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


Youth Services Assistant Department Head

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a Full Time Youth Services Assistant Department Head with a solid foundation in collection development and a passion for technology to join our Management Team. The Youth Services Department has sixteen fun, creative team members who provide services to children from birth to age 11 and their parents and caregivers.

Duties: Oversees collection development for the department and develops the department’s technology vision. Supervises the collection specialist librarian, technology librarian and part-time desk staff. Oversees public desk training and ensures the department maintains a high level of customer service. Hires, coaches and evaluates staff. Serves as in-charge for the Library.

Required: Must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school with at least five years progressively responsible library experience in youth services including two years in supervisory role. Salary: $50,000. IMRF position. Send/submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to

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By Human Resources on March 3, 2015 Categories: Youth Services

Summer Outreach Assistant – Youth Services Department

Part-time position available from June 9 to August 8.  Position includes working with children, including special needs and ESL. Provides storytimes and promotes summer reading at schools and other sites. High school diploma required. Keyboarding and computer experience required. Experience with or educational training for children, ages 3 to 8 required. $10.72 per hour. Spanish language skills a plus. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license. Scheduled for 20 hours a week: four hours a day for nine weeks.  Some flexibility with scheduling may be required.

Monday through Friday   9 am to 1 pm

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By Human Resources on Categories: Youth Services