The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, reliable, service-oriented individual to become our new Public Services Associate in Youth Services. Join a team that is committed to providing a high level of service to the public, and works with patrons of all ages. We are looking for active self-starters who have genuine interest in working with youth and families.
The job includes a variety of duties, primarily working at our Information Desk and planning/conducting programs for youth. Typical desk duties include answering reference questions, providing readers' advisory services, homework help, and technology support/troubleshooting. Programming duties include planning and conducting programs for children and families, such as story times for young children and families, and assisting with program registrations and preparations. Additional duties may include creating and maintaining booklists and displays, and special projects as assigned.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous work experience with children and families.
The Public Services Associate in Youth Services position averages 17.9 hours a week. It requires the following shifts each week: on Wednesdays from 8:45 am-12:00 pm, Thursdays from 1:00-9:00 pm, and Fridays from 1:00-5:00 pm. There is also one (1) shift every fourth week on Saturdays from 8:45 am-5:00 pm, and one (1) shift every other Sunday from 12:45-5:00 pm. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, there are no Sunday shifts.
To apply: send a cover letter and resume, and indicate the name of the position you are applying for. No phone calls please.