Job Title: Assistant Librarian and Program Coordinator
Part Time
Approximately 21.5 hours per week, with varying hours for programming and one Saturday and Sunday every fourth week. Closed Sundays during the summer.
From $17.31 per hour, based on education and experience, Paid holidays, pro-rated vacation, sick, personal days, and mandatory participation in IMRF. Optional life insurance, optional participation in deferred compensation plan
Position Description: 

The Grayslake Area Public Library District is seeking a part-time Adult Services Assistant Librarian and adult Program Coordinator for its Adult Services Department.


  1. Provides reference and readers’ guidance assistance to patrons, assists patrons on computers, readers, and tablets, selects and maintains assigned collection areas
  2. Plans, implements, and hosts programs of interest to adult users of the Grayslake Area Public Library and the community at large and works with community organizations to plan programs when necessary
  3. Coordinates local book clubs and acquisitions
  4. Attends monthly department meetings in addition to other internal and out of library meetings as required

EDUCATION  Bachelor’s degree required


At least one year of library experience is required, preferably in a public library.  A strong preference will be given to candidates with library education and reference and readers’ advisory experience.  Applicants should have experience using readers and tablets, Internet, Microsoft Office products, reference databases, and other reference and readers’ advisory tools.

The successful applicant will be dependable, creative, and enjoy interacting with a wide variety of patrons and staff. The applicant must be organized and work well under the interruptions and flexibility required to provide service to our patrons.

A complete list of qualifications, duties, and abilities required for the position is available at and at the library’s Circulation Desk.

Submit resume, cover letter, and three references

Resumes accepted until 12/15/15

Application Contact: Carlen DeThorne, Adult Services Department Head
Apply To: 
Grayslake Area Public Library District

100 Library Lane

Grayslake, IL 60030

Phone: 847-223-5313