Outreach Assistant


Orland Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12-18 hours per week

The Orland Park Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time position in the Outreach Services Department. Responsibilities include providing service to the homebound, adult programming, planning and execution, art and display coordination and special collection support.


  • Plans and executes homebound services to assisted living centers, independent living centers, senior centers and to those in residential homes.
  • Books, schedules, negotiates, plans, and conducts informational, educational and cultural programming for adults, including onsite and offsite events.
  • Books, schedules, negotiates, plans, sets up, and facilitates, art displays, patrons collection exhibits, library specials collections, and traveling exhibits.
  • Performs duties that ensure timely and efficient service in the department, including circulation, selection, acquisitions and shelving of materials; patron registration; interlibrary loan and material reserves.


  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform full range of body motion including: standing, bending, stooping, reaching, walking, and lifting or moving up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to show initiative and use good judgment in making decisions.
  • Two years college
  • Two years customer service work experience.
  • A valid driver's license and ability to meet the library policy for staff driving on library business.
  • Able to work nights and weekends

Position is 12 to 18 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Starting salary is $19.85 per hour.

Applicants for all positions are subject to a background check.

The Orland Park Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Application Note: 

Applications are at the Information Desk in the lobby of the library and on the website at www.orlandparklibraryorg under "Employment."

Completed applications must be received by December 10th, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. to hr@orlandparklibrary.org or mail to: Orland Park Public Library, Human Resources, 14921 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Orland Park Public Library
14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park , IL 60462
Phone: 708-428-5100
41° 37' 7.8132" N, 87° 51' 22.8852" W