Part-Time Page - Material Services

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Page to join our Material Services team. This position will:
• use our automated system to sort materials,
• shelve a variety of materials in all areas of the library, and
• work independently within the library.

About you:

• You’re dependable.
• You’re detail-oriented.
• You enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
• You’re eager to learn new skills,

Sound like a fit? Then read the full job description here and consider joining our team! Complete, save and send the PDF application and email it along with a cover letter and resume to resume@balibrary.org.

Requirements and Skills:
This position requires:

• Ability to pass our pre-screening test
• Ability to read 8-point font print
• Physical dexterity to reach shelves of various heights and push heavy carts throughout your work shift
• Applicants of 16 years of age or older

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:

This year-round position is scheduled for an average of 12- 16 hours per week. A probable schedule is Thursday & Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Flexibility in scheduling is a requirement and this position earns $8.97 per hour.

About the library:

Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.


Part-Time Assistant Librarian - Adult Services

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Assistant Librarian. This person will:
• serve as primary point of contact for customers at service desks.
• actively promote library services, materials, and programs to customers.
• provide reference and reader’s advisory services.
• provide technology assistance to customers.

About you:

• You excel at listening, understanding, and communicating with customers.
• You feel confident about connecting customers to library services that meet their needs.
• You have an understanding of technology used in today’s library.
• You’re inspired by what makes our library and our community unique.

Requirements and skills:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree. Preference may be given to candidates who communicate, via their cover letter and resume, demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, digital literacy, and customer service skills.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:

This part-time Assistant Librarian position is scheduled for an average of 19 hours per week including day, evening, and weekend hours. Flexibility in scheduling is a must for all team members. Salary begins at $17.31 per hour.

To Apply:

Read the full job description here and consider bringing your talents and skills to the Barrington Area Library’s Adult Services team. Complete, save and send the PDF application and email it along with a cover letter and resume to resume@balibrary.org.

About the library:

Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.


Full-Time Business Liaison Librarian - Adult Services

The Barrington Area Library is looking for a full-time Business Liaison Librarian. This librarian will:

• develop new and cultivate existing partnerships with the local business community,
• plan innovative programs and services to support businesses, and
• assist and inspire young adult and adult customers.

About you:

• You have a passion for providing excellent customer service.
• You feel confident being a champion of our library services with the business community.
• You have a thorough understanding of technology used in today’s library.
• You’re inspired by what makes our library and our community unique.

Sound like a fit? Then read the full job description here and consider bringing your talents/skills to the Barrington Area Library’s Adult Services team! Ready to apply? Complete and save the PDF application and email it along with cover letter and resume to resume@balibrary.org.

About the library:

Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit our library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.

Requirements and Skills:

This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS. Preference may be given to candidates who can communicate via their cover letter and resume a history of successful collaboration with community business leaders, as well as demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, digital literacy, and customer service skills.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:

This full-time librarian position is scheduled for an average of 37.5 hours per week (includes day, evening, and weekend hours). Flexibility in scheduling is a must for all team members. Salary range: $47,476 - 71,214. This position is classified as Exempt, includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Pension Plan (IMRF), and offers vacation, sick, personal, and holiday benefits. Medical, dental, and life insurance plans are available, with some plans at no cost to the employee.