Full Time
37.5 hours/week, including evenings and weekends.

The Des Plaines Public Library is looking for an energetic Youth Services Assistant practiced in public service to work in a busy, dynamic, and diverse environment. This opening is for our department Programming Coordinator. Experience in project and budget management, contracts, and/or booking talent is desirable. Other duties include: staffing the Youth Services public desk to provide reference and readers’ advisory services, managing some areas of the collection, participating in our Summer and Winter Reading Club committees, and planning and executing or hosting programs.

Spanish and/or Polish language skills are definitely a plus, but please be sure to indicate any additional languages. The local school district reports over 60 different languages are spoken in our community’s homes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and one year library work experience with children OR two years college and three years library experience with children.


Friday, October 14, 2016 by 5 pm.



To Apply

Deadline Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Application Note: Cover letter, resume and completed application must be received no later than Friday, October 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Send to: Carol Kidd, Human Resources Manager, Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016. Application and full job description are available at  EOE/M/F.
Application Contact: Jennifer Steurer
Apply To: 
Des Plaines Public Library

1501 Ellinwood St

Des Plaines , IL 60016

Phone: 8473762794
Fax: 847-827-4161