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 jobs@mppl.org.

Employment is contingent on background check.


Research Services Assistant/ILL Team – Research Services Department

Part-time position available. The Research Services Assistant staffs the Research Services public desk and is responsible for providing basic information services, ready reference and computer assistance to adult patrons in-person, online and on the phone. This position will also be part of the Interlibrary Loan team, providing support for lending and borrowing of materials from other libraries. Bachelor’s degree required and computer skills required. $17.39 hourly pay. IMRF position.

Schedule – 25 hours per week:
Monday through  Friday  noon to 5 pm

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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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Copy Cataloger – Technical Services

Part time Copy Cataloger position available. This position is responsible for tasks associated with the copy cataloging of library materials.  Schedule is 19 hours a week – daytime hours between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (schedule options include three to five days a week, about four to six hours a day to total up to 19 hours a week).  The position performs copy cataloging, authority work, catalog maintenance, and special assignments and projects. Copy cataloging experience preferred. Pay $15.72 per hour.  Bachelor’s Degree required.

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