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.

Circulation Assistant – Circulation Services Department

Two part-time positions available. Major duties include staffing service desk and related circulation duties. Customer service experience highly desirable. Computer skills required. High school diploma required. Required to pass a skills exercise on the alphabetical and numerical arrangement of library materials. Bilingual a plus. $11.55 hourly pay.

Please specify if you have a schedule preference.

Schedule #17 – average 15 hours per week
Tuesday   11 am to 5 pm
Thursday 11 am to 5 pm
D weekend:
Saturday   9 am to 5 pm
Sunday   noon to 5 pm

Schedule #25 – average 15.5 hours per week
Tuesday   5 pm to 10 pm
Thursday 5 pm to 10 pm
B/D rotating weekends:
Saturday   10 am to 5 pm
Sunday   noon to 5 pm

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Graphic Artist/Community Services Department Head

Seeking individual with excellent skill using InDesign and Adobe Photoshop to work closely with full-time graphic artist to perform graphical design and production and to manage Community Services Department. Position will also implement library participation in community/library-wide events and directly supervise the community services staff. Must have excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to expertly use InDesign and other graphic and presentation software; excellent communication skills; social media proficiency and knowledge of graphics, public relations and marketing best practices.

Required Bachelor’s Degree.  $56,000 salary. IMRF. Please submit graphics sample or link to view sample of graphic work with application or resume.

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Janitor – Building Services Department

Part-time Janitor position available. The janitor position is responsible for the general cleaning and upkeep of the Library building and property inside and outside. It also involves meeting room setup and assisting with building security. Job requires the ability to perform medium to heavy work. High school diploma or GED. Some previous commercial janitorial experience a plus. $12.56 per hour.

Sunday   9 am to 3 pm
Every Other Tuesday   4 pm to 10 pm


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