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Bolingbrook Job Central: Fountaindale Public Library Job Openings

Fountaindale Public Library in Bolingbrook is looking to hire for four salaried or hourly positions, including for its new digital media center.

Studio Services Assistant

Part-time/Non-exempt position (25 hours per week) includes evening and weekend hours

Starting Salary: $14.75 per hour

Closing date: Until position is filled

Fountaindale Public Library District, which proudly serves the diverse community of Bolingbrook, is seeking individuals to provide digital media content creation tools for patrons. Under the direct supervision of the Studio Services Manager, this position assists with the monitoring of computer workstations, audio/video equipment, and production spaces while providing excellent customer service to library patrons.

Duties: Provides training for patrons and staff of all ages, individually or in small classes, in the correct operation and effective use of computer software and audio/video hardware in such areas as audio/music production, video production, video conferencing, digital imaging/production, and other forms of media. Monitors equipment, computer, and software issues, equipment and supplies storage, and security. Ensures that library policies are consistently followed. Diagnoses equipment and software-related problems and performs preventative and routine maintenance with limited instruction. Schedules appointments for use of public workstations, production spaces, and training. Performs general duties including stocking, inventory, cleaning and organizing. Performs data collection, interacting with computer database used to maintain inventory records. Uses a variety of software to produce reports, spreadsheets, signs or graphics. Keeps tally of computer statistics for monthly report. Organizes and keeps up to date files of product information and operational manuals. Collaborates with other team members on promotions, newsletters, blog posts, podcasts, and digital signage. Assists with script-writing, pre-production, production activities, and post-production tasks such as editing, sound recording, special effects, titles and graphics for audio/video productions that highlight library activities or training needs. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: High school diploma plus additional specialized training in multi-media, audio and video production, photography, computer graphic skills, or other related field is required. Experience: Minimum of 2 years of recent successful experience in multi-media, audio and video production, photography, computer graphic skills, or other related field required. Training and customer service experience preferred. Skills: Office & Library Proficiency in Mac and Windows operating systems. Understanding of basic hardware and software operating principles. Requires demonstrable knowledge of both consumer and professional digital media software programs, including the Adobe Creative Suite and iLife. Requires knowledge and experience with audio, video, animation, photography, illustration, music, and related digital media content creation in addition to a familiarity with desktop publishing, scanners, printers, and proven experience with audio and video production equipment. Possesses ability to troubleshoot minor problems with computer hardware, software, and peripherals, and isolate problems. Ability to work independently. Good decision-making ability. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Requires up to date knowledge on emerging technologies in the digital media field. Ability to quickly learn new technology; interest in continuing education. Expertise with general office software, data entry, and the Internet. Communication Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Precise vocabulary of computer terms to effectively communicate with information technology staff. Ability to translate these terms into basic methodologies while training patrons and staff. Strong public presentation and instructional skills. Spanish speaking language skills is a plus.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity. Physical mobility, including the ability to continuously lift or move computer hardware, equipment, and office supplies over 5 pounds and up to 25 pounds, and ability to occasionally push heavy equipment carts over 60 pounds.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment. Part-time position. Requires weekend and evening work.

To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed tohr@fountaindale.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

Building Operations Manager

Full-time/Exempt position includes evening and weekend hours

Starting Salary: $45,712 per year

Closing date: Until position is filled

Fountaindale Public Library District, which proudly serves the diverse community of Bolingbrook, is seeking an experienced Building Operations Manager. Under general direction of the Building and Technical Services Coordinator, is responsible for managing building operations and security, maintaining building systems including heating/cooling plant operations and general maintenance of building and grounds.

Duties: Manage Building Operations Department. Assigns and approves all employee scheduling in the department. Researches, analyzes and evaluates vendor services and contracts including contract negotiations. Monitors contractor/service performances and resolves issues with appropriate parties. Develops and implements policies, procedures and programs essential for maintaining the facilities and keeping the building and grounds clean, safe, neat and attractive. Serves as the Library’s project manager for facilities projects. Collaborates with senior library administration to plan renovation and construction projects. Oversees inspection of the Library facilities for maintenance related issues. Oversees the planned maintenance programs for all applicable equipment and fixtures. Oversees the preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including heating, cooling, mechanical, and electrical equipment. Leads the Library’s green initiatives.Monitors trends in facilities systems management to recommend operational improvements. Oversees all building security operations including cross-departmental coordination. Oversees all aspects of meeting room use including booking rooms, setup, cleanup and maintenance. Develops, coordinates, and maintains 
instructions, procedures, and training for security, hazard and safety programs in a variety of formats including print and electronic. Examples include but are not limited to: emergency evacuation, First Aid Responder, natural disasters and other types of threats, opening and closing. Annually coordinates safety and security drills. Drafts policy recommendations in the areas of security and building operations. Answers off-hour emergency calls regarding building and security problems. Responds to any building responsibility as required.

Communicates clearly with staff on facilities related issues. Prepares monthly narrative reports. Maintains up to date records for all municipal, state, federal, and insurance semi- annual and annual inspections. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Expertise acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree required. 
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a comparable business, organization, or library required. Supervisory experience required.
Skills: Office & Library Working knowledge of computers and standard office software including word processing, spreadsheet, database and Internet applications. Communication Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Facilities Management Knowledge of facility management, safety, security, construction and maintenance of public facilities.

Supervisory Responsibility: Position has supervisory responsibility. Incumbent is responsible for overseeing subordinate employees
engaged in security activities and building maintenance activities. Interview, hire, review work, assist, develop, counsel, evaluate, discipline
and enforce library rules and policies.

Contacts: Internal: Library staff and management External: Vendors, patrons, police, fire, and emergency personnel

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 10 pounds frequently.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment. Full-time position. May require some weekend and evening work.

Benefit package includes 9 holidays per year plus additional paid time off. IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) is included as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance options.

To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed tohr@fountaindale.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

Building Monitor

Part-time/Non-exempt position (25 hours per week) includes evening and weekend hours

Starting Salary: $11.18 per hour

Closing date: Until position is filled

Fountaindale Public Library District, which proudly serves the diverse community of Bolingbrook, is seeking individuals to Perform duties to monitor and provide a safe and functional environment for patrons and staff.

Duties: Monitors and secures library facilities and property. Monitor entrance and departure of visitors to the building to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. Respond to security system alarms at front doors and emergency doors. Circulate among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property. Performs basic building operation functions, including but not limited to routine housekeeping and minor facility and grounds services and repairs. Enforces the appropriate policies for the District. Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and evict violators from premises if warranted. Interact with users in a positive and professional manner, assist and provide information and directions, and utilize diplomacy when enforcing library policies. Completes appropriate documents as needed including but not limited to Incident Reports and Accident Reports. Follows procedures for securing library at close of business day. Completes security checks of premises inside and outside. Ensures facilities and grounds are operating safely and correctly, resolves unsafe conditions. Reports unsafe conditions to supervisor or Person in Charge. Ensures procedures for emergency situations are followed. Contacts 911 in emergency situations and provides first aid, CPR, or AED for stabilization until appropriate staff arrives. Works with police and fire officials as needed. Performs room set-ups. Works with groups using the rooms to ensure they are aware of rules and have what they need. Check room condition at end of use and clean up room in preparation for next group. Assists with deliveries to the Library and to Departments. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Requires knowledge typically acquired through completion of high school or equivalent. Experience: Up to 3 months related experience in a comparable business, organization, or library. Skills: Communication Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, occasionally push and pull up to 100 pounds, frequently 10 pounds, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally. Position requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment. Part-time position. Will require weekend and evening work.

To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed to hr@fountaindale.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer 

Circulation Assistant

Part-time/Non-exempt position (25 hours per week) includes evening and weekend hours

Starting Salary: $11.18 per hour

Closing date: Until position is filled

Fountaindale Public Library District, which proudly serves the diverse community of Bolingbrook, Illinois, is seeking an experienced individual to provide circulation services for patrons.

Duties: Assists patrons in all Circulation service areas. Checks library materials in and out. Creates and renews library cards. Answers and routes all incoming telephone calls. Maintains patron reserve materials for pickup in Lobby and Drive-Up. Performs basic operations of Automated Materials Handling (AMH) system including preliminary troubleshooting. Collects fines on overdue materials. Follows-up on missing, assumed lost and claims returned items as needed. Assists with preparing and mailing overdue notices as needed. Participates in outreach, public relations activities and library events as needed. Assists in pulling and processing of materials for Pick List. Assists in processing of transit materials from other libraries. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school curriculum or equivalent. Experience: One year of related circulation or customer service experience in a comparable business, organization, or library required. Skills: Office & Library Knowledge of standard office software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Communication Communicates effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 3 pounds frequently. Position requires standing for prolonged periods of time.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical library environment. Part-time position. May require some weekend and evening work.

To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed to hr@fountaindale.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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George Mulcahy March 18, 2013 at 08:01 PM
Why doesn't the Bolingbrook library acknowledge that they have received employment applications. It would mean a lot to the applicant.
George Mulcahy March 18, 2013 at 08:04 PM
Why doesn't the Bolingbrook library acknowledge that they have received employment applications. It would.mean a lot to the applicamt

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