Jobs at the Mount Prospect Public Library

MPPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Mount Prospect Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

About the application process

Applications are available at the Registration Desk. You may also download a printable/fillable PDF application here. 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 (PT 25 hours per week) – Collection and Bibliographic Services

We are seeking a Copy Cataloger which is responsible for the work associated with cataloging and processing of library materials. Work also includes database projects as assigned. Position requires the use of OCLC, WebDewey and various other cataloging resources found in Cataloger’s Desktop.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent work and education) required. A minimum of 2 years of copy cataloging experience is desired.

SALARY: $19.09 per hour. 

Other benefits: Part of the total compensation package includes paid time off benefits (I.e., vacation and sick leave). Retirement savings options include participation in the IMRF pension plan.

SCHEDULE: 25 hours a week Monday – Friday.

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ILS Administrator – IT Services Department

Seeking to fill a full time position for ILS Administrator, reporting to the Director of IT Services. This position is responsible for managing the Library’s SirsiDynix-based Integrated Library System (ILS) and all systems that directly interface with the ILS, including the Enterprise catalog, BC Mobile, Web Services, and SIP. The ILS Administrator will maintain settings and parameters and implement system upgrades, and also coordinate report generation and use of BC Analytics. Individual will work closely with Circulation, Collection and Bibliographic Services, and Public Service leadership and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with managing an ILS is required – SQL experience a plus. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Bachelor’s degree in related field is required.

SALARY: $53,000 to $60,000 annual pay, commensurate with experience for applicants with SQL skills.

Other benefits: Medical, dental and vision benefits are offered. Part of the total compensation package also includes paid time off benefits (I.e., Paid holidays, vacation time, personal days, and sick leave). Retirement savings options include participation in the IMRF pension plan.

SCHEDULE: On-site schedule is Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm (with some flexibility in hours).

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Mail and Periodicals Clerk – Collection Management Department

The Mail and Periodicals Clerk is responsible for minor and major clerical tasks associated with periodical maintenance and incoming mail.  It requires the ability to access, input and retrieve data from computer; ability to use typewriter and keyboard; ability to perform light to medium physical work; ability to alphabetize.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma (or equivalent work experience) required with computer and keyboarding experience.

SALARY: $12-14 per hour (final offer dependent on qualifications)

Other benefits: Part of the total compensation package includes paid time off benefits (I.e., vacation and sick leave). Retirement savings options include participation in the IMRF pension plan.

SCHEDULE (23 hours a week):
Monday: 8:30am to 1:30pm
Tuesday – Friday: 8:30 am to 1:00pm

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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. Evening and weekend hours. $13.38 per hour.

Schedule:

Sundays 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
every other Saturday Noon to 6:00 PM

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