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Technology Specialist (part time)

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Position Information

Position Number 907
Position Title Technology Specialist (part time)
Base Location Library
Department Adult Services
Job Open Date 06/29/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Position Details

Position Summary

Elmhurst Public Library enriches life in Elmhurst by providing opportunities to connect, create, and explore. Through one-on-one public service interactions and group instruction, Technology Specialists help patrons find information, locate Library materials, access Library services, and use Library and personal technology. Technology Specialists facilitate a friendly learning environment for all patrons to explore technology, the Library and its collections and services. Applicants should show the ability to offer fantastic customer service, an aptitude for teaching engaging classes, a demonstrated interest in technology and expertise with the use of creative software.

HOURS:
Position 1: 16 hours per week, Mondays 1-5, Wednesdays 9-1, Thursdays 9-1, Fridays 1-5, and Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays on rotation. This is not a seasonal position.

Position 2: 16 hours per week, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 5-9, Thursdays 5-9, Fridays 1-5, and Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays on rotation. This is not a seasonal position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

*Assists library patrons by finding materials, answering questions, providing technology help and facilitating the use of the Creative Studio
*Teaches monthly technology classes on a variety of topics such as Social Media, Microsoft Office, 3D Printing and the Adobe Creative Cloud
*Helps to maintain an atmosphere conducive to connecting, creating and exploring.

Critical Mental/Physical Requirements

Hand/finger dexterity sufficient to operate a computer; visual acuity sufficient to read a computer screen; ability to read, write and communicate in English fluently.

Position Qualifications/Experience

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
*Strong knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office, and the Internet
*High aptitude with creative technology software and equipment
*Ability to interact patiently and pleasantly with people of all ages
*High School diploma

PREFERRED:
*Experience working with the public
*Experience providing group or one-on-one technology instruction
*Knowledge of basic library organization

Working Conditions
Requirements
Wage $15.44 per hour with benefits
Special Instructions to Applicants

No phone calls.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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