Part-Time Reference Librarian


Oak Brook Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
This is a 16 to 18 hours per week position (the hours may vary), with at least one evening a week and participation in a weekend rotation. This is a non-IMRF (pension) position with limited benefit earning potential.
Starting salary is $21.60 per hour.

The Oak Brook Public Library is seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, tech-savvy individual to join its staff. As a Reference Librarian, you will work closely with the entire Library staff to serve library patrons.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide reference assistance, collection development, schedule programs, instruct patrons in the use of computers and perform other reference duties as assigned. Position requires excellent communication, organizational, and customer service skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS/MLIS from ALA-Accredited Institution, a valid Illinois Driver's License, able to stand and walk for extended periods of time are required. Must have knowledge of print and electronic sources; have excellent interpersonal and computer skills and a deep commitment to public service.

PHYSICAL/MEDTAL REQUIREMENTS: Wide flexibility of movement is required including standing, bending, and lifting. Pushing a book cart of fifty pounds is also required. Excellent computer skills are required.

To apply please send resume, cover letter and three references

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017
Application Contact: 
Diana Maciejewski, Human Resource Generalist
Apply To: 
Village of Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Rd.
Oak Brook , IL 60523
Phone: 630-368-5024