Youth Services Assistant


Oak Lawn Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
12 Per Week
$13.05 per hour

POSITION: Part-time Youth Services Assistant, Grade III Youth Services Department

The Oak Lawn Public Library has an opening for a part-time Youth Services Assistant, Grade III, in the Youth Services Department.

This is a 12 hours per week "non-exempt" position with a work schedule that includes evenings and weekends. Salary is $13.05 per hour in the Youth Services Department.

Job Duties:

    • Support the Youth Services Department by initiating and reinforcing consistent workflow, providing excellent youth services, and assisting with programming and promotions.
    • The nature of assigned tasks and responsibilities will depend, in part, upon the number of hours scheduled.
    • Oversee the youth reference desk in coordination with department librarians. Answer directional questions placed via any format. Assist patrons in locating information and materials. Assist patrons in the use of library equipment. Provide reader's advisory service.
    • Support programming, including but not limited to, material preparation and assistance during programs.
    • Assist in maintenance of the library's physical collection, including shelving and book repair.
    • Keep informed of developments in the library and youth services fields through reading and participation in professional activities and meetings.
    • Perform other tasks assigned by department supervisor.
    • Assume responsibility for Youth Services Department in the absence of the supervisor and/or department librarians.

    Position Requirements:

    High school diploma; Library experience preferred; Interest and ability in working with the public, specifically children; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to work independently and with attention to detail; High degree of computer literacy; Schedule includes evenings and weekends

    To apply: please submit your resume, cover letter, three professional references, and employment application to

    To Apply

    Application Deadline: 
    Open until filled
    Application Note: 

    To apply: please submit your resume, cover letter, three professional references, and employment application to

    Application Contact: 
    Jennifer Abler
    Apply To: 
    Oak Lawn Public Library
    9427 S Raymond Ave
    Oak Lawn , IL 60453
    Phone: 708-422-4990
    41° 43' 13.116" N, 87° 45' 8.1648" W