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.

Security Officer – Substitute

Substitute position available. Individual will patrol the Library facility and grounds as well as assisting In-Charge staff with security enforcement. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and experience dealing with the public. High school diploma required. Some college preferred. Computer competency required and education, training or certification in security or law enforcement is a plus. Flexibility to report to work on short notice. $18.00 per hour.

Schedule to fill in as needed during the following hours:
Monday through Friday   8:45 am to 10:30 pm
Saturday   8:45 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday   11:45 am to 5:30 pm

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Page/Shelver Substitute – Collection Management Department

Substitute Page job available. Major responsibility is shelving library materials. High school diploma or student. Required to pass a skills exercise on the alphabetical and numerical arrangement of library materials. Pay is $8.27 per hour. Must be 16 or older to work past 7 p.m.
Will be scheduled as needed during hours the Library is open to the public and as availability allows.

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