Library Assistant I (Customer Service)
Are you positive, dynamic, creative, and community focused? We are looking for two exceptionally friendly and approachable people to join our staff as Library Assistants in our Customer Service department.
You will love this job if:
- You are always looking for opportunities to make people feel welcome; at the library you would help customers check out material, register them for a library card, help them with a fee, or assist them with copying and faxing.
- You take pride in your surroundings; you would make sure we are clean and tidy and our displays are refreshed and looking beautiful.
- You are creative. You have big ideas to contribute to our participatory community space, Idea Box.
- You see the big picture, you would understand when to jump in and help.
- You do the right thing. Every decision you make and action you take is an opportunity to demonstrate our collective integrity.
- You are an explorer; you would be out on the floor with the library customers helping them with all of their needs.
- You know your way around technology; you would need to have the ability to explain basic computer skills and new media to users.
- You have an optimistic attitude - we believe that anything is possible.
This job requires a high school diploma. Some college is preferred. An additional two years experience working in a library, retail, or hospitality setting are strongly preferred. Work requires continual standing or walking at least 95% of the time. Daytime and weekend hours are required. This is a part-time position for 15 hours per week. Salary begins at $12.17 per hour.
Please send a completed resume with cover letter or employment application to:
Monica Harris, Customer Service Manager, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301 or by email at email@example.com 
Deadline for applications is Monday, June 3, 2013.
Storytime Interns, Summer
Graphic Design Intern (Part-time, Unpaid)
The Oak Park Public Library has a fall 2013 internship opportunity within our Marketing Department for a designer. Beginning in September, the intern will work with the graphic designer, and will be responsible for the production and design of a wide variety of promotional materials including posters, flyers, logos, brochures, among other possible items and applications.
This internship is part-time (10 – 12 hours per week) and typically runs the length of one semester. However, length can be adjusted based on individual school schedule and availability.
The ideal candidate should be skilled in the use of Adobe Creative Suite applications, primarily InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. The intern should have a strong foundation in typography and color theory, as well as an understanding of how to prepare images for use on the web. The library will work with candidates currently enrolled in a design program to obtain school credit for the internship.
The successful candidate will work directly with our graphic designer, an award-winning illustrator with over 20 years of wide-ranging professional experience. Examples of his work can be seen on his portfolio site www.bossmangraphics.com , as well as on his regularly updated design blog bossmangraphics.tumblr.com .
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three design samples to firstname.lastname@example.org . There will be a short skills test as part of the selection process.