Youth Services Department
Employer/Library:  Peotone Public Library District
Library Type:  Public
County:  Will

Position Information

Job Title:  Youth Services Assistant

FT/PT:  Part Time

Hours:  25-28 per week. Typical schedule would be mostly mornings and afternoons, some evenings plus one Saturday
a month.

Salary:  $9.00 per hour

Position Description
The Peotone Public Library District is looking for an energetic, motivated, reliable, fun loving and personable
individual who can work with patrons of all ages. Candidates should have an understanding of technology and
possess strong customer services skills, must be comfortable working on a team and have a knowledge of
children’s and young adult literature.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Planning and implementing programming
 Creating attractive and engaging displays and promotional materials
 Providing reader’s advisory, reference and technology assistance to children of all ages, their caregivers
and other residents.
 Promoting Library resources, programs and services.
 Creating a rapport with children and parents alike.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and previous experience working with tweens,
teens and children preferred.
Physical Demands/work Environment
May occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five pounds.
The job is performed in a typical office environment and includes interaction with the public in a library
Some programming will be held off-site – valid driver’s license and own transportation required.
Program requirements include ability to move easily, set-up and take down equipment as needed.

Application Deadline:  May 11, 2018

Application Note
Submissions must be made by email to and should include a cover letter,
resume, professional references with contact information and application (found on website). Interviewing
decisions will be based on qualifications for the position.

Application contact:

Peotone Public Library District
515 N. First Street
Peotone, IL 60468
Email address:
Phone: 708-258-3436
FAX: 708-258-9796