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Job Opportunities

Interested in working at the Elk Grove Village Public Library? This page lists current job openings at the Library. Download a job application form or pick one up at the Circulation Desk. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view it online. When filling out an application, please specify the type of position you are seeking.

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Part-Time Human Resources Manager

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Summary

Under the direction of the Library Director, with latitude for independent judgement and decision making, contributes to the effective administration of the Library by managing and coordinating human resources functions. Serves on the Library's management team. Advises and assists the Library Director in decisions related to personnel matters.

Qualifications

Minimum bachelor's degree with at least 2-3 years' experience in human resources or equivalent. Certification in HR (PHR) preferred. Public library experience a plus. Available to work days, evenings and weekends. Access to transportation.

Primary Responsibilities

Manages and coordinates human resource functions:

  • Oversees recruitment, selection, evaluation and training of staff, ongoing professional development; designs continuous learning strategies for staff.
  • Manages employee relations and performance issues, including working with Department Heads in administering performance evaluations.
  • Counsels department heads in leadership skills and management practices.
  • Assists/advises managers on disciplinary/employee relations issues, investigates harassment claims, and refers unresolved issues to Director and the Board of Trustees if needed.
  • Remains current on laws and regulations effecting payroll, human resources and benefits.

Additional duties:

  • Coordinates and oversees disaster and emergency procedures and documentation.
  • Responsible for safety and working conditions.
  • Conducts Person-In-Charge training.
  • Oversees timely updating of personnel policy manuals.
  • Assists with staff recognition events and staff in-service meetings as needed.
  • Provides employee consulting and counseling as needed.

Attributes

The ideal candidate will have effective interpersonal, organizational, and analytic skills. Exhibits professionalism, initiative, and independent sound judgment. Strong credibility and confidentiality attributes. Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Hours

28 hours per week with potential to become full time

Compensation

Salaried FLSA Exempt position
$46,000 / year

Benefits

IMRF, sick time, vacation after 1 year, and more

Starting Date

ASAP

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Debra Nelson
Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 Wellington Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Application are available at the Circulation Desk and online. All prospective employees are subject to a background check. The Elk Grove Village Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted October 11, 2019

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Part-Time Circulation Services Assistant

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Qualifications
High school diploma. Friendly and helpful personality. Good communication skills and ability to understand and share written and oral instructions. Ability to perform basic computer functions. Comfortable using technology and various mobile devices. Prior customer service, public service, or library work is a plus.

Responsibilities
The Circulation Services Assistant checks out materials to patrons, checks in materials when returned, collects fines and payments for overdue materials, responds to patron and staff inquiries through email and telephone, and assists other departments with library outreach opportunities.

Hours
A set 12-week schedule that averages a total of 15 hours per week. The schedule will include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours, depending on needs from week-to-week.

Salary
$13.43 per hour

Starting Date
ASAP

Submit Elk Grove Village Public Library application and resume to:
Richy Sandberg, Head of Circulation Services
Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 Wellington Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
rsandberg@egvpl.org

Application are available at the Circulation Desk and online. You may submit an application by email. Resumes are not accepted. No telephone inquiries. All prospective employees are subject to a background check. The Elk Grove Village Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted October 4, 2019

Last updated: October 17, 2019

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