Public Services Librarian


Villa Park Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
The Public Services Librarian position averages 24 hours a week (48 hours per biweekly pay period). The position requires the following shifts every week: Monday from 8:45 am -1 pm; Tuesday from 8:45 am -1 pm; alternating Wednesdays from 8:45am - 5:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 9:05 pm; Thursdays from 8:45 am-12:30 pm and every other Saturday from 8:45 am - 5:05 pm and Sunday from 12:45 pm -5:05 pm.
$16.58 hour, depending on qualifications. Benefits: Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); sick leave, and vacation leave (with 3 years of service).

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, service-oriented person to become our new Public Services Librarian in our newly renovated and expanded library. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, loves video games, is excited about working with patrons of all ages and is in touch with current popular culture and trends. Strong technology skills are a must, as is the ability to provide assistance both one-on-one and through classroom instruction.

This librarian must be eager to accept the challenge of developing teen programs and services. The job includes planning and conducting programs for teens and adults, and working at our Information Desks. Typical desk duties are answering ready reference and readers' advisory questions, providing computer support/troubleshooting, and basic circulation functions.

Candidates must have, or be working towards, a Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in technology; those who have previous work experience with and who possess the ability to relate to teens and young adults are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Sean Birmingham

Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
Phone: No phone calls, please.
Fax: (630) 834-0489

Application Contact: 
Sean Birmingham, Public Services Manager