Youth Services Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Westmont Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
19.5/Week
Salary: 
Starting pay is $22.43/hour, DOQ.

The Westmont Public Library is seeking a creative, innovative, and friendly team member to join our Youth Services department on a part-time basis. Qualified applicants will enjoy serving a diverse public, be proficient working with a variety of technologies, and be passionate about learning.

This position serves youth and teens from 0-18 years, and includes morning and afternoon shifts, in addition to regular evening and weekend rotations.

Primary duties involve participating in collection development and working at the youth services desk to provide reference assistance and readers' advisory. Additionally, this position will participate in planning, presenting, and evaluating programs that serve the educational and entertainment interests of Westmont residents. In addition to departmental responsibilities, staff members have opportunities to participate on committees, advance their professional development, and represent the library at special events.

At WPL we value collaboration and the synergy generated by a positive, friendly environment. A good sense of humor is a must! The successful candidate must also be organized and efficient, demonstrate initiative and flexibility, have an understanding and love of technology, and be a team player.

Requirements:

  • An MLS from an ALA accredited school or an MLS student nearing completion
  • Knowledge of children's and teen literature
  • Knowledge of current trends in programming
  • Previous experience working with children
  • At least one year of experience in a public service environment are required.

    Starting pay is $22.43/hour, DOQ.

No calls, please.

The Westmont Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant in a manner that violates applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Application Note: 

Please send a PDF copy of your cover letter, resumé, and three professional references by Wednesday, March 6 to Alea Perez, Head of Youth and Teen Services, at aperez@westmontlibrary.org

Application Contact: 
Alea Perez
Apply To: 
Westmont Public Library
428 N Cass Ave
Westmont , IL 60559
Phone: No calls, please.
41° 48' 22.3596" N, 87° 58' 34.05" W
Illinois