Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the Glenview Public Library. The Glenview Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. An employment aplication will be needed for all positions. Print and fill out an employment application.
Facilities Technician – Full-time
Glenview Public Library seeks an experienced, reliable individual with a thorough knowledge of building systems and equipment operation, as well as building & grounds maintenance for the position of Facilities Technician. Job duties include troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, plumbing and electrical equipment, monitoring HVAC systems and performing scheduled preventative maintenance, performing minor plumbing, electrical, painting, drywall and miscellaneous repairs, preparing/setting up meeting rooms for programs and events, maintaining interior and exterior lighting (replacing fixture bulbs, ballasts and components), performing various cleaning and/or janitorial duties and performing sidewalk snow removal. Individual is also responsible for opening and closing the building. Candidate must speak English and be able to communicate effectively with staff, patrons and vendors. Candidate must be able to lift/handle loads up to 70 lbs.
Schedule: 37.5 hours/week (full-time, rotating shift with weekends) Requirements: High School diploma or GED and valid Illinois driver’s license required; some college, technical training or trade certification preferred. Minimum five years of experience in basic building maintenance, including HVAC, electrical and plumbing is required. Hiring Range: $41,540-$46,732 (DOQ). Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation & sick time, pension program.
To apply: Send email or fax resume & cover letter to: Mark Depa, Facilities Manager, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, Illinois 60025. FAX: 847 729-7558; email: email@example.com. No telephone inquiries accepted.
Head of Innovation Services
Are you a creative, tech-savvy individual who loves teaching people of all ages about tinkering and crafting? Is DIY a part of your DNA? Glenview Public Library is looking for just such an individual to head up its new Department of Innovation Services. This is an exciting opportunity to build and develop a new “maker” team to support the Library’s Innovation Center that will begin Construction in January, 2020. The Head of Innovation Services is responsible for all aspects of managing the new department, including developing, fostering and maintaining an effective employee team, creating a plan to identify community maker needs, and developing/executing programs within that plan. Responsibilities also include providing “hands-on” teaching and training for staff and patrons, purchasing all necessary tools and materials for the Innovation Center, as well as coordinating, planning, and participating in cross-departmental programming, committees, and projects. The Head of Innovation Services must also have the ability to troubleshoot and/or repair basic equipment. Experience with two or more of the following technologies: laser cutting and engraving, 3D printing, robotics, digital design software, fiber arts, CNC fabrication or other recognized Makerspace technologies required. Interest in or experience with microcontroller platforms such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro: bit or similar products also required. Excellent written and oral skills to communicate effectively with all levels of organizational leadership, in addition to a demonstrated proficiency with a variety of social media platforms is a must.
Schedule: 37.5 Hours per week, including evenings and weekends. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two year’s technical training in a related field and minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in administration and management of a unit required. MLS optional; some professional knowledge of libraries preferred. Hiring Range: $68,410 – $85,512, DOQ
To apply: Email or fax cover letter and resume to Vickie L. Novak, Library Director, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Fax: 847-729-7558; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews to begin in January, 2020; applications accepted until position is filled. No phone calls, please. The Glenview Public library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Circulation – Shelver I
Do you enjoy organizing, have an eye for detail and are energetic? We are interested in hearing from you! The Shelver I position is responsible for sorting and shelving all library materials, searching for materials as requested, as well as, maintaining the orderliness of all library collections.
Schedule: This 18 hour a week position requires someone with scheduling flexibility and includes day, night and weekend hours. Requirements: Applicants must have a high school degree or equivalent. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and push/pull carts. Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing. Hiring Range: $9.03 – $10.16 hourly (DOQ)
To apply:Print and fill out an employment application (or pick up one at the Circulation Desk) and send to Karen Kee, Head of Circulation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Applicants may also email the resume to email@example.com. Accepting applications until position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Circulation – Clerk I
The Glenview Public Library is interested in hiring an experienced and reliable Clerk who can assist with a variety of general clerical proficiencies relative to the circulation of library materials. This includes library card registration, answering phones and addressing inquiries, resolve customer concerns, verify and update account information, assist with payments and refunds, and more.
The successful applicant will be the front-end representative of the library, so he or she must have strong interpersonal skills, a polite and friendly disposition, and be readily available to greet patrons and direct them as necessary.
Schedule: This position is 17 hours weekly. Schedule must be flexible to include afternoons, two evenings and every other weekend. Requirements: Applicants should have knowledge of personal computers, including e-mail and Windows based operations. Experience with Polaris, our automated library system (ILS), is a plus. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; library experience is preferred. Hiring Range: $10.14 – $11.41 hourly (DOQ).
To apply:Print and fill out an employment application (or pick up one at the Circulation Desk) or send a resume and cover letter to Karen Kee, Head of Circulation Services, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Applicants may also email the resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.