Winter 2022 Newsletter

Library Board Trustee Vacancy

We are currently looking to fill vacancies on the Library Board.  If you are interested in serving your community, please consider becoming a trustee on the Hillside Library Board.  Applicants must be current residents of Hillside If you have any questions, please contact the library director, Amy Franco, at afranco@hillsidelibrary.org or at (708)449-7510 ext. 115.

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We’re Hiring!

Marketing & Events Specialist (Part-Time)

Are you brimming with enthusiasm, have a determined interest in public libraries, and a passion for warm and friendly customer service? At the Hillside Public Library, our staff works together across departments to help each other make things happen. We bend over backward in service to our community. As our Marketing & Events Specialist, you will work with all staff to manage the creation, selection, budgeting, scheduling, evaluation, and marketing of library programs for our community. We are embarking on a new strategic plan that outlines a new brand identity, new website, and new service philosophy, and you will play a major part in helping us redefine our role. You will work to meet the needs of our patrons by providing reference service using a variety of print and digital resources. Your great sense of humor, appreciation for the printed word, and interest in technology and innovation will help you succeed in this role. If you have an inquiring mind, lots of ideas, and love working on a supportive team, then you need to apply!

Part time, 28 hours per week, prorated PTO, and participation in IMRF. Schedule includes weekends by rotation and occasional evening shifts.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and one year of successful work in a public contact position, or one year of experience marketing programs and events. Spanish speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.

Compensation begins at $20.00 per hour depending on experience, qualifications, and internal equity. Applicants with a completed ALA-accredited master’s degree will begin in a higher pay grade.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Maura Terrado
Adult & Youth Department Director
Hillside Public Library
405 N Hillside Ave
Hillside, IL 60162
mterrado@hillsidelibrary.org
No phone calls, please

Deadline for applications is June 27, 2022

Equal opportunity employer

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