Jobs

Technology Librarian II

If you are you a librarian who loves to keep up with the latest in gadgets, you love to read on your phone or tablet, and podcasts and blogs your thing, then Fremont Public Library has a position for you! We're looking for a friendly, organized, customer service-minded individual to join a group of full-time professional librarians serving a population of about 40,000 people, many of them seniors. This is an active position that spends equal time directly with patrons as with behind-the-scenes time for collection and technology tasks.

What you will do:

  • Librarian duties such as collection development, reader's services and reference
  • Teach classes on online offerings that the library provides as well as things like "Podcasts 101".
  • Provide one-on-one computer & device to adults in the library and in the community
  • Print out the 3D printing jobs sent by our patrons, keep up with the latest technology trends and help our library stay on top of our "Library of Things" – Rokus, hotspots, telescopes, etc.
  • Attend networking meetings outside the library and bring back ideas for us to implement

What skills will you bring:

  • A natural curiosity to learn something new and a friendly, outgoing personality
  • Ability to complete complicated projects and tasks with minimal supervision
  • An affinity for staying organized and juggling a lot of different types of duties
  • A master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution required; 2 years FTE experience in a library preferred
  • Broad knowledge of adult literature & non-fiction and online library resources required.
  • Computer applications skills and Internet skills required; knowledge of technology gadgets and 3D printers strongly preferred


What we offer:

  • A modern and spacious library building with unique, innovative services, programs, community partnerships, and collections.
  • A vibrant and diverse community that enthusiastically supports their library.
  • A 40-hour work week with about one evening per week and about one weekend per month.
  • Excellent benefits including health/dental/vision insurance, IMRF, vacation and medical leave, flexible schedules, and support for conference travel and continuing education.
  • Starting salary of $25 per hour or $52,000 annually


To apply:

Email cover letter and resume to​ Becky Ingram at raingram@fremontlibrary.org

Subject: Technology Librarian Opening

No phone calls, please.

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Youth Services Librarian I

Can you perform a riveting book talk or science experiment on-the-go? Have you tried out all the hottest toys and games? Do you speak children's (or teen's!) literature like a second language? If that's you, then come join the friendliest library in Illinois! The Fremont Public Library is looking for an innovative, enthusiastic, service-oriented team player to join the Youth Services Department (serving patrons ages 0-17 and the adults who love them). The person in this role will participate in collection management, community outreach, service desk staffing, and in-house programming.

What you need to be successful:

  • Master of Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited school. Current students and recent graduates will be considered.
  • An approachable, friendly attitude while interacting with patrons of all ages.
  • Confidence in public speaking, teaching, presenting and performing.
  • Experience working in public libraries or relevant customer service field.


What we offer:

  • A modern and spacious library building with unique, innovative services, programs, community partnerships, and collections.
  • A vibrant and diverse community that enthusiastically supports their library.
  • A 40-hour work week with about one evening per week and about one weekend per month.
  • Excellent benefits including health/dental/vision insurance, IMRF, vacation and medical leave, flexible schedules, and support for conference travel and continuing education.
  • Starting salary of $22 per hour or $45,760 annually


To apply:

Email cover letter and resume to Becky Ingram at raingram@fremontlibrary.org

Subject: Youth Services Librarian Opening

No phone call, please.

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