Youth Advisor -Teen Services

Are you in tune with the diverse needs that drive teens? We are seeking a creative, friendly, resourceful and engaging advocate for teens to work with us and our community!
 
As Teen Services Advisor, you will join our team to develop and present interactive programs, contribute to outreach in schools and the community as well as assist teens in the Hub, the library's dynamic space for teens in Arlington Heights. In the Hub, teens come to create, learn, hang out with their friends, laugh, make and Do-It-Themselves. The Hub also provides homework help and connects teens to the library materials and resources they need.
 
Requirements & Skills: 
Positive and friendly customer service attitude in order to excel in Our Culture.  Knowledge of teen literature and interests. Experience with Mac and PC. Familiar with internet and web 2.0 tools. Effective communication skills to work with teens, our community and staff.
 
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Group instruction experience
  • Previous experience with teens grades 7-12
  • Interest in working with tweens grades 4-6
  • Multilingual
 
Education: 
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.
Hours and Scheduling: 
Part-time position, 22 hours per week.   Must be flexible to work Monday through Friday and available some evenings and weekends.
Salary and Benefits: 
Starting salary $17.72 - $20.85/hour depending on qualifications.

Benefits include vacation/sick leave allowance, participation in IMRF pension plan and Roth/IRA savings plans available.

 
 
Candidates who apply by September 8 will be given priority for interviews. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:
 
  • A letter of interest, including how your qualifications match the requirements for the position.
  • Your resume.

Only electronic submissions will be considered.
 
We want to amaze our customers. So we expect the best from everyone. Those who embrace our culture will be successful and happy here. Read more.
 
If you are selected for an interview, be ready to tell us how you will excel in our culture.
We promote diversity and practice inclusion; all abilities are encouraged to apply.
 
If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know.
 
 
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy