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Open Position

Position Title: Library Associate, temporary part-time, Marketing

Date posted: January 7, 2020

The Library’s Marketing Department is looking for an energetic individual who possesses superb graphic design skills, a penchant for accuracy, and strong interpersonal capabilities.

The person hired for this position will work with a variety of cross-departmental staff to coordinate, create, and assemble decorations for the library’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Dig Deeper: Read Investigate, Discover.”

The right person for this job will be able to effectively communicate in person, over the phone, and via email. This person will also be capable of working in a PC environment using the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Apply for this position if you are energetic, talented in graphic design, willing to work diligently, and love the idea of promoting Bloomington Public Library because you respect what libraries do as institutions for the communities they serve.



Hours: 12 per week, , from mid-February to mid-May. Although morning and afternoon availability on weekdays is preferred, a mutually agreed upon schedule may include mornings, afternoons, some evenings, and some weekends.

Education: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.

Salary: $16.63 per hour

Closing: January 26, 2020

To Apply: Submit a completed job application, resume, transcript, three professional references, and a design portfolio (digital acceptable) of no more than 10 items to:

Gayle Tucker, HR Manager
Bloomington Public Library
205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
or email to hr@bloomingtonlibrary.org

At least 3 personally designed art samples will be required at the interview (no digital files).


Open Position

Title: Shelver, part-time (19 hours/week), Adult Services

Date posted: January 9, 2020

Adult Services is seeking a friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, accurate Shelver, part-time.

This position is vital to the success of the library and its services. Materials must be in their correct place for others to find and use them. If you are an accurate, detail-oriented person who loves making order out of chaos, this job is for you.

The shelver combines multiple carts containing a mix of items into carts of similar items that are in alphabetical or numerical order. These carts are then pushed to the shelves and the items put away. Additionally, the shelver checks that items already on the shelf are in correct order and straightens that area. The shelver also cleans up items left behind throughout the building.

The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented person. An enjoyment of working with people and providing excellent service are also key—shelvers are on the floor and easily accessible to customers. Shelvers answer questions and help patrons find materials.

Apply for this great job if you are energetic, enjoy making people happy, like putting items where they’re supposed to be, and can do so accurately each and every shift.



Hours: 19 per week, to include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and alternating weekends. The hours of this position change as departmental needs change.

Education: Must be a High School Graduate. Must be at least 16 years of age.

Salary: $10.46 per hour

Closing: January 26, 2020

To Apply: Submit job application, resume, and three references to:

Gayle Tucker, HR Manager Bloomington Public Library 205 E. Olive St. Bloomington, IL 61701


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