Adult Services Librarian - Part time


Glencoe Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
15 hours per week on average including nights and weekends
$20.24 her hour

This is a part-time non-exempt position up to 15 hours per week including evening and weekend hours. Salary: $20.24 per hour Need more variety in your workday? The Glencoe Public Library is seeking a service-minded individual to join our Adult Services team. The ideal candidate demonstrates skills in research, readers' advisory, collection development, one-on-one assistance, tech troubleshooting, and more. Located in the north suburbs of Chicago, the Glencoe Public Library is a busy, beloved library with a service population of 8,700. Recent MLS graduates are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

• MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school

• Current knowledge of library philosophy, services and processes including but not limited to reference methodology, readers' assistance, selection of materials, digital media, and cataloging and classification

• Listening and communication skills

• Current technology skills, including but not limited to Internet research, ability to work with various file formats, familiarity and ability to troubleshoot in Windows, Apple, and Android OS

• Commitment to provide excellent service to all library patrons Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Provides professional reference and readers' advisory assistance in-person, or via the phone or Internet by utilizing all print and electronic resources of the Library, and referring questions beyond the scope of library services

• Creates displays, bibliographies, reading lists, promotional brochures, and other aides for the public which facilitate use of the Library

• Plans, presents, and/or facilitates programs of interest to library patrons both onsite and offsite • Provides instruction and assistance to patrons using library equipment and resources including computers and other technology

• Demonstrates skill set for position's technology competencies

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Application Note: 

Please send resume and cover letter to

Application Contact: 
Liz McClain
Apply To: 
Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
Glencoe , IL 60022
Phone: 8478355056
42° 8' 1.8744" N, 87° 45' 27.9576" W