Northbrook Public Library: Digital Services Assistant

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Employer/Library: Northbrook Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Digital Services Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 20 hours / week (day, evening and weekend hours)
Salary: $18.32 / hour

Description: Do you have a love for the latest technology and for making/DIY – be it no, low, or high tech? Do you enjoy developing and teaching tech and maker programs – from fiber arts to Arduinos? Join our growing Digital Services Department. Digital Services Assistants develop and teach innovative technology and maker programs, offer guidance to users at all levels and ages across a variety of maker/DIY topics and makerspace equipment, and contribute to a welcoming, synergetic environment in our new makerspace, the Collaboratory.

Education/Experience Required: BA/BS or two to four years of equivalent work experience


  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Ability to patiently and respectfully instruct and guide users of all skill levels and ages
  • Experience in developing and teaching technology and maker programs
  • Experience with maker technologies and equipment (e.g., 3D printing, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, sewing and embroidery machines) and other no, low, or high technologies (e.g., fiber arts, wearable tech)
  • Familiarity with digital media creation and editing tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, GarageBand, iMovie, mics, cameras)
  • Ability to identify and conduct basic computer troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Familiarity with Apple, Microsoft, and Android systems
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office, the internet, and related applications
  • Working knowledge of audio-visual equipment
  • Previous library employment a plus

Key Functions of this Position:

  • Develop and teach programs on software, digital media tools, 3D modeling/printing and scanning, CNC machines, machine sewing and embroidery, laser cutting, and similar maker programs and equipment
  • Help patrons individually with a variety of technologies including digital media production, maker equipment, and digitization equipment and software
  • Lead and assist in technology and maker sessions for patrons
  • Perform basic operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance for makerspace equipment, computers, and peripherals as necessary

Employment application is available online at:

***Northbrook Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer***

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Send cover letter, resume and application to: Laurie Prioletti, HR Manager
Apply To:
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook IL 60062
Email address:
Phone: 847.272.7077
Fax: 847.272.5362

Bloomingdale Public Library: Youth Services Assistant

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Employer/Library: Bloomingdale Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Position: Youth Services Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25 hours per week, flexible schedule required including days, nights and weekends
Salary: Starting at $15.18 per hour Benefits include IMRF and vacation time

We are looking for an energetic, creative, artistic and service oriented individual who enjoys working with children to join our Youth Services team. Our department services children up to 6th grade and their families. Responsibilities will include working the youth services reference desk, presenting storytimes and youth programming for all ages, and the use of technology.

Requirements: Expertise typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree, excellent communication skills, knowledge of children’s literature, and two years related youth services experience.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Please send cover letter, resume and three references to: Bloomingdale Public Library 101 Fairfield Way Bloomingdale, IL 60108 E-Mail:
Apply To:
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale IL 60108
Email address:

Arlington Heights Memorial Library: Substitute Info Services Assistant

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Employer/Library: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Substitute Info Services Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Because this is a substitute position, hours will vary from week to week. Typical work week may consist of 3-20 hours. Includes day, evening and weekend hours.
Salary: Starting salary $17.39 per hour

Are you someone who enjoys approaching customers of all ages and cultures and can quickly help them connect with their favorite interests and information needs? Do you like tracking down information? We’re looking for a personable individual with a love of reading and broad knowledge of books, music, and movies to make recommendations. This position involves extensive interaction with the public to provide customers access to the full range of library services via in-person, telephone, online chat, and other modes of delivery.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in working with the public and co-workers, with a demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Positive and friendly attitude a must, with prior customer service experience required.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and excel in Our Culture.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Windows 10, MS Office 10 and the internet are required
  • Experience serving multicultural audiences a plus.


One to two years college coursework or equivalent experience required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note:

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must submit:

  • A letter of interest describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position.
  • Resume
  • Complete the attached writing sample and submit with your letter of interest.

Only electronic submissions will be considered.

Application Contact: Human Resources Department
Apply To:
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Email address:

Warrenville Public Library District: Customer Service Specialist I

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Employer/Library: Warrenville Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Position: Customer Service Specialist I
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 17 hours per week (average)
Salary: $11/hour depending on experience and qualifications

Warrenville Public Library District is seeking a part-time Customer Service Specialist. We are looking for an individual with a helpful, friendly attitude to provide exceptional customer service to all members and guests who enter the Library. In this position, you will have extensive contact with the public and will provide assistance with library card registration, checking out materials, collection of fees, resolving problems involving lost or overdue materials.


  • High school diploma or GED, LTA Certificate preferred.
  • One year experience working directly with the public in a customer service environment, library experience preferred.
  • Basic office skills (filing and keyboarding) plus knowledge of appropriate computer applications.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, in English. Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish desirable.
  • Ability to work days, evenings and weekends.

Submit cover letter, resume and application to:

Patty Dybala, Circulation Manager

Warrenville Public Library District,
28W751 Stafford Place, Warrenville, IL 60555

To Apply

Application Deadline: Date below
Deadline Date: Friday, March 2, 2018
Application Note:
For more information including job description and application visit:

No phone inquiries, please.

Application Contact: Patty Dybala, Circulation Manager
Apply To:
Warrenville Public Library District
28W751 Stafford Place
Warrenville IL 60555
Email address:
Phone: 630-393-1171

Highland Park Public Library: Library Page

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Employer/Library: Highland Park Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Lake
Position: Library Page
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Hours would include evening and weekend shifts. This is a 12 hour per week position.
Salary: $8.91 per hour, depending upon qualifications.

Description: Do you like to keep things organized? Do you like to know where everything is? Then being a Circulation Page at the Highland Park Public Library might be just the job for you! No day is exactly the same – different materials, different people – but the skill set remains the same.

Duties: Shelve, sort and shift library materials (print and non-print) onto shelves or display units, and shelf-read materials – arranging books and other materials in correct order on the shelves. Shift materials so that materials remain accessible, attractive and orderly. Empty book bins or other returned materials receptacles and desensitize specified materials.

Requires: Ability to sort materials alphabetically and in a Dewey Decimal sequence, familiarity with computer operations, ability to stand, bend, kneel, and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Ability to remain focused and disciplined in detailed orientated work. Requires visual discrimination and the ability to read spine labels, the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and the ability to interact and communicate with people of all ages. Must be available for open shifts.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Apply by submitting an application (available online at to:

Application Contact: Georgia Pichinos-Anderson

Apply To:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park IL 60035
Email address:
Phone: 847-432-0216
Fax: 847-681-7027

Indian Trails Library District: Circulation Assistant Check-In

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Employer/Library: Indian Trails Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Circulation Assistant Check-In
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Average Weekly Work Hours: 21
Salary: Hourly rate of $13.46

Overview: Are you a positive individual with an aptitude for providing exceptional customer service? Are you organized and have the ability to multi-task? Do you thrive in a team environment and like helping people? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a Circulation Assistant (check-in) to join our team! The Assistant works to ensure the accurate shelf status of all library materials and the timely and efficient return of materials to the shelves.

This position is a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 21 hours. These hours are a mix of days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check in library materials, perform content and condition checks, pull reserves, run reports, contact members, and follow-up on items.
  • Trouble-shoot sorter system as needed, and empty bins and sort materials.
  • Assist with public and staff material concerns.
  • Maintain library members’ confidentiality.
  • File requested items on hold shelves, and identify damaged or incomplete items and process items accordingly.
  • Cross train to assist in the materials check-out process, including account information retrieval, fine payments, and other duties.
  • Assist with supervision and training of pages.
  • Greet anyone who enters the library in a professional and friendly. manner. Promote materials, programs, events, and services provided by the library.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This Opportunity Requires:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certifications and/or experience
  • Ability to input and retrieve data from a variety of business machines, to read computer screens, manipulate a mouse, and type accurately and reconcile account differences. Ability to communicate on telephones. Ability to read typed labels and sort color coded labels.
  • Ability to safely lift, sort, and shelve materials of various shapes and sizes, up to 35 pounds. Able to push and pull carts and bins of various weights and sizes. Able to stand and move about the library especially the sorting area and lobby for long periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work with the public and staff in a positive manner with interruptions and limited supervision.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and demeanor under stressful situations.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Hourly rate of $13.46. To apply, send resume via e-mail to HR at Please include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled

For More Information:

Email address:

Plainfield Public Library District: Technical Services Assistant

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Employer/Library: Plainfield Public Library District
Library Type: Public Library
County: Will
Position: Technical Services Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 16 Hours/Week; hours will be scheduled Mon-Fri, between 9-5pm with some flexibility.
Salary: $14.35/hr

Description: Do you have great attention to detail, enjoy keeping things in order and working with a team of talented staff? Under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services, you will perform all duties related to the acquiring, processing and cataloging of materials.

Essential functions of this position include:

  • Physical processing of all library materials for cataloging
  • Performing copy cataloging for library materials in all formats
  • Searching the OCLC database and importing records to the catalog
  • Receiving orders and checking in library materials
  • Basic material repairs
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years prior copy cataloging experience required
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to push a fully loaded book cart

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018
Application Note: Please visit our website for full job description and an application for employment.
Application Contact:
Apply To:
Plainfield Public Library District

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