*Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, but in most cases is no higher than the midpoint for range.
20 hours per week
This position is responsible for coordinating and providing responsive and high quality reference, reader’s advisory and programming services to patrons of all ages both at the library and out in the community. Spanish language fluency is preferred and highly desirable.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment may include some or all of the following):
Knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
The ability to work in an active setting, with the ability to periodically use force to exert up to 50 pounds. The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects, books, materials, etc. using up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.
Ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions including:
Work is performed under the supervision and guidance of the Community Engagement Manager. The individual has contact with other library agencies and staff at all levels, and uses the necessary resources to meet and achieve goals and/or objectives. Work is assigned through specific projects and customer/clientele request. The employee is responsible for prioritizing work tasks, and for identifying and utilizing the appropriate resources to resolve a problem or situation. Work performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, status reports, conferences and meetings. Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to specific projects assigned. Work is evaluated at least annually, with respect to customer service, problem-solving ability and performance in accordance with this classification standard.
The employee has regular and frequent contact with the general public.
To apply for this position, please apply online at www.cityofevanston.org on or before the closing date.
Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.
The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).