Part Time
16 hours per week
$19.61 per hour

Skokie Public Library is looking for a dynamic and supportive Young Adult Specialist. As a member of the Learning Experiences team, you will lead young people in grades 6-12 in a variety of interest-based activities: video game tournaments, music creation, arts/crafts, volunteer projects, and more. Whatever your passion, you will have the chance to share it with teens in our fast-paced out-of-school learning environment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with young adults in grades 6-12
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong commitment to positive youth development and restorative practices


  • Support youth-driven activity in the library and larger community through mentorship and advocacy
  • Supervise young adult behavior after school alongside security staff
  • Redirect young adult patrons to new learning experiences going on throughout the library
  • Assist in planning and implementing programs for junior high and/or high school students
  • Monitor teen volunteers

Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm while school is in session, with flexible scheduling during winter, spring, and summer breaks.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Include cover letter when applying.