Adult Services Associate


Addison Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours
$17.03 - $25.55/per hour; $21.29 per hour is the midpoint of the salary range and reserved for candidates who exceed the minimum qualifications and have significant, direct experience.

Position details:

The Addison Public Library is seeking a friendly, creative, and customer-focused person to provide ready reference, reader's advisory, and basic technology assistance. You'll also have the opportunity to work on special projects and participate on library-wide committees.

What you need to be successful:

  • A positive attitude
  • Knowledge of pop culture and current publishing trends
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and think creatively
  • Passion for connecting patrons to resources

What we offer:

  • Educational opportunities and encouragement for professional growth
  • A diverse community that actively uses and supports its public library
  • An organizational culture that embraces change and supports trying new ideas
  • Comprehensive benefit package including employer-paid health and life insurance and IMRF
  • Two weeks of vacation plus sick leave, personal days, and paid holidays

What you'll be doing:

  • Providing support for adult programming, including participation in planning, scheduling, and presentation of programs.
  • Promoting the library's collection through eye-catching displays and other marketing activities
  • Focusing on internal public desk coverage and behavior monitoring
  • Serving patrons primarily inside the building, but there will be opportunities to represent the Library out in the community.


  • Education: LTA or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience: Two years customer service experience required.
  • Directly related experience and/or enrollment in higher education may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  • Access to transportation required.

We strongly encourage bilingual candidates (Spanish/English or Polish/English) to apply.

Please review the complete job description to better understand the responsibilities and expectations.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Application Note: 

Please send cover letter and resume no later than January 31st to Mary Medjo Me Zengue ( Please include Adult Services Associate in subject line.

Application Contact: 
Mary Medjo Me Zengue
Apply To: 
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