Library Technical Assistant II – Youth Services Department


Pekin Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
We are restructuring two positions, so could be any combination of days, evenings, and Saturdays. It may be possible to work with your schedule as the needs of the library allows.
11.50-13.00 depending on qualifications

JOB TITLE: Library Technical Assistant II – Youth Services Department

BASIC JOB FUNCTION: Assists with providing information and materials to the public in a courteous and professional manner. Performs a variety of clerical duties to assist with the organization and implementation of the programs and materials of the Youth Services Department.



  • Assists at the Youth Services reference desk with patrons' phone and walk-in requests for information, materials and research guidance. Aids with readers' advisory.
  • Plans and implements children's programming
  • Helps maintain quiet, safe environment in patron services and lobby area.
  • Follows correct procedures for customer service.
  • Straightens and shelf reads a specified section of shelves.
  • Outreach including, but not limited to schools and special events.
  • Resolve customer and or employee concerns and professionally take charge of a situation.


  • Associate's degree in early childhood education or child development, or a combination of some college, relevant library experience, and/or classroom experience working with young children.
  • Have the patience, understanding and skill to work with children. Must exhibit creativity, storytelling ability, and a good knowledge of Children's literature. Experience developing programs for children is required.
  • Ability to adapt to library practices and procedures and function well as a team worker.
  • Ability to be pleasant and courteous with the public.
  • Organizational skills and ability to understand library practices and procedures.
  • Available to work days and weekends.

Application materials should include a cover letter, resume, and references. Deadline to apply: Until filled.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Rochelle Marsden
Apply To: 
Pekin Public Library
301 South 4th St
Pekin , IL 61554
Phone: 309-347-7111