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.


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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Page/Shelver – Collection Management

Two part-time Page positions available. Major responsibility is shelving library materials. Required to pass a skills exercise on the alphabetical and numerical arrangement of library materials. High school diploma or student. $8.27 per hour.

Please specify if you have a schedule preference:

Page Schedule #2  (Average hrs/week  13):
Week A
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday   4 pm to 7 pm
Saturday   1 pm to 5 pm
Week  B
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday   4 pm to 7 pm
Sunday   11:30 am to 3:30 pm
(Alternating weekends – one full weekend on & one full weekend off)

Page Schedule #3 (Average hrs/week  11:
Week A
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday   6 pm to 9 pm
Week B
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday   6 pm to 9 pm
Sunday   1 pm to 5 pm
(Every other Sunday)

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