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Full Time Position

No full time openings. 

Part Time Position

Public Services Librarian

 Hours/week: 24 hours per week
Salary:
$16.58 hour, depending on qualifications

Benefits:  Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); sick leave, and vacation leave (with 3 years of service).

 

Description:

The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, service-oriented person to become our new Public Services Librarian in our newly renovated and expanded library. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, loves video games, is excited about working with patrons of all ages and is in touch with current popular culture and trends. Strong technology skills are a must, as is the ability to provide assistance both one-on-one and through classroom instruction.

This librarian must be eager to accept the challenge of developing teen programs and services. The job includes planning and conducting programs for teens and adults, and working at our Information Desks. Typical desk duties are answering ready reference and readers’ advisory questions, providing computer support/troubleshooting, and basic circulation functions.

Candidates must have, or be working towards, a Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university.  Preference will be given to candidates with a background in technology; those who have previous work experience with and who possess the ability to relate to teens and young adults are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Public Services Librarian position averages 24 hours a week (48 hours per biweekly pay period). The position requires the following shifts every week: Monday from
8:45 am -1 pm; Tuesday from 8:45 am -1 pm; alternating Wednesdays from
8:45am – 5:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 9:05 pm; Thursdays from 8:45 am-12:30 pm and every other Saturday from 8:45 am – 5:05 pm and Sunday from 12:45 pm -5:05 pm.

Deadline for application: open until filled.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Sean Birmingham

sbirmingham@vppl.info

Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
Phone: No phone calls, please.
Fax: (630) 834-0489

Public Services Associate

Hours/week: 16.158 hours per week
Salary: $13.65/ hour, depending on qualifications. Increases to $13.92 as of May 1, 2020.

Description:
The Villa Park Public Library seeks a versatile, service-oriented person to become our new Public Services Associate. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, and excited about working with patrons of all ages. Strong technology skills are required, as is the ability to provide assistance both one-on-one and through group instruction.

The job includes planning and conducting programs for young children and families, and working at our Service Desks. Typical desk duties are answering reference questions, providing computer support/troubleshooting, and handling program registrations. Also included are some circulation responsibilities such as checking items in and out, assisting patrons with accounts, and issuing library cards.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous work experience with children and families, or a background in education. Those who speak Spanish or have previous work experience with technology are also strongly encouraged to apply.

The Public Services Associate position averages 16.158 hours a week. The position requires the following shifts every week: 3:00–9:05 pm on Mondays; 1:00–9:05 on Wednesdays; one Saturday shift every fourth week from 8:45 am–5:05 pm; and one Sunday shift every other week from 12:45–5:05 pm. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, there are no Sunday shifts.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Sean Birmingham, Public Services Manager
Villa Park Public Library
305 S. Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
sbirmingham@vppl.info
Phone: No phone calls, please.
Fax: (630) 834-0489