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POSITION:   Full-Time Graphic Designer

The Oak Lawn Public Library, Administration Department, has a position open for a full-time Graphic Designer, Grade VIII. This position will design and execute a variety of communications materials. The Graphic Designer will develop innovative and strategic marketing, communications and branding solutions.

This is a 37.5 hour per week “exempt” position with a work schedule which includes daytime, evening and weekend hours as needed. The salary range is $35,670.96 - $51, 211.44 and includes a full benefits package, per the current Personnel Policy. Benefits include: Four weeks annual vacation, sick and personal leave allowance, health insurance, IMRF pension plan and life insurance.

Duties of the position include: being responsible for the artistic development and appearance of all Library promotions; ensuring brand and design consistency; and communicating with staff regarding design of publications and displays.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline related to graphic design; at least two years’ experience designing marketing materials; proficient in current design software, including Adobe Creative Suite. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and must be creative and deadline-oriented. Training or experience in the work of libraries or non-profits is highly desirable. Web page design, electronic media and illustration skills highly preferred.

Detailed job description and Key Result Areas

To apply, your cover letter and resume (with three references) should include links to your portfolio or other samples of your work. All resumes, cover letters and applications should be submitted to Judy Texter, Human Resources Coordinator, at: olpljobs@olpl.org

Position:       Part-time Customer Services Library Assistant I, Level I, Grade III Customer Services Department

The Customer Services Department has a position open for a part-time Library Assistant I, Level I, Grade III. The current wage range is $11.77 to $16.24 per hour; and there are Level I employee benefits associated with the position, per the current Personnel Policy.

This is an 8-19 hour per week “non-exempt” position with a work schedule that includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours. The reception and circulation duties will be now integrated into the full service Customer Services Department, in order to better serve the Oak Lawn residents in a more streamlined, efficient manner.

We are seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public. Duties include: answering directional questions and assisting patrons in the use of library collections, and equipment; maintaining circulation records and other lists; contacting persons for lost/damaged items; checking library materials in/out; issuing library cards; collecting fines; phone reception duties; calling reserves; and other clerical/reception duties associated with a busy public service desk.

Some special library training or related library experience is desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Publisher) is a plus. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Interested staff may apply for this position by submitting your cover letter, application, resume, and three references to: Olpljobs@olpl.org

Judy Texter, Human Resources Coordinator.


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