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.


Page/Shelver – Collection and Bibliographic Services

Part-time Page position 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. $10.04 per hour.

Schedule 6 (average 12.5 hours/week)
Week A
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Week B
Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Circulation Assistant – Circulation Services Department

Part time Circulation Assistant 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. $12.26 hourly pay.

Schedule #15:
Monday and Thursday   5 pm to 10 pm
B/D Weekend
Saturday   9 am to 5 pm
Sunday   noon to 5 pm

Readers’ Advisor – Fiction/AV/Teen Department

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about connecting people with popular materials!  The Fiction/AV/Teen Department at the Mount Prospect Public Library has an opening for a part-time Readers’ Advisor.  Working with other advisory staff, this position will staff a busy popular materials desk serving adult and teen patrons; talk with library users about their reading choices; promote collections through lists and displays; select fiction books and other formats to be added to the collection; facilitate services for area book groups; and lead Library book discussions.  The successful candidate will be friendly, detail-oriented, and flexible.  Minimum three years readers’ advisory experience required. Hourly pay $18.44.  This position is eligible for paid time off benefits and IMRF retirement plan. Bachelor’s degree required.

Schedule:
Part-time, average 25 hours per week
Monday through Friday: noon to 5 pm
Participation in Friday night rotation

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