Job Title: Youth Services Assistant
Part Time
Average Weekly Work Hours: 21
Hourly rate of $16.58.
Position Description: 

Title: Youth Services Assistant
Grade: 6
Average Weekly Work Hours: 21
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt


Do you want to be a part of a dedicated and fun team? Do you like working with children from birth through 8th grade? Are you passionate about children’s literature and cultivating a love for reading and learning? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

The Indian Trails Public Library District (ITPLD) is seeking a Youth Services Assistant with a positive demeanor and a customer centric focus for a part-time opportunity with an average work week of 21 hours.

Our team is committed to the library’s vision of inspiring individuals, engaging communities and enriching lives every day.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Staffing the Youth Services desk providing outstanding customer service to our members.
    • Assisting children, parents and caregivers in finding information and locating and suggesting library materials.
    • Assisting with maintaining the collection as needed.
    • Staying up-to-date with age appropriate children’s literature in order to provide proficient readers’ advisory.
    • Generate and maintain reports and statistics as needed.
    • While desk work is the majority of the job there may be additional responsibilities assisting with preparing for Youth Services programs.


    • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 2 years relevant experience required.
    • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
    • Experience working with children.
    • The ability to communicate effectively and work both independently and as a team is required.
    • The ability to use computers and relevant software including but not limited to Google products.
    • The flexibility to be able to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays including the ability to work Friday nights (4pm-9pm) and every other Sunday (12pm-5pm).
    • Must have reliable transportation to arrive to work on time for scheduled shifts.

Hourly rate of $16.58. This position is eligible for pro-rated vacation, sick time and IMRF participation. The library supports continued learning and professional growth. To apply, send resume via e-mail to HR at Please include the job title in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Deadline: May 25, 2016