Part-Time Custodian | Building Services

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Custodian. This position offers a variety of responsibilities in a busy and innovative library. This key team player will work with the Building Services department in maintaining a safe, clean, welcoming facility.

A successful candidate will:
➠ Regularly monitor and maintain the Library’s building structure, systems, and grounds.
➠ Perform custodial and janitorial tasks throughout the building and on the Library grounds.
➠ Perform meeting room set up, take down, and cleaning of the furniture and rooms.
➠ Promptly respond to urgent cleaning tasks and ticket requests.
➠ Deliver materials and packages to appropriate staff and departments.

Please read the full job description for additional details regarding responsibilities and requirements. For consideration, download, save, and send the completed PDF application to resume@balibrary.org. Please include your daily/hourly work availability on the application and your salary expectations in the e-mail.

Salary and Schedule:
Starting pay begins at $15.76 per hour. Relevant experience may be taken into consideration. This position has a variable work schedule, averaging between 12-16 hours per week. Flexibility is required to cover additional shifts, as needed. Remember to indicate your availability on the required application. Note: the operational hours of the Building Services department extend beyond regular Library hours.

About BALibrary:
Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit the Library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration. This position plays an important role in maintaining the library’s high standard of service excellence.


Part-Tme Page | Material Services

The Barrington Area Library is recruiting for a part-time Page to join our Material Services team. This position offers a variety of responsibilities in a busy and innovative library.

This team member will:
➠ use our automated system to sort materials,
➠ shelve a variety of materials in all areas of the Library, and
➠ work independently within the Library.

About you:
➠ You are dependable.
➠ You are detail-oriented.
➠ You enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
➠ You’re eager to learn new skills.

Requirements and Skills:
➠ Ability to pass shelving test.
➠ Ability to read 8-point font print.
➠ Physical dexterity to reach shelves of various heights and push carts throughout your work shift.
➠ 16 years of age or older.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
This year-round employee may work approximately 16 hours per week and will earn $10.15 per hour. Tentative shifts include Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings (5 - 9 PM) along with Saturday afternoons (1 - 5 PM). Flexibility to cover or trade shifts is required of all staff.

To Apply:
Review the full job description here and consider joining our team! Complete, save and send the PDF application to resume@balibrary.org.

About BALibrary:
Our revitalized, 21st century library is a busy, friendly place that supports lifelong, active learning, and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. Customers of all ages and interests visit the Library, expecting to find excellent and informed service, programs and workshops that enrich and inspire, and spaces designed for private work and group collaboration.


Part-Time Assistant Librarian  |  Adult Services

The Barrington Area Library is looking for an Adult Services team member with a passion for customer and community service.

This person will:
➠ serve as primary point of contact for customers at service desks,
➠ actively promote Library services, materials, and programs to customers,
➠ provide reference and reader’s advisory services, and,
➠ assist customers with a variety of technological devices and applications.

About you:
➠ You excel at listening to, understanding, and communicating with customers.
➠ You feel confident being a champion of Library services with our customers.
➠ You have relevant technology and digital media experience.
➠ You’re inspired by what makes our Library and our community unique.

Hours, Salary, and Benefits:
This part-time librarian position is scheduled for an average of 19 hours per week (includes day, evening, and weekend hours). Flexibility in scheduling is a must for all team members and the hourly wage begins at $18.91 per hour.

Requirements and Skills:
This position requires completion of a bachelor’s degree. Please read the full job description for additional details.

Interested? Complete, save and send the PDF application and email it, along with a cover letter describing your interest and your resume, to resume@balibrary.org.


Volunteer Opportunity: Seed Sorting Project

Teens and adults: help us grow a great new service! The Library is accepting volunteer applications for a Seed Sorting project, as we prepare for the grand opening of our new Seed Library. Volunteers will be asked to sort and package seeds for distribution. The ability to see, sort, and package small seeds is necessary.
Available dates: January - March 2020
Available hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM

Please list the days and hours you are available to volunteer on the application.
Download the PDF application, complete, save, and send to volunteer@balibrary.org.

An Adult Services representative will contact you to confirm your acceptance and volunteer schedule.

Please note: a criminal background check will be obtained for all volunteers age 18 or older prior to volunteer acceptance.