Librarian I - Spanish Language Services

Aurora, Illinois
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Created: August 4, 2015


Librarian I – Spanish Language Services

Santori Public Library

The Aurora Public Library, Aurora, Illinois seeks a full-time bi-lingual Librarian I for the new Richard & Gina Santori Public Library of Aurora.

Duties include providing basic reference and reader’s advisory services to adults and young adults; providing assistance in use of print and electronic resources; conducting library orientation and tours; assisting with the collection development of Spanish materials; assists with the creation/presentation of programs for the Hispanic community; ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English and Spanish; represent the Library at community events to promote library services to Spanish speakers; creates Spanish and bilingual displays; ability to conduct a reference interview; ability to perform advanced internet searching; knowledge of professional library practices, procedures and technology; and understands and enforces the library’s policies while safeguarding confidential and restricted information.

Requires a MLS from an ALA accredited institution; one year work experience with the public; excellent communication and customer service skills; ability to read and comprehend oral and written instructions in English and Spanish; Spanish fluency.

Salary range starts at $43,450. Benefits include insurance, vacation after one year, holiday, sick and personal days and participation in IMRF pension plan; Union environment. The 40 hour work week schedule includes weekend rotation and one evening shift per week.

To apply download and complete the Employment Application found on the library website at Submit your completed Employment Application, resume, cover letter and three professional references to or mail to Aurora Public Library, Administration Office, 101 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506.

Application deadline: August 15, 2015

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