Library Associate (Computer Services)


Algonquin Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
25 hours/week Includes daytime, evening and weekend hours.
Starts at $18.50/hour - depending on qualifications and experience

The Algonquin Area Public Library District seeks a friendly, engaging, and tech savvy problem solver to join our growing team of computer, technology, and maker oriented staff. The person in this position will staff the Tech Help Desk and Computer Lab; assist with computers, copiers, printers, and software; assist in preparing technology and devices for onsite and offsite programs and meetings as directed; and provide additional technology support as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess a desire to serve and interact with the staff and community; troubleshoot and problem solve computer and technology issues for the public and staff; understand the changing roles of libraries in their communities; demonstrate sound judgment when managing difficult situations; and work with other staff members to promote the Library.

Responsibilities of this position include: providing basic instruction to patrons and staff on library computers, equipment, and software; maintaining computer and technology related equipment and tracking supplies as assigned; preparing promotional material for the library's newsletter, website, and social media as assigned.

This position includes a robust benefits package including dental insurance coverage; IMRF retirement plan; and a paid time off plan. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three references with your application.


Associates or bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education;
Demonstrated interest in tinkering, crafting, and the maker movement;
Minimum of one year of experience working with the public in a teaching or support capacity;
Library experience preferred

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Priority consideration given to applications received by June 21, 2021

Visit to download and print out our general application. Please send application, cover letter and resume to Theresa Therens, Administrative Associate:

∙ Via email at OR

∙ Via U.S. mail at Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102

The Algonquin Area Public Library District is an equal opportunity, equal access employer.

Application Contact: 
Theresa Therens
Apply To: 
Algonquin Area Public Library District
2600 Harnish Drive
Algonquin , IL 60102
Phone: 847-458-6060
Fax: 847-458-9370
42° 9' 43.6968" N, 88° 20' 46.212" W