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Employment Opportunities @ the Library:

Technology Resources Librarian

Deadline for Applications – February 27, 2015

Job Summary: The Prospect Heights Public Library seeks a technology resources librarian with a demonstrated interest in emerging technology trends for library services. This position will have the primary responsibility for maintaining the library’s web presences. The position will coordinate the Library’s developing social media presence with the goals of bringing technology-based library services to patrons both in the Library and remotely.

Job Requirements: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution. Experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or Web Development / Design and demonstrated knowledge of emerging technology trends, particularly with social media’s role in libraries, is required. Exceptional communication skills are absolutely essential. Experience in graphics and/or desktop publishing a plus.

This is a full-time position and includes some evening and weekend hours. 

Salary: From $40,014 depending upon qualifications.

Pat Rustemeyer (prusteme@phpl.info)
Prospect Heights Public Library
12 N. Elm Street
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
Phone: 847-259-3500; Fax: 847-259-4602

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