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Full-Time Makerspace Coordinator
Adult Services Department

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Purpose
To connect with staff and the community in a meaningful manner that invites and encourages creativity and exploration in our Makerspace.

Qualifications
Master's Degree from an accredited school. Knowledge of the Maker Movement and its impact on libraries. Advanced knowledge of and experience with equipment commonly used in makerspaces such as 3D printers. Experience working with the public one-on-one and in a group setting. Prior experience in a makerspace preferred.

Attributes
Understands the public library's mission to meet the community's needs for information, lifelong learning, and recreation. Organized, detail-oriented, and accustomed to multi-tasking. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a friendly, helpful, and tactful demeanor. Works productively with minimal supervision. Exercises initiative, assumes responsibility, and handles difficult situations effectively. Comfortable working with children, teens, and adults. Possesses an aptitude for various technologies and is comfortable troubleshooting.

Responsibilities
Assumes a leadership role in carrying out the library's mission with respect to the Makerspace. Supervises the overall operation of the Makerspace including children, teens, and adults as well as other staff members. Works directly with the Adult Services Department Head to identify equipment, activities, and programs for all ages. Coordinates staff training with Department Heads and outside vendors as necessary. Develops workshops to educate and train the public in the use of technology. Works with community organizations and attends community events to promote the library makerspace.

Hours
35 hours per week including days, evenings, and weekends

Salary
$25.37 per hour

Benefits
Vacation, sick days, holidays

Starting Date
ASAP

Submit application to:
Lisa Post, Head of Adult Services
Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 Wellington Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Visit http://bit.ly/MakerJobEGVPL to view the full job description.

Posted May 21, 2018

Last Updated: August 13, 2018

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