Barrington, IL; Adult Services – Technology Services Librarian, Barrington Area Library

Adult Services – Technology Services Librarian
The Barrington Area Library is actively recruiting for a full-time Adult Services Librarian with an emphasis on providing technology services to our customers.
A successful candidate will

• develop, teach, and promote innovative technology and maker programs both in the library and in the   community through outreach activities,

• offer technical guidance on a variety of applications and makerspace equipment,

• troubleshoot device issues with users,

• deliver exceptional customer service,

• provide reference and reader’s advisory services, and

• contribute to the selection of materials for the adult collection as needed.
This position requires an ALA-accredited MLS. The successful candidate will also have:

• direct experience working with maker space technologies,
• hands-on knowledge of digital media creation and editing tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud Suite,   GarageBand, iMovie, mics, cameras),

• curiosity about emerging technologies and a passion for learning new things,

• a high comfort level for assisting users with a variety of technologies, such as office productivity tools, the   Internet, e-books, digital media production, personal devices, and emerging technologies, and

• the ability to lead or assist with technology and maker workshops.
This position requires scheduling flexibility to include day, evening, and weekend shifts. The pay range is $48,399 – $72,599 and this position is classified as FLSA Exempt status. This position includes mandatory participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Pension Plan (IMRF), and provides vacation, sick, personal, and holiday benefits. Medical, dental, and life insurance plans are available, with some plans at no cost to the employee.
For consideration, submit a descriptive cover letter, your resume, and the PDF application to resume@balibrary.org.
About Us:
Our renovated, 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, and state of the art spaces for private work and group collaboration. This position plays an important role in maintaining the library’s high standard of service excellence.
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Student & Alumni Services Coordinator for the School of Library & Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
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