Part-Time Adult Services Associate


Warren-Newport Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Average of 17 hours per week, Hours are Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and an average of one weekend per month. Weekend hours are Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday hours are from Labor Day to Memorial Day.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's Degree, LTA or Associate's Degree. Previous library experience preferred.
  2. Strong working knowledge of technology, including computers, various e-devices, Microsoft Office and the internet.
  3. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  4. Excellent customer service skills with a strong background in working with the public
  5. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills including the ability to work positively in a team environment.
  6. Requires a full range of body motion, including standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist library users in the selection, organization and interpretation of library materials.
  • Provide reference and reader's advisory services to library patrons of all ages.
  • Teach public to use WNPL print, internet including electronic resources and technology equipment.
  • Place holds and initiate interlibrary loan requests.
  • Troubleshoot minor problems with equipment (Computers, copiers, etc.)
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

You may download the Application for Employment from our website at . Please submit application, along with your resume and cover letter to:

Kathie Fifer

Head of Adult Services

Warren-Newport Public Library

Please include job title in the subject line of email. No phone calls or in-person inquiries accepted.

Application Contact: 
Kathie Fifer
Apply To: 
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee , IL 60031
Phone: 847-244-5150
42° 21' 47.214" N, 87° 54' 54.8856" W