• Book Bike Summer Assistant

    Posted: 03/15/2023

    Are you looking for a highly engaging and physically active summer job that lets you spend most of your time outdoors? The Book Bike Assistant is a temporary 12-week position which runs from May to August and promises a lot of fun!  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is versatile, friendly, and enjoys providing top-notch customer service and who can comfortably ride an oversized bicycle. The mix of duties will include:

    • Riding the Book Bike to various neighborhood locations, including community parks and farmer’s markets to represent the library.
    • Assisting Mobile Library Services staff members and/or Book Bike Buddies with tasks.
    • Circulating library materials and creating new library card accounts using a mobile checkout system.
    • Stocking and unloading library materials on/off the Book Bike.
    • Engaging with community members around the Summer Reading Program and other library related events and programs.
    • Assisting on the Bookmobile and other library vehicles from time to time as needed.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to safely ride the Book Bike a minimum of 10 miles.
    • Completion of Bicycle Safety training will be required.
    • Previous customer service experience preferred.
    • Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications.
    • Experience working with children a plus.
    • Bilingual Spanish/English language skills a plus.
    18 hours per week; variable schedule which includes day, evening, and weekend hours.
    Pay Rate:  $16.00 per hour.
    Application Deadline → April 10, 2023 or Until Filled.
    Please review the full job description and consider joining our family friendly Library. Click here to download the Employment Application and save as a pdf file.
    Submit a cover letter, resume, and the Employment Application to  jobs@gailborden.info.

  • Elgin Development Group
    A Division of the Elgin Area Chamber

    31 S. Grove Avenue, Elgin IL 60120