Part Time
12-15 hours per week

You make the patron’s experience at the library by enthusiastically greeting people and welcoming them into our library.


  • You enjoy people and provide warm and friendly service both in person and on the phone.
  • You provide an outstanding library experience to everyone by assisting them with self-checkout, library card registration or help them with their account.
  • You are completely confident with computers and technology; you can help our library users with their basic computer needs as well as anticipate the use of programs or apps that may be better suited for them, starting with: e-mail, answering Microsoft product questions, and navigating the Internet as well as helping with printing, faxing, scanning and copying.
  • You are extremely responsible and reliable; you coordinate the opening and closing of the library. When we open our doors, you are ready and the library is neat, organized and ready for the day.
  • You recommend the promotions, programs and services available at the library.
  • You are scrupulously careful handling cash transactions for our patrons.
  • You do the right thing; other tasks may be required to ensure excellent service to our community.
  • For a full job description, please visit our website and go to the About Us


  • Position Requirements
  • High school degree, some college preferred
  • Experience in a library circulation department a plus.
  • Computer literacy with current MS Office proficiency.  Mac experience a plus.
  • Accurate cash handling skills
  • Must be available Friday afternoons and Saturdays. Other shifts are flexible.


Your job will involve your being “on the move” in our library: You will stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.

To Apply

Deadline Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Application Note: 

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Ellen Kaiser

Patron Services Manager

Application Contact:
Ellen Kaiser
Apply To:
Deerfield Public Library