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Public Services Associate in Youth Services

Hours/week: 16 hours / week
Salary: $11.50 / hour

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, reliable, service-oriented individual to become our new Public Services Associate in Youth Services. Join a team that is committed to providing a high level of service to all, and works together to make it happen across departments and divisions. We are looking for an energetic self-starter who functions well both independently and as part of a group.

Responsibilities include planning and conducting story times for young children and families, and working at our Information Desk, including: assisting patrons with identifying and locating materials, answering reference questions, homework help, and providing instructional support and troubleshooting for use of the library's electronic resources. Other responsibilities include programming for school-age youth, creating and maintaining booklists and displays, and providing readers advisory service to library patrons.

This position requires:

  • creativity and flexibility
  • familiarity with children's literature
  • ability to work well with people of all ages
  • keyboarding skills
  • a high level of ease using the Internet
  • experience using Microsoft Office software
  • the ability to communicate well in both written and spoken English

    Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree are preferred. Preference will also be given to candidates possessing one or more of the following: previous work experience with children and their caregivers; Spanish language skills; a good sense of humor.

    The Youth Services Associate position averages 16 hours a week (32 hours per biweekly pay period). The position involves one (1) five-and-a-half hour shift every week from 3-9 pm on Mondays, and one (1) seven-hour shift from 8:45 am-5 pm on Wednesdays. There is one (1) seven-hour shift every fourth week on Saturdays, and one (1) four-hour shift every other Sunday. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, there are no Sunday shifts.

    To apply, please contact

    Jean Jansen, Youth Services Manager
    Villa Park Public Library
    305 S. Ardmore Ave.
    Villa Park, IL 60181
    Phone: no phone calls, please
    Fax: (630) 834-0489