growing, culturally diverse district along the Rt. 90 corridor straddles the Fox River and includes the communities of East Dundee, West Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, and Gilberts along with parts of Algonquin, Barrington Hills, and Elgin. The Fox River Valley Public Library District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, genetic information, or any other segmenting factor protected by law.

Clerk - Children's Services

Part-Time
Hours:
16 hours/week
Salary: $12.59 per hour
 

Position Description (PDF)
Do you have a passion for working with children (ages 0 to 12) and their caregivers? Can you occasionally sip pretend tea with a smile? Are you patient, imaginative and energetic, familiar with homework support resources and children's literature? Do you know the correct order of the Harry Potter books by heart? If you answered an enthusiastic "Yes!" to all these questions and meet the qualifications below, this job is especially built for you - apply now, and we'll see you at the interview!

Our Children's Department staff members work in a team environment, sharing the duties required to provide full information services to young patrons of all ages. The successful applicant will be comfortable with the technologies necessary to help patrons navigate the library environment in person, by phone, and online. Children's Services Clerks also need to assist patrons in using electronic resources, computer software, and digital devices such as tablets and eReaders; plus issue library cards and manage patron accounts.

Some college required - LTA or coursework in progress a plus

Minimum one year experience working in a customer service position

Ability to write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

The anticipated work schedule is Monday through Thursday, 9am-1pm.

To apply send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Lauren Rosenthal: HR@frvpld.info. No phone calls, please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

Shelver 

Part-Time
Hours:
12 hours/week
Salary: $8.50 per hour

Position Description (PDF)
The Fox River Valley Public Library District has an opening for a part-time Shelver for our Dundee Library location. Primary duties include shelving books and other materials, maintaining correct order and tidiness in the collections, emptying sorter bins, collecting materials from the on-site book drop, and shifting materials as required.

The successful candidate will be available to work varied a schedule as library needs dictate.

To apply send resume, cover letter, and completed application via e-mail to Lauren Rosenthal: HR@frvpld.info. No phone calls, please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Applications submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.