Skokie Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. From time to time it will be necessary to adjust the schedule, and your flexibility in helping us meet the needs of the department is appreciated.
The hourly pay range for new hires in this position is $20.75 to $25.94. Offers are made within this range based on competencies and experience.

We want to hear from you if you fully embrace our core service values of community, collaboration, compassion, and curiosity; you have a positive outlook, you have excellent communication and social skills; you are detail oriented with excellent proofreading skills, and you are comfortable interacting with a diverse population. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and friendly; have a public service focus, have administrative experience; strong technology skills (in Microsoft Outlook, Work, Excel; Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms), and adapt easily to change.

Read the job description and learn more about our award-winning library. If you are interested in applying, please be sure to read our strategic plan and our organizational culture statement to make sure both resonate with you.

We seek those who share our passion for serving the people of Skokie. We strive to reflect our community through our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Quality benefits play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their families, and this is why we offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage to eligible employees. We also have generous paid time off and retirement plans for eligible employees.

Skokie is known for its diversity and is conveniently accessible from Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods. The Edens Expressway (I-94) spans Skokie's western edge, while Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and PACE suburban bus lines and the CTA's Skokie Swift Yellow rail line offer numerous options for public transportation.

Apply through the jobs page on our website. When using a Mac to apply, use a browser other than Safari. Communication with applicants is made via email through BambooHR, our Applicant Tracking System. Please add BambooHR to your list of acceptable addresses in your email to ensure you receive emails during the application process.

Please include a cover letter and resume along with your application. Only candidates with a cover letter and resume will be considered.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Beth Dostert
Apply To: IL