Jobs at the Mount Prospect Public Library

We’re in Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2019!

For the seventh year in a row, the Mount Prospect Public Library has been recognized as a 2019 Chicago Tribune Top Workplace. It is an honor to be placed in this category, especially since our employees were the judges. The Top Workplaces program is completely based upon employee surveys. At the Mount Prospect Public Library our staff care about our community and our patrons, but recognition like this demonstrates that our staff also care about each other, being collaborative, and providing excellent service to all. Consider joining our team here 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 Supervisor – Collection and Bibliographic Services Department

Page Supervisor position is responsible for supervising the Page/Shelver staff and tracking productivity statistics. This position will also train, supervise, and schedule library volunteers. Position assists the Circulation Department with AV workroom duties and perform Circulation workroom duties as assigned. Requires excellent computer and communication skills. Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 3 years of library experience.  Two years of supervisory experience is also required. The position offers $40,000 annual pay with health insurance, paid time off and retirement (IMRF) benefits. This full-time position will be required to work various evening and weekend shifts.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.  In addition, please provide a summary of your supervisory experience highlighting the number of direct reports (FT and/or PT) and your experience in hiring, training, and performance management.

 

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. Legally, applicants must be 16 or older to work past 7 pm.

Please note which of the two schedule options you prefer:

Option 1
Average 8 hours/week
WEEK A
Thursday 6-9 pm
Friday 6-9 pm
Saturday 12-4 pm
(every other Saturday)
WEEK B
Thursday 6-9 pm
Friday 6-9 pm

Option 2
Average 8 hours/week
WEEK A
Wednesday 6-9 pm
Thursday 6-9 pm
Saturday 12-4 pm
(every other Saturday)
WEEK B
Wednesday 6-9 pm
Thursday 6-9 pm

Detailed job description

Fiction/AV/Teen Assistant – Fiction/AV/Teen Department

Mount Prospect Public Library is seeking a service-oriented individual with a passion for popular culture to join a collaborative team serving readers, listeners, and viewers of all interests. Part time position available, average 17 hours per week. The Fiction/AV/Teen Assistant staffs a busy popular materials service desk serving both adults and teens, and works on additional tasks and projects. Extra tasks include assisting librarians with programming for teens and occasionally adults, as well as assisting with popular print and audiovisual collections. Scheduling flexibility and an enthusiasm for working with teen patrons are desired. Bachelor’s degree required. $15.54 per hour pay.

Schedule:
Monday   2 pm to 6 pm
Tuesday   2 pm to 6 pm
Thursday  2 pm to 6 pm
Friday   4 pm to 8 pm
Participation in weekend rotation:
Roughly 1 in 10 Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm; 1 in 10 Sundays noon to 5 pm

Detailed job description