Materials Assistant (2 positions)


Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
13 hours per week & Substitute position.  These are year-round positions, flexibility in scheduling required.
Pay rate is $11.19/hour. 

We want to amaze our customers by having books, movies, music and games available as quickly as possible. Consider joining our materials handling team so you can make sure customers can easily access our incredible collection.

You will shelve and maintain the order of all library materials. Deliver and retrieve items for customer or staff requests. Check materials in/out and manage customer holds. Direct customers in the library to find materials or to staff who can help them.

Requirements & Skills:

Prior experience in a customer service setting preferred. Accuracy and attention to detail. Must be able to arrange and file materials accurately in alpha/numeric order. Familiarity with Outlook Mail and Word are required.

Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and excel in Our Culture.

Must stand for the majority of each shift and be able to push carts. Must be at least 16 years of age. Work well in a team environment.


High school diploma desirable.

Hours and Scheduling:

These are year-round positions, flexibility in scheduling required..

Position #1 - Part-time, 13 hours per week,

Week 1: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7-10 p.m., and Sunday 4 to 8 p.m

Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 7-10 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Position #2 - Part-time Substitute

3-19 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required as this position provides service coverage for staff who are on vacation, ill, etc.

Monday-Friday hours will vary and will include day, evening and weekend hours.

*** Please specify in cover letter which position you are applying for. ***

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates must submit:

  • A letter of interest describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position.
  • Resume
  • Complete the attached availability schedule.

These opportunities will remain open for applications until positions are filled.

Only electronic submissions will be considered.

Application Contact: 
Human Resources Department
Apply To: 
Arlington Heights Memorial Library 37° 5' 24.864" N, 95° 42' 46.4076" W