The library is always accepting applications. Download and print an application.  

 

Positions currently available:

 

Maintenance

Poplar Creek Public Library seeks a Maintenance worker for its part-time 15 hours per week position. Works under the direction of the Head of Maintenance. Duties may include meeting room set ups, handle mechanical equipment, inside and outside work, other responsibilities as needed. Minimum requirements High school diploma or GED, experience in custodial and building maintenance, valid driver’s license / proof of insurance. The schedule may include evenings and/or weekends. This is a non-exempt position starting at $14.98 per hour. Job applications can be obtained from our Website www.poplarcreeklibrary.org or in person at 1405 S. Park Ave, Streamwood Il, 60107 630-837-6800

 


 

Technology Support Specialist

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting the Head of Technology in maintaining all computer, network and electronic equipment within the library. The position reports to the Head of Technology.

HOURS

This position is a part-time (15 hours per week), non-exempt position starting at $14.98/hour.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to patron and staff issues with technology.
  • Provide technical assistance to staff and patrons.
  • Configure and troubleshoot workstations for the public and staff.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues.
  • Maintain and develop technical documentation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and equipment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with people.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks at once.
  • Strong commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft operating systems.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of or experience installing and configuring hardware and software. 
  • High school degree or higher.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Heavy lifting required (up to 50 pounds).
  • Pushing heavy book carts required (up to 200 pounds).
  • Some bending, crawling, kneeling, squatting and stooping required.

 

To apply, please download and print an application and return it along with a resume and cover letter to the reception desk located on the second floor.

 Young Adult Services Library Technical Assistant 20 hours per week 4:30 – 9:30 Monday through Thursday with one weekend per month  A successful candidate will be excited about YA programming including STEAM and Crafts for a diverse population.  S/he will report to the Young Adult Services Librarian.  There will be direct contact with library users, teens (11-18) in particular.  There will be occasional supervision of Young Adult Services Desk Clerks.  Qualifications: Required:  LTA Certified or 2 years of Library Public Service experience.  Ability to plan and implement teen programs under the supervision of the Young Adult Librarian.  Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Maintain a pleasant disposition with the public.  Ability to learn new technology and to assist patrons on automated systems and software such as Microsoft Suite.  Assist patrons with finding library material related to their recreational and informational needs.  Must be able to promote YA collection through reading and blogging.   Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.  Other duties as assigned.  Physical Demands:  Visual Acuity for computer use Auditory Acuity for telephone and in person user assistance and staff supervising Ability to lift and carry several books simultaneously  The hourly rate is $17.19 per hour.  Applications available at all public service desks and at reception.  Downloadable applications are available at www.poplarcreeklibrary.org.  On the Home Page, click on About the Library and select Employment Opportunities to download and print an application. Please return to Joyce Wagner in Young Adult Services jwagner@poplarcreeklibrary.org