Jobs @ AHML

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We want to amaze our customers by having books, movies, music and games available as quickly as possible.  Consider joining our materials handling team so you can make sure customers can easily access our incredible collection.
 
You will shelve and maintain the order of all library materials.  Deliver and retrieve items for customer or staff requests. Check materials in/out and manage customer holds.  Direct customers in the library to find materials or to staff who can help them.
 


We are looking for a creative, flexible, and reliable outreach intern for our busy spring and early summer outreach season. You will have duties that cover many aspects of library service but your primary focus will be learning how to provide outstanding community outreach in a variety of settings.
 
As outreach intern, you will collaborate with our knowledgeable and experienced staff to provide programs and services both out in the community and inside the library. You will acquire the skills needed to work effectively with schools and other community partners, staff from across the library, and children and teens with differing abilities.
 
Responsibilities
• Create and execute 30 minute, interactive literature based programming for K-5 groups
• Prepare and present high interest book talks for students in grades 3-12 out in schools
• Create and present high energy presentations to promote the summer reading program
• Collect resources to provide curricular support to K-8th grade classrooms
• Represent the library and provide resources in the library, on the bookmobile and at various evening events at  schools and other locations in the community


This position will coordinate the library’s volunteer program to facilitate meaningful opportunities for unpaid staff to add value for customer experiences.
 
Assess needs and identify opportunities for volunteer assignments.  Assist volunteer supervisors to specify requirements, and recruit and screen candidates. 
 
Coordinate administrative functions including maintain time tracking and volunteer data, ongoing communication to volunteers and their supervisors, maintain job descriptions, conduct evaluations and prepare reports.  Coordinate placement of community services workers.
 
Plan and ensure implementation of recognition of volunteers including annual recognition luncheon and informal communication/appreciation activities throughout the year.
 
Represent library and participate in volunteer professional organizations, especially in the Arlington Heights community.


Provides customer service at our Senior Center branch by reserving and locating materials, assisting with program information and registration, resolving customer account questions, and supporting computer room users by answering basic questions about printing and internet use.
 
1. Answer questions and resolve issues about account and borrowing procedures to maximize customer experience.  Assist customers to check materials in/out.  Use library databases to support customers and to identify and resolve issues. 
2.  Proactively engage with customers to aid them in locating and reserving materials.  Answer or refer customer questions about library services and direct customers to appropriate Senior Center agencies.
3.  Support the Senior Center Computer Room by assisting customers with basic internet search and printing questions.
4. Assists with maintaining Senior Center supplies, equipment and materials.
5. Compile monthly Senior Center statistics and maintain online event calendar for Senior and Accessible Services programs.
6. May assist staff with delivery of materials to homebound residents and senior living locations in the community.


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We promote diversity and practice inclusion; all abilities are encouraged to apply.
 
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04/27/2011
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  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy