10 South Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 | 847/253-5675

Jobs at 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.

Current Openings

Circulation Assistant – Circulation Services Department

Part-time position 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.

Schedule #6 (11 hours per week)
Tuesday and Thursday   6 pm to 10 pm
Alternating Saturday (week B/D)   9 am to 5 pm

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Reference Librarian – Research Services Department

Part-time position in the Research Services Department available. Join the staff of an active, service-oriented public library. Major duties include staffing busy reference desk, collection development and programming. Must have excellent public speaking skills, initiative and a commitment to providing excellent public service. Individual must be able to work effectively within a team environment. Masters in Library Science/ALA required. $19.22 per hour.

Monday   6 pm  to 10 pm
Tuesday   9 am to 2 pm
Wednesday   9 am to 2 pm
Friday night rotation approximately every 8 weeks: 5 pm to 10 pm
Weekend rotation approximately every 5 weeks:
Saturday   9 am to 5 pm
Sunday   noon to 5 pm

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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. $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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