Jobs at the Mount Prospect Public Library

About the application process

Applications are available at the Registration Desk. Please submit applications to Human Resources. Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 or e-mail resume and cover letter to

Employment is contingent on background check.

Accounting Assistant – Administration Department

Part time accounting assistant position available. This position is responsible for supporting Business Manager with accounting operations, the preparation and maintenance of all financial books of record and reports, processing payroll, and associated general office duties. Schedule is 20 hours a week, 9:30 – 2:30 Monday through Thursday.  Additional hours and/or flexing schedule may be needed seasonally. Minimum of five years accounting experience as a bookkeeper or accountant.  Pay: $21.50 per hour. BA accounting required.  CPA a plus.

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Teen/Adult Outreach Librarian – Fiction/AV/Teen Department

The Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing team player for the full-time position of Teen/Adult Outreach Librarian.  Duties will include providing services to local middle and high schools, building relationships with area organizations, staffing a public service desk serving adults and teens, conducting off-site STEAM programming, and promoting library services in the community.  Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school required. Public Service experience in a public library. Experience with outreach and program planning a plus. Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License. Spanish fluency skills preferred.
Schedule:  Full-time. 37.5 hours per week. Day hours Monday through Friday with one evening shift and participation in Friday and weekend rotations. The schedule will be flexed to accommodate additional evenings and weekends to execute outreach activities. Schedule subject to change if need arises. Annual salary $45,805.50

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